In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign forces are funding, directing and encouraging activities bent on dest…
A brief but intense storm pummeled New Orleans on Thursday afternoon, toppling trees and power lines and collapsing at least two abandoned houses.
A motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run has been identified as a former Cleveland police officer who was fired after she stabbed and wounded her boyfriend.
Police say twin 15-month-old girls have died after being found in a hot car in northwest Georgia.
Tropical Storm Earl pushed over Mexico’s southern Gulf coast early Friday after drenching Belize and northern Guatemala.
Australia’s prime minister says he vetoed a predecessor’s bid for the top United Nations job because Kevin Rudd lacks the interpersonal skills and temperament to be a candidate.
The Latest on the retirement of two California prison wardens amid prison abuse allegations (all times local): 8:30 p.m.
Two 15-month-old twin girls died Thursday after they were found in a hot car in Carrollton, Ga., officials said.
Police in Tennessee say officers shot and wounded a man who wouldn’t drop what turned out to be a BB pistol after a chase.
North Korea has fired a barrage of missiles, artillery pieces and rockets into the waters off its east coast, including a medium-range ballistic missile that fell near Japan’s territorial waters this week.
Documents stemming from an investigation into the shooting death of a Native American woman by an Arizona police officer describe a chaotic scene in which witnesses say the officer repeatedly told the woman to drop the scissors in her hand before he op…
The police in Rio de Janeiro say a Russian diplomat trying to repel an attempted robbery near the Olympic Park was involved in a shooting that left the assailant dead.