Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015.
A six-alarm fire ripped through two homes in the dense neighborhood of East Boston Wednesday morning, injuring one firefighter and causing more than $1 million in estimated damage.
A man whose death is believed to be Nigeria?s first in a still-widening Ebola virus outbreak was planning a trip to Minnesota to visit his family next month, his wife said.
A doctor from Sierra Leone who was leading the fight to battle the deadly Ebola virus outbreak there has died from the disease, officials in that country said.
A 9-year-old girl who was hit by a small plane when it crashed on a Florida beach Sunday has died from her injuries, officials said.
North Carolina?s attorney general said Monday that the state would stop defending its same-sex marriage ban against legal challenges, just hours after a federal appeals court ruled that a similar ban in Virginia is unconstitutional.
Southwest Airlines is facing a $12-million fine after air safety regulators said the airline didn't comply with maintenance regulations on its Boeing 737 jetliner fleet.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kevin Harvick has a second straight shot at winning from the pole at Kansas Speedway. Harvick was back on top at the 1.5-mile track, posting a track record to help propel him to his second pole of the season. Harvick posted his record 194.658 mph lap Friday in the second round of NASCAR's knockout qualifying format. His No. 4 Chevrolet hit 194.252 in the third round to give him two straight poles at Kansas, after he won from the top spot at October's race. “It was `Freaky Fast' today, so just have to put it all together tomorrow night when it counts,” Harvick said. Harvick has two wins this season and won from the pole at Darlington. He...