Two bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a fire that tore through Philadelphia row houses on Thursday, according to Kathy Matheson, communications director for the Philadelphia Fire Department.
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Like a lot of people, you're probably not taking down your Christmas tree for a few months. So now's a good time to learn how to keep it from catching fire and burning your house down.
Six people died and 13 others were injured Saturday morning in an apartment fire in downtown Las Vegas, authorities say.
When Freddie Mercury decided his band Queen would record a Christmas song, he gave Jim Lea a call.
A 33-year-old man broke into a Yeshiva University dorm in New York City early Friday and used matches intended for a Hanukkah menorah to set three fires in the building while students were sleeping, city Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro said.
A Winston-Salem, North Carolina, city employee was killed Friday when one of his co-workers opened fire at a municipal building, officials said.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai is going to make a lot more money in his new expanded role as CEO of Alphabet.
Ah, holiday travel. Between huge crowds and weather delays, flying during this time of year is hectic. Now close your eyes and imagine the entire scenario with one additional annoyance: Loud talkers yammering into their cell phones at 35,000 feet.
US Steel is closing a mill near Detroit, laying off workers and cutting its dividend. The troubled company is trying to reverse operating losses it now forecasts for the fourth quarter.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday that he would return from his holiday immediately, after two volunteer firefighters died battling wildfires on Thursday.
People are feared dead after a possible gas explosion toppled three South Philadelphia row houses and significantly damaged two other buildings on Thursday, officials said.
A state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) for the second time in two months, as firefighters battle nearly 100 active fires amid a record-breaking heat wave.
President Donald Trump says the Chinese will buy $50 billion worth of farm products as part of a phase one deal struck last week, but that would mean China would have to double the amount it bought from US farmers before the trade war started.
In the lead-up to the holidays, as many people put up their final out-of-office replies for the year, workers at grocery-delivery startup Instacart are fighting for their livelihoods.
President Donald Trump is giving most federal workers the gift of an extra day off this holiday season.
Rosie the Riveter has inspired generations of women and now a test dummy named after her is breaking new barriers.
Congress has passed an annual defense authorization bill following a vote in the Senate on Tuesday that includes a provision that creates a new space force branch of the armed services and provides all federal workers with 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the first time in American history.
The Senate passed a historic measure on Tuesday that would fund paid family and medical leave for federal employees, marking a win for a policy pushed by Ivanka Trump, a senior White House adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump.
It took new Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Mark Tritton less than two months to clear out nearly the chain's entire executive suite.
Most of us won't live to see gender equality achieved worldwide, according to a new study, which predicts the milestone is almost 100 years away.
After a year-and-half of fraught negotiations that has slowed global growth and hurt American farmers and consumers, the United States and China have reached an interim trade deal bypassing an economic calamity -- for now.
The digital news employees at NBC News voted to form a union on Friday.
The White House held a summit on child care and paid leave on Thursday, an issue first daughter and senior presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has carried the torch on since President Donald Trump took office.
The number of Americans filing for their first week of unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week to the highest level in more than two years.