The Coast Guard has launched an official investigation into what exactly happened Saturday afternoon along the Willamette River during Flugtag USA.
A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants at two churches in southern New Mexico.
Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.
A fire burning in forestland in southwest Oregon has spread to more than 23 square miles, keeping about 35 families from their homes.
A 67-year-old woman suffered severe injuries after being attacked by two dogs in a parking lot Friday afternoon.
Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display.
Campers and visitors were evacuated from the North Fork County Park on Saturday by a wildfire burning near the Santiam River.
Over 150 owners and corgis came out to the 2015 Pacific Northwest Corgi Picnic in Woodinville, WA.
The homemade flying machines for the Red Bull Flugtag weren't the only things hitting the Willamette River by Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Saturday.
Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the country's wildlife authority said Saturday.
The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday - starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.
It started with nausea and vomiting. It ended with a winning strategy. And it was punctuated with a marriage proposal.
The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted Saturday during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.
When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week.
A group of artists known as the Germ Collective have spent 14 months turning the hillside neighborhood of Las Palmitas into a giant, colorful mural in an effort to bring the working-class "barrio" together and change its gritty image.
A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.
It might bear a resemblance to a control tower but this unique structure could potentially be a home.
The Fred Meyer on Southeast Division usually holds these kinds of things for 30 days. So the clock has started ticking in the race to find this family.
Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it - and in the span of just 14 years.