WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition staff has issued a blanket edict requiring politically appointed ambassadors to leave their overseas posts by Inauguration Day, according to several American ...

Winter is here and with the chilly temperatures, it's more important than ever to bundle up with your favorite scarf. But a scarf doesn't just have to be something you throw on to keep cozy, it can actually be a great ...

A 27-year-old woman was found dead face-up on her bed in East Village public housing Wednesday afternoon, a scarf wrapped around her neck and her body covered with a blanket, police and sources said. A friend of the ...

Like Earth, Mars possesses north and south polar ice caps. Unlike Earth, however, the Martian versions not only contain water ice, there's there's a thick layer of carbon dioxide ice acting as a blanket. Frozen CO2, ...

Police say the death of a 27-year-old woman found in her bed with a scarf wrapped around her neck in Manhattan appears to be suspicious.  The woman, who has not been identified, was found under a blanket on her bed in ...

Video shot over 20 minutes shows a massive cloud of smog rolling into Beijing. A timelapse video has highlighted the extent of  China's toxic pollution problems. Chas Pope, a British engineer working in Beijing, ...

While scores of Quebecers binged on meat pie and malt liquor this Christmas Eve, Mark Sirois’s mind drifted into a visions of an icy future. Sirois, 45, is an amateur meteorologist who admits he probably spends too ...

We’ve found something that’s decidedly more interesting and way more relaxing than watching paint dry: a video of silver and lead growth. In case you weren’t already aware, observing chemical processes like ...

HANOVER, Minn., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A state trooper in Minnesota helped rescue a bald eagle found injured on a snowy December day, state police said. Minnesota State Patrol shared a photo of Trooper Dan Beasley holding ...

Dubai: Motorists on their way to work on Wednesday morning found themselves driving through poor weather conditions – accompanied by hundreds of fellow commuters who were all stuck in heavy traffic jams along major ...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - On the day Victoria Martens was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead in her family’s apartment by Albuquerque police officers, her dismembered remains wrapped in a ...

It's cold outside, which means it's time to hunker down at home with a blanket, some cozy clothing and a big, warm bowl of soup. But not just any recipe will do. When snow is accumulating on the ground and you don't ...

As car manufacturers continue to upgrade their cars with more and more technology, gadgets and gizmos, the spec sheets and options lists are becoming loaded with an endless stream of apparently meaningless letters and ...

New Delhi:  The countdown is on! Christmas is just a days away and Google is getting into the festive spirit with a Google Doodle celebrating the tradition of caroling.Happy holidays! This is the perfect time of year ...

ISTANBUL —  Turkish authorities imposed a social media blackout following Friday's release of the Islamic State (IS) video purportedly showing two Turkish soldiers being burned alive. For several hours, Facebook, ...

Mary and Joseph shuffled side by side down the concrete path until they arrived at a stable made of plywood and weathered two-by-fours. The couple eased onto bales of straw, leaned over the manger and peered down at ...

Kobe Bryant’s baby daughter has made her debut on social media. Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, each posted a picture of Bianka Bella Bryant on Twitter and Instagram Wednesday. The baby is sleeping and tightly wrapped ...

Sports cars and hauling things like Christmas trees don’t mix well. But for those who’ve decided to live the two-door lifestyle, limitations in utility often result in ingenious workarounds -- and hilarious results. ...

Trying to decide to go out when it’s cold and dreary outside is such a conundrum — if you stay home you feel major FOMO, but in the deep, dark, dead of winter all we really want to do is snuggle under a gigantic ...

Relatives of an 82-year-old Alzheimer’s patient were under the impression that only one beloved pet cat had to be looked after when the home was vacated, but a trip to check on the animal gave them quite a shock. ...