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Bitcoin is surging. Here’s why.

Bitcoin is on a tear.The largest cryptocurrency has soared more than 20% over the last four days, approaching an all-time high ...

Hatch watch underway at California bald eagle nest monitored by popular camera feed

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. -- Hatch watch is underway in Southern California mountains. Three bald eagle chicks could emerge this week ...

Death row inmate exonerated 30 years after 1994 arson murder

A Philadelphia man who was convicted and sentenced to death in connection with the 1994 arson murder of a woman is ...

FBI raids home of NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ aide

The FBI carried out a search Thursday at the Bronx home of Winnie Greco, the director of Asian affairs for New ...

City discovers migrants being housed illegally in furniture store

New York City officials have vacated a Bronx furniture store that was converted to house dozens of migrants in "unsafe living ...

Average long-term mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight increase

LOS ANGELES -- The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate rose for the fourth consecutive week, another setback for prospective homebuyers just ...

Judge puts a halt to strict Texas immigration law

A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction Thursday to temporarily prevent one of the strictest immigration bills in the country from ...

California mountains brace for storm, up to 12 feet of snow possible

A blizzard warning is in effect in California as a new storm system moves into the mountains with potential to deliver ...

Murder victims get a chance to ‘tell’ their story as investigators crack case

On Aug. 19, 2017, Savanna Greywind, a 22-year-old nursing assistant, was reported missing by her parents, whom she lived with in ...

Putin warns that sending Western troops to Ukraine risks a global nuclear war

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fulfill Moscow’s goals in Ukraine and sternly warned the West against deeper ...

US applications for jobless benefits rise but remain historically low despite layoffs

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week, but layoffs remain historically low even as more high-profile companies have announced job ...

16- and 17-year-olds win right to vote in local elections in Vermont town

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- A Vermont town has acted on the notion that young voters offer hope for the future, giving 16- ...

Sunak says UK descending into mob rule. Critics accuse him of undermining rights

LONDON -- Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said Britain is descending into “mob rule” because of the pressures created by protests against ...

France again floats idea of sending non-combat troops to Ukraine

LONDON -- France’s foreign minister has suggested that Western countries should be considering the idea that NATO troops should perhaps be ...

US to investigate national security risks posed by Chinese-made ‘smart cars’

WASHINGTON -- Citing potential national security risks, the Biden administration says it will investigate Chinese-made “smart cars” that can gather sensitive ...

Detained US-Russian national to appear in Siberian court on treason charges

Ksenia Karelina, 33, was arrested on Jan. 27, according to Russian state media.LONDON -- Ksenia Karelina, a dual American-Russian citizen, is ...

At least 1 dead and several others injured in Orlando shooting

At least one person is dead and several others have been injured following a shooting in Orlando, Florida, police say.At approximately ...

Missing teen with autism found in New Mexico, about 200 miles away from his Arizona home

DEMING, N.M. -- A missing teen with autism has been found in New Mexico — about 200 miles (322 kilometers) away ...

Corruption, violence, drugs and gangs are ‘pervasive’ in 3 Mississippi prisons: DOJ

Conditions at three Mississippi Department of Corrections prisons violated the U.S. Constitution, a blistering Justice Department report released on Wednesday concluded.The ...

Man rescued 2 days after car rolls down Big Sur cliffside

The California Highway Patrol Coastal Division said Wednesday its teams rescued a man who had been stranded for two days after ...

Defiant Hunter Biden testifies behind closed doors in GOP impeachment inquiry

Hunter Biden on Wednesday condemned the GOP-led impeachment inquiry into his father, President Joe Biden, as a "political charade" and reiterated ...

Justice Department probing Boeing midair door plug blowout

The fuselage plug area of Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 Boeing 737-9 MAX, which was forced to make an emergency landing with ...

23-year-old pregnant Amish woman’s alleged murder: ‘Everyone is stunned’

The predominantly Amish community in Spartansburg, Pennsylvania, is left stunned and scared after a 23-year-old pregnant Amish woman was found dead ...

Person of interest images released in case of explosive at Alabama AG’s office

Authorities on Wednesday released images of an unknown person of interest as they investigate an explosive device left outside the Alabama ...