Men's Warehouse Inc. announced Wednesday that George Zimmer, founder and executive chairman of the company, has been fired.
The National Hurricane Center says the second named storm of the 2013 hurricane season is heading west toward southern Mexico.
The White House and NASA want the public's help in hunting for asteroids that could potentially smash into Earth. They're also looking for a perfect space rock to capture so that astronauts could go there and study it.
The Federal Reserve will continue its program of purchasing $85 billion in securities and will leave the target interest rate for federal funds untouched to support the U.S. economy, the U.S. central bank said in a policy update issued Wednesday afternoon.
Whitman was at one point known as "America's Favorite Folksinger," but he was far more popular overseas. His music saved the Earth from aliens in the comedy Mars Attacks!
The United Nations says more than 45 million people worldwide are refugees — the most since 1994 — and that nearly half are children. Fleeing Syrians are a growing concern.
The gravestone incorrectly listed his birth year as 1942, instead of 1924. The engraver has corrected the error.
Robert Mueller told the Senate the FBI used drones rarely and for surveillance proposes. The DEA and the ATF had both revealed they possessed drones.
Some small communities hit 96 degrees, punctuating the strongest heat wave since 1969.
Obama also defended his administration's surveillance programs, saying they've struck the right balance between security and privacy.
As the demonstrations swamped São Paolo, the government tried appease the them by in some cities lowering the bus fare that sparked the unrest.
Also: Federal Reserve policymakers offer their latest economic forecast today; tens of thousands of Brazilians are still protesting; the AMA declares obesity a disease; and a man pleads guilty to smuggling snakes on a plane.
Also: The folly of marathon readings; Tom Wolfe has a new book; VICE apologizes for tasteless photo spread.
The Heat won in overtime on Wednesday night in what LeBron James called "the best game I've ever been a part of."
The developments cast doubt on the newly announced peace talks between the insurgents and the U.S.
The journalist whose candid interviews of Gen. Stanley McChrystal led to the officer's eventual removal from his post has died in a car crash, according to reports.
Amazon ends the contracts of people and businesses that are paid for sending customers to the retailer. The company has taken similar steps in other states that have passed laws like Minnesota's new sales tax legislation.
The court filing comes one week after Google asked the U.S. government's permission to provide the public with information about the national security requests it receives.
The whereabouts of the ex-Teamsters boss is the stuff of urban legend. Here are the highlights and lowlights of the various searches for Jimmy Hoffa's body.
When we get free perks we didn't earn, negative feelings can result, according to researchers. Part of the problem? Fellow customers. It helps if they're not around, a new study says.