Thomas Edison's door key to the 19th century lab in New Jersey where he invented the phonograph goes up for auction this weekend, along with lightbulbs he perfected.
The Washington Monument, which has been plagued with elevator problems since a 2011 earthquake struck the U.S. capital, will remain closed until 2019 for much-needed repairs and renovations, the National Park Service said Friday.
A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute, authorities said.
The summits of Hawaii's Big Island could get more than two feet of snow, with a winter storm warning in effect through Saturday.
The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency's top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October.
Two suspected migrants were killed Saturday and a third was seriously injured in an accident as they hid in a cargo train from Italy to Austria, police said.
A teenage daredevil who climbed the World Trade Center's centerpiece tower in 2014 has surrendered to police after videos posted on social media showed him dangling from other New York skyscrapers.
A 66-year-old southern Iowa man was identified as the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a southeast Iowa Wal-Mart, killing three and injuring himself and another man in what officials believe was an accident.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump have spoken over the phone and discussed issues including economy and defense, the Presidential Office said Saturday.
US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of foreign policy to speak with the president of Taiwan, prompting Beijing Saturday to accuse Taipei of a ploy but saying the move would not affect US-China ties.