Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos.
The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, high-level talks were held in Geneva and Vladimir Putin weighed in on his neighbor's future for hours from Moscow.
A motorcyclist was hurt Wednesday in a solo crash. Police said the 56-year-old rider suffered several broken bones and abrasions.
A 9-month-old boxer pup named Duncan barreled down a beach in Oregon, running full tilt on soft sand into YouTube history and showing more than 4 million viewers that he can revel in a good romp despite lacking back legs.
A 40-foot grey whale began washing up on the beach at Seaside, leaving a big mess for cleanup crews and a powerful odor for everybody in the general vicinity on Tuesday.
New Kids on the Block star Donnie Wahlberg has convinced his girlfriend, Jenny McCarthy, to relax her rules on marriage after asking her to be his wife.
A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving 290 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters.
Police have released photos of two people, believed to be women, wanted for robbing a mini market.
An overturned beer truck put a damper on the morning commute Tuesday in Fresno.
Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.
The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings started with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday morning at the site of the twin explosions, the first tribute in a day dedicated to honoring the three people who died and the more than 260 people who were injured.
London is getting a new fashion extravaganza - the Victoria's Secret Show, which will take place for the first time in the British capital this year.
A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.
Thousands of Nicaraguans woke up in the streets Monday after a sleepless night rocked by two strong earthquakes, part of a string of tremors that have kept the Central American country on edge since late last week.
A police chief in California says two parolees charged with killing four women were wearing GPS trackers at the time of the murders — and there may be more victims.
With California in a third dry year, well drilling is booming across the nation's most productive agricultural region, and some drilling companies are booked for months or a year. In some counties, requests for permits to dig new wells have soared, more than doubling over this time last year.
Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.