Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.
The U.S. Secret Service says a small drone crashed overnight at the White House complex while the president was in India.
Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.
Bradley Cooper is swapping Broadway for London's West End.
Lindsay Lohan is facing a race to complete her community service in time for a progress hearing next week after reportedly falling behind on her court-ordered duties due to ill health.
A 30-foot gray whale has turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle, where its stench is wafting into the noses of thousands of daily commuters.
There's a fever spreading across the land. It's Oscar fever, with a reasonably short incubation period but symptoms that turn otherwise rational film buffs into bingeing maniacs. In a good way!
Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday he doesn't know how footballs became deflated during the game that got his team to the Super Bowl.
A landslide moved a Camas woman’s backyard up the the back door of her neighbor's house overnight Saturday. Now the homeowners, insurance companies, city and county officials, and engineers are still trying to figure out the muddy mess.
Derrick Marks scored 19 points as Boise State rolled to an 86-36 victory against overmatched San Jose State on Wednesday night.
Hampered by winds and frigid temperatures, firefighters battled a huge fire Wednesday night at a New Jersey apartment complex that sent flames sky high and smoke visible from New York City across the Hudson River.
Boise head coach Kim Brydges has two former head coaches on her staff.
One sings about being "Happy," the other croons about being sad: Pharrell and Sam Smith will perform at the Grammys next month.
A 42-year-old man was arrested at an Ottawa hotel Wednesday following an overnight investigation linked to the discovery of what police said were dangerous chemicals 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) away in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia.
Obama was joined on Air Force One by Boise Mayor Dave Bieter. The President is scheduled to speak at about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at Boise State University.
Police say a New York man demolished his upstate home without telling his wife he planned to tear it down.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address drew unsparing morning-after reviews Wednesday from majority Republicans in Congress.