For centuries, man has been on a quest to find the elixir to eternal life. Alchemists struggled fruitlessly to create the legendary philosopher's stone, a mythical substance capable of turning base metals into precious gold and said to hold the key to immortality.
The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.
Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.
Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.
A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
A mysterious sign at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., bespoke a larger truth: America has lost influence by failing to embody its own creeds.
With the midterm elections in sight, President Obama is traveling to Milwaukee to try to refocus attention on an economic policy issue that could help his party.
Police say a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.
Aides to the New Jersey governor say his journey is about economic ties and commitment to Hispanic voters back home, but it will also offer him a chance to demonstrate a grasp of international affairs as he considers a run for the presidency.
The network will restore the broadcast's Peter-Jennings-era title, "World News Tonight."
An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine.
Police have charged a Texas youth soccer trainer in connection with a 19-year-old homicide case.
The University of Florida is launching a center for global Islamic studies.
"Congress as been off for more than six weeks," Larson says on MSNBC.
In a personal plea to President Obama, the mother of jailed U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi asked for increased urgency in her son’s case in Mexico, where she says “one more day is one day too many” behind bars.
At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: "Oh, you took the easy way out."
The justices are hungry for the data in amicus briefs, but a law professor argues that this is a perilous trend, because some of the briefs cite questionable materials.
"The economy is clearly moving in the right direction," he says.