The potentially deadly jellyfish-like Portuguese man-of-war has been found up and down the New Jersey coast — and more are likely on their way.
"I don't think that this is going to be easy," said Gov. Nikki Haley of her efforts to have the Confederate flag removed from state battle grounds.
Jaylon Rippy died after getting struck by the fish; her mother, Tanya Faye Rippy, and 9-year-old brother, Trevor Rippy, were also injured.
Kathryn Steinle, 32, was gunned down at Pier 14 in San Francisco on Wednesday.
The Manteca Police Department said officers responded to reports of numerous injuries from an explosion at a local home shortly before midnight.
See how the country spent the long weekend, including hot dog competitions, tall ships and fireworks.
The girl — who authorities believe is about 4 years old with brown hair, brown eyes and weighing 30 pounds — was discovered on June 25.
Authorities did not say what kind of disturbance Hartman caused, but they say she did have a ticket to board the plane.
Sandy Phillips and Caren Teves each lost a child in the Colorado theater massacre. Now, they are constant companions at the trial of James Holmes.
Competitive eater Matt Stonie managed to down more dogs than reigning champ Chestnut at this year's contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.
Miki Sudo of Las Vegas ate 38 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to claim the coveted title Saturday in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
As large crowds gather all over the country for Fourth of July celebrations, there's heightened concern about terrorist attacks. NBC's Kristen Welker reports.
The town of Avon said that "two or three" fireworks shells went into the crowd due to "a malfunction" at its annual "Salute to the USA" show.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a "congratulatory" message to President Barack Obama marking U.S. Independence Day.
The 400-foot-tall wheel stopped for more than 45 minutes, and rescue crews spent three hours getting everyone off.
Firefighters had to come to Bet the House BBQ on South Elm Street just before 5 a.m. to put out a fire that started behind the building in the restaurant's smoke house.
As the debt crisis bites, a soup kitchen run by a Greek-American is not just serving the city's homeless but also residents facing economic hardship.
About 700 inmates at an Arizona prison were being moved to new locations Friday after disturbances on consecutive days left their housing units uninhabitable
A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.
The sign appearing to taunt prisoners was found months after a handcuffed man suffered a fatal spinal injury while in a police van in April.
Zack Provost captured this incredible lightning strike inside the Magic Kingdom at Disneyworld
Some things you may not have known about America's birthday.
The single-seater carried pilot Andre Borschberg with the help of 17,000 solar cells across ten thousand miles.
Wisconsin Wildlife Service workers are dynamiting beaver dams in an effort to improve trout habitats. WJFW's Ben Meyer reports.
The cause of death was related to his age, according to the church, which said he spent his decades of devotion immersed in scripture.
Already this year, there have been 15 fatalities in the U.S., and the number could easily surge past last year's total of 26, forecasters warn.
The motorsports series said it will not hold its season-ending awards ceremony at the Trump National Doral Miami after recent inflammatory remarks.
The AStar AS350 B3 helicopter crashed in Frisco, Colorado, at around 2:42 p.m. outside of a hospital, officials said. No patients were on board.
Federal officials have warned of a higher risk of terrorism over the holiday.
Ted Cruz gives his take on Donald Trump's controversial comments about undocumented immigrants.