Yelena Dzhanova is a breaking and national news reporter with expertise in international affairs, U.S. foreign policy, and welfare policy.
The University of Central Florida has suspended a fraternity after a woman complained that her son was forced to chug a bottle of alcohol during a pledging event, school officials said Wednesday.
Discovery Channel’s popular storm chaser Joel Taylor died while aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the police there told NBC News on Wednesday.
Two labradoodles saved an elderly Michigan woman’s life when they discovered her outside in 9-degree weather wearing only a nightgown.
Apple is partnering with young Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai's organization to push for access to education for all girls around the globe.
Most references to Blackbeard point to his pillaging and rape. But now a new perception of the notorious pirate arises: a Blackbeard who may have been an avid reader, according to a discovery in a cannon chamber of his ship.
Former President Barack Obama gave parents tips on dancing and joked about his "dad moves" in a Netflix-released teaser of David Letterman's newest talk show, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.".
In early October, allegations surfaced that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed or assaulted multiple women over decades.
After the announcement of his marriage to American actor Meghan Markle, Prince Harry continues to demonstrate that his ties to American celebrities are only beginning to expand.
The most intact woolly mammoth skeleton ever found was sold Saturday at a mammoth price — about $645,000.
A Roman Catholic priest in Virginia who stepped down in August from his ministerial duties after revealing he was once a high-ranking Ku Klux Klansman is trying to make amends with a black family he terrorized in the 1970s.
For the first and only time in 2017, a visible supermoon will illuminate the sky starting Sunday night.
LONDON — England's top religious authority, the archbishop of Canterbury, said Sunday that he doesn't understand why so many Christians in the U.S. support President Donald Trump.
A man who survived the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 concertgoers and injured hundreds in Las Vegas has been killed in a hit-and-run in southern Nevada.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has reached a net worth of $100 billion — it's enough this holiday to buy over half a billion Echo speakers or pay the yearly subscriptions of more than 670 million Amazon Music Unlimited accounts.
Black Friday sales this year are poised to set off a spending frenzy. Consumers plan to spend an average of $743, which is $238 more than last year's average, according to survey data from RetailMeNot.