Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has warned that 70,000 people could be in danger if the dam failed.
President Donald Trump is getting exactly what he wanted from a racially charged confrontation with professional athletes and sports team owners.
Scientists believe the forest was uncovered by mother nature in 2004 when Hurricane Ivan roiled the seabed.
Police in Tennessee were investigating the scene of a church shooting early Sunday afternoon. Officials called it a "a mass casualty situation."
The new order keeps restrictions on Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, removes restrictions on Sudan and adds new on Chad, North Korea and Venezuela.
Drenched and without power for so many days following Hurricane Maria, the residents of Puerto Rico on Sunday were able to see some hope on the wing.
Vaccine skeptics, often called anti-vaxxers, are getting bolder with their message that vaccines are the product of a coverup by industry, government and media.
Anthony Weiner, the ambitious New York congressman who online sexual indiscretions turned him into a national punchline, faces jail for sexting a teenager.
There was a lack of information about a potentially catastrophic breach of a dam in the town of Isabella, as evacuations continued following Hurricane Maria.
NBC News was granted a look at a first relief flight to Puerto Rico in which the charity Samaritan's Purse assembled 50,000 pounds of supplies.
UC Berkeley said Saturday a conservative student group cancelled the so-called 'Free Speech Week' they organized with right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.
The 10-year prison sentence of Michael Johnson, also referred to in news reports as "Tiger Mandingo," raises ethical questions about HIV criminalization laws.
Puerto Rico's fragile and neglected power grid collapsed under Hurricane Maria, and officials are still trying to assess the damage ─ let alone restore service.
The National Weather Service said that operators of the Guajataca Dam "continued to report the threat of a failure" which could cause flooding downstream.
U.S. troops have upped their exercises with European counterparts in recent years as a show of force and to strengthen integration between their militaries.
In most cases the systems were not breached, the federal government said. Election officials in three states said the attempts could be linked to Russia.
DeVos turned her intention to rescind Obama-era Title IX guidance into action on Friday, drawing mixed reactions from advocates of victims and those accused.
The White House could issue new requirements this weekend for travelers entering the U.S., replacing President Donald Trump's controversial ban.
Twenty-one Americans have suffered effects from mysterious sonic incidents apparently targeting embassy staff in Havana.
According to an internal city document obtained by NBC, Cincinnati has had 10 911 outages since June 2016. The latest one lasted three and a half hours.
Keith Tharpe is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. His lawyers say a juror's "racial animus" means he should get a reprieve.
The storm was forecast to move near or just east of the Turks and Caicos and the southeastern Bahamas on Friday before swerving into the open Atlantic.
Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on the Caribbean island of Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader.
The list of Major League Baseball teams expanding their safety nets to protect fans from balls and bats grew this week after a toddler got hit at Yankee Stadium.
Hurricane Harvey hit one family in southeast Texas especially hard. They are still clearing a home they had just remodeled for their injured son.
Millions of Puerto Ricans are grappling the realization that life will be different for a long time following Hurricane Maria.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed measures the social media giant is taking to protect the integrity of future elections during a Facebook Live on Thursday.
Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday again criticized the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as dangerous.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, a serious brain disease linked with concussions and head impacts, Boston University said.