Le Clos won his heat in 51.54 seconds; Phelps took his heat in 51.72 as he tries to become the first male swimmer to win the same event in three consecutive Olympics.
China’s national government has an official policy that “new energy vehicles” will become a major part of the country’s output.
Hundreds of thousands of people from Illinois to New Jersey are still without power after a line of deadly storms struck last Friday. A week of more unpredictable weather and sweltering temperatures has followed.
The death toll from the storms that devastated the eastern U.S. has risen to 14.
Two beaches along the Maryland and Delaware shore have made the list of the nation’s cleanest beaches.
The Supreme Court threw out key provisions of Arizona’s crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion could go forward on checking the status of suspects who might appear to be in the U.S. illegally.
It wasn’t just a celebration of the bicentennial on Thursday. It was also Flag Day, and that holds a special meaning for many.
Thursday marks a new life in America for dozens of naturalized immigrants.
The first black graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy is scheduled to be interred this week at the academy.
The G-8 is composed of some of the most powerful leaders in the world. The group has been meeting for nearly 40 years, and this year’s gathering at Camp David will address some of the most critical issues facing us today.
Nearly half of Americans could become obese within the next 20 years. That’s the alarming prediction from a new study.
A Maryland man held hostage in Pakistan is now begging President Barack Obama for help in a new video released by al-Qaeda.