A Pennsylvania corrections officer has been charged after a drug-detecting police dog in his care died last month after it was left in a hot vehicle for 2½ hours during a training exercise.
The Philippine president has rejected proposals for him to declare a state of emergency on a violent southern island to be able to more rapidly crush Abu Sayyaf extremists, who killed 15 soldiers this week in the largest single-day combat loss of his g…
A 13-year-old boy who police say accidentally shot himself and a 12-year-old girl inside a Philadelphia home is facing charges.
A suspect in a fatal shooting in western Japan has holed up at an apartment in an armed standoff after he fired at a police car and escaped.
It was just the start of another school year, but the greeting was anything but routine for students arriving at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.
Officials say a small plane crashed into an RV park as it approached Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The condition of the pilot or anyone else who may have been aboard is unclear, but there were no injuries on the ground.
Nepal mountaineering authorities have determined that an Indian couple faked a Mount Everest ascent earlier this year by altering photographs to make it appear they were on the summit, officials said Tuesday.
Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday, then planned a short break before casting votes that will decide whether to remove her permanently as leader of Latin America’s most populous country.
The impeachment fight in Brazil over whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office has been about more than the charges that she mismanaged the federal budget.
Here is a look at the allegations against suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in her Senate impeachment trial and how they compare to previous administrations: ___ DECREES: At least three decrees signed by Rousseff were irregular, according to…
When President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers his annual report to congress, he’ll reflect on a year that has seen rising homicide rates, a sluggish economy and a midterm electoral rout of his party.
Hundreds of representatives of Myanmar’s ethnic tribes gathered Wednesday in the country’s capital for historic peace talks with the government aimed at ending decades of separatist insurgencies that have claimed thousands of lives.
About 10 people have been arrested in Milwaukee after dozens gathered near where a black man was fatally shot by police earlier this month.
Twelve South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan’s military in World War II have sued the Seoul government over a deal it reached with Tokyo to compensate the victims.
The Latest on a New Jersey highway shootout that left a man dead and four suspects wounded (all times local): 9:45 p.m.
South Korea says North Korea has executed a top education official and banished two other officials to rural areas for re-education.
The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions o…
Authorities in New York say 11 kayakers were injured when they were hit by a ferry on the Hudson River.
Police say an 8-year-old girl shot in the head during a drive-by shooting in Miami has died.
Mexican immigration authorities say 424 migrants from African countries arrived at the southern state of Chiapas over two days last week.