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US military fighter jets shot down the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon over the Atlantic Ocean off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin confirmed Saturday.
The Biden administration has restored protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the world's largest intact temperate rainforest, sometimes called, "America's Amazon."
The bounceback of international travel in the post-pandemic landscape shows little signs of slowing.
Bobi, at the age of 30 years and 268 days, has been crowned the world's oldest living dog -- and the oldest dog to ever live -- by Guinness World Records.
The suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that violated American airspace this week has fueled a diplomatic crisis with the postponement of Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's planned trip to Beijing.
More than 20 million people in the Northeast will continue enduring a brief, yet life-threatening, cold spell this weekend as temperatures feeling well below zero are delivered across the region.
Yale University has honored Bobbi Wilson, a 9-year-old Black girl who had the police called on her after spraying invasive spotted lanternflies.
It was a straightforward header from close range that put Borussia Dortmund 3-1 ahead in the second half of its league game Saturday, but the simplicity of the goal should not mask its significance.
In our increasingly divided world, there are few things on which we can agree -- not politics, not religion, certainly not social issues.
LeBron James finished with 27 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 131-126 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday, leaving the 38-year-old needing 36 points to surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA all-time scoring record.
Look in the night sky this weekend for February's full moon, where it can be glimpsed around the world.
Federal authorities made a grim and unexpected discovery in an unattended bag last week at a Detroit airport.
Pakistan's former President General Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai after a prolonged illness at Dubai American Hospital, according to a statement from the Pakistani military.
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The men went missing after their boat reportedly capsized Monday.
A ministry in Bedford providing free firewood to qualifying individuals anticipates fuel needs will be more urgent this winter because of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic effects.
New co-host Nat Cardona joins the program for a new season that looks at North Carolina serial killer Robert Sylvester Alston.
A Bedford man was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a Bedford County man, police said July 23.
Thomas "T.J." Robertson's son testified that an M4 rifle found is his.
A Bedford County man who shot two family members after an argument over the merits of car manufacturers Ford versus Chevrolet in 2019 was sentenced in Bedford County Circuit Court on Friday.
The negotiations between Pittsylvania County and neighboring Franklin County regarding the response area for the Cool Branch Volunteer Fire and Rescue Agency came to a head last week.
The Democrat running in the 5th Congressional District calls on his Republican opponent to divest from pharmaceutical stocks.
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Aug. 18 agreeing to not adopt any new gun laws. The county joins nearly 20 other localities in the state that have made similar pledges intended to protect Second Amendment rights.
After 28 years of providing free healthcare to uninsured individuals in Bedford County, the Bedford Christian Free Clinic is closing its doors.