Charlotte officials appealed for calm on Thursday, hours after violent riots stemming from a controversial police shooting of a black man injured several police officers and civilians and resulted in 44 arrests.
A day after the body of a North Texas college student was found dismembered and burned in a plastic kiddie pool in a park, a mysterious tweet appeared on her Twitter account that read, “Never knew I could feel like this.”
A Chinese court has sentenced a lawyer who defended activists and others in sensitive cases to 12 years in prison on fraud charges.
A firefighter among those battling a central California wildfire died Wednesday and another was hurt when the water truck they were in overturned on a highway miles from the fire lines.
Repair crews worked through the night trying to restore electricity to Puerto Rico’s 3.5 million people early Thursday after a fire at a power plant blacked out the entire U.S. territory.
A relative says an Australian Christian pastor has died in a South African hospital days after he was attacked in Malawi in east Africa during a preaching tour.
Taiwan has protested its exclusion from a United Nations conference on the global fishing industry, allegedly at the behest of chief rival China.
Election officials on Wednesday quashed the opposition’s hope of holding a recall referendum that could wrest Venezuela’s presidency from the ruling socialist party.
A court in Hanoi has begun hearing an appeal from a prominent blogger who was sentenced earlier this year to five years in prison for anti-state writings.
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A Muslim group is suing the city of Yonkers over a house that received landmark designation that it had purchased to turn into a mosque.
Weeks after being removed as Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff is calling the prosecution of her predecessor on corruption charges another attack on the nation’s democracy.
A big fire erupted at an electricity plant that powers most of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, causing a blackout that swept across the U.S. territory of 3.5 million people.
Colonial Pipeline has restarted the gasoline pipeline in Alabama that was shut down after a major leak, which caused shortages and surging fuel prices across the South.