Latin America's first pope arrived in this port city on Monday for the first big event of a three-nation tour where he's set compassion for the weak and respect for the environment as central themes.
Newlyweds Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis exchanged vows in a secluded garden in California over the Independence Day weekend.
Veteran rockers The Grateful Dead broke attendance records at a stadium in Chicago as they played to a full house for their final shows.
Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans' elusive third Women's World Cup title.
When Dave Reynolds hurt himself in the bathroom one night, he decided that no one should ever have to go through the same ordeal.
Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
British police say they have closed an investigation into who supplied Peaches Geldof with the heroin that killed her.
Which nation imported the most dollars worth of American flags from the U.S.? How many dollars worth of fireworks do Americans buy each year? And which patriotic city names are the most popular?
Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Those were some of the alternate-universe products at this week's 61st annual Fancy Food Show.
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.
So it went Thursday at an Independence Day festival in Utah, where officials said a pig-shaped hot-air balloon descended quickly to the ground after hitting a Wyoming cowboy-themed entry.
The crash is the fourth Precision helicopter crash in nearly two decades, however Wednesday night’s crash is the first one involving fatalities.
Latin superstar Romeo Santos has Topped Taylor Swift with more than 4 billion views of his videos on YouTube.com.
BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.
A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius.