A memoir by chef Iliana Regan and Hanif Abdurraqib's best-selling chronicle of A Tribe Called Quest are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards
The U.S. government is awarding $3 million to researchers investigating which chemicals in marijuana can be used to relieve pain, but none of the money will go toward studying THC, the part of the plant that gets people high
The Navy isn't hiding it: Those purported UFO videos seen in recent years really do show unidentified flying objects, the Washington Post reports. "The Navy designates the objects contained in these videos as unidentified aerial phenomena," Navy spokesman Joseph Gradisher told the Black Vault blog last week in the first...
Hurricane Humberto has lashed Bermuda with strong winds as the powerful Category 3 storm passed just to the north of the British Atlantic territory, while a newly formed hurricane is threatening tourist resorts along Mexico's Pacific coast
Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions
President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators
The Massachusetts woman sentenced to 15 months in jail for urging her suicidal boyfriend via text messages to take his own life is asking for early release
Chelsea has conceded on average more than two goals a game under new manager Frank Lampard and the team's fragile defense will be tested this weekend by Premier League leader Liverpool
Parents of young kids should steer them clear of juices and plant-based milk and focus instead on cow's milk and water, according to new guidelines. The nutrition advocacy group Healthy Eating Research commissioned scientists to create updated advice on what children should drink through age 5, reports the New York...
For the first time in nearly a century, a California trout species is swimming in a mountain creek that is its native habitat _ marking a milestone that conservationists hope will lead to a thriving population and removal of its threatened status
U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the West Coast
Whistleblower's complaint shows that Facebook has inadvertently provided extremist groups Islamic State and al-Qaida with a networking and recruitment tool by still producing dozens of pages in their names
Three city council members in New Jersey's capital city have now apologized for using or defending anti-Semitic language while discussing actions taken by the city's Jewish attorney