A Homeland Security Department official says hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months.
State researchers are using radio collars to track the movement of 16 female black bears living in or near a state forest in the Florida Panhandle.
Two Philadelphia universities—one specializing in health care and the other in design—have agreed to merge.
The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached related data systems in two states.
Hundreds of small turtles have washed up dead on the eastern end of Long Island in the last month, a die-off scientists blame on waterborne toxins that have reached unprecedented levels for reasons that aren't entirely clear.
Vast areas of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, state officials said, citing new research by NASA scientists.
Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.
A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them for more than a century.
Facebook on Monday dismissed complaints by German officials that it had not been helpful in fighting terrorism and urged authorities to better formulate their requests.
For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said.