Communities north and south of the Bering Strait rely on near-shore ice for a natural sea wall, plus sea ice acts a platform from which to catch crab or cod, a transportation corridor between villages and a work station on which to butcher walrus.
The Governors Highway Safety Association says states aren’t making enough progress in getting people to buckle up when riding in the back seat.
A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upended a longstanding legal roadblock that has given the gun industry far-reaching immunity from lawsuits.
Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and walks. Five hundred dogs will test a pill that could slow the aging process.
Democrats rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump through a sharply divided House Thursday, the chamber's first formal vote in a fight that could stretch into the 2020 election year.
The network is an active group of public and private healthcare leaders dedicated to revamping the American healthcare payment system. Instead of the traditional fee-for-service structure, the network advocates for alternative payment models that offer incentives for high-quality and cost-efficient healthcare.
News from NASA doesn’t get the attention it did back in the days of the moon landings, so you probably didn’t known the International Space Station was in trouble last week. A portion of the power system was down because a critical power regulator that routes electricity to the various batteries failed.
General Motors has factories in Michigan, Ohio, New York, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Indiana and Kansas.
The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down.
Next year’s census should only take about 10 minutes to complete and you can do so online, by phone, by mail or in person when a U.S. Census worker comes by your residence.
Today’s Scrapbook Showcase features photos from a 16-day photo excursion to Southwestern Colorado and Northern New Mexico. The photos were taken and submitted by Kingsport’s Richard Currie. They include photos from Shiprock Pinnacle, one of New
Some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation's opioid crisis. But according to Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus, any impacts on his lawsuit against the company — and two additional drug manufacturers — have yet to be determined.
Though evil will always be with us as it always has been, the world is a beautiful, wonderful place filled with people of peace and good will. While we need to be forever vigilant, we should be thankful for what we have and the time we are given.
Forecasters said Dorian was most likely to begin pulling away from the Bahamas early Tuesday and curving to the northeast parallel to the Southeast seaboard of the United States.
Authorities said Sunday they still could not explain why a man with an AR-style weapon opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to begin a terrifying, 10-mile rampage that killed seven people and injured 22 others.