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New device removes mercury from drinking water

Researchers have developed a new method to remove mercury from drinking water, according to a new study....

1 dead, others injured in Brooklyn Bridge crash

One person died and at least five others were injured in a multi-car collision on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, leaving the vehicles in flames. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).pu...

Crude oil prices see some recovery after Tuesday plunge

Crude oil prices were higher Wednesday morning in part due to a bounce back after a near 6 percent decline on Tuesday....

North Korea athletes at Iran archery event take gold, silver and bronze

North Korean athletes in Iran won gold, silver and bronze medals at the first CISM World Military Archery Championships in Tehran, according to Pyongyang's state media....

Frogs get stressed out by traffic, too

Sonic stress can disrupt the health of amphibians, according to a new study. But the research suggests animals can adapt to tolerate loud noises....

Christina El Moussa denies feud with Joanna Gaines

"Flip or Flop" star Christina El Moussa said she has "nothing but respect" for "Fixer Upper" alum Joanna Gaines....

Italian leaders won’t negotiate budget despite EU sanction threats

Italy refuses to negotiate its budget despite threats from the European Union that it will sanction Rome if changes aren't made....

Watch: 395 people ice skate into Guinness Book of World Records

Guinness World Records confirmed 395 skaters set a world record when they formed a human chain on a frozen river in Canada....

Meghan Markle visits Grenfell Tower survivors in London

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, spent the evening cooking at the Hubb Community Kitchen ahead of Thanksgiving....

Report: North Korea man arrested after escape attempt

A North Korean man who once held office in a regional city was arrested after attempting to escape, according to sources in the country....

Obesity linked to COPD in nonsmokers

People who are morbidly obese have a much higher probability of developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) than people who smoked....

Watch: Hawk breaks window at Queens woman’s home

Police in New York said officers responding to a report of a possible burglary arrived at the home to find a hawk had crashed through a window....

Gazprom advances work to ship gas to China

Russia's Gazprom told China's CNPC that "the bulk of the work" on a pipeline that will transport Russian gas to China will be completed in December....

Lin-Manuel Miranda to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lin-Manuel Miranda will be the next celebrity to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, when he receives the honor Nov. 30....

Report: Robert De Niro, Grace Hightower split after 20 years

Robert De Niro and his wife, actress and philanthropist Grace Hightower, have reportedly separated....

Amazon’s move will gentrify neighborhoods

When large companies move into an area, politicians often proclaim how the new business will create jobs, increase tax revenues, and lead to economic growth....

Navy and Marine Corps to purchase improved barrier defeating 5.66mm ammunition

Federal Cartridge Co. is being awarded by the Navy $41.2 million for MK 318 MOD 0 5.56mm barrier ammunition for M4 and M4A1 carbines....

Cindy Hyde-Smith, Mike Espy debate ahead of Mississippi runoff vote

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's reelection campaign has been in damage control mode since video went viral of her joking about a public hanging....

U.S., South Korea hold first working group meeting on North Korea

The United States and South Korea held the first meeting of its bilateral working group on North Korea on Tuesday....

Margot Robbie posts full, lengthy title for ‘Birds of Prey’

Margot Robbie posted on Instagram the full title of her upcoming DC Comics team up film, "Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)."...