Eleven mostly young people have been found dead in two New York suburbs since the start of the school year.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to visit one of the suburbs on New York’s Long Island that is in the grip of fear from a violent street gang with Central American ties, MS-13.
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China is threatening North Korea with sanctions if it continues to conduct nuclear tests.
Authorities say a Connecticut man is under arrest after massive amounts of explosive black powder were found in nearly every room of his home, enough to potentially blow up his entire block.
The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t stop Arkansas from executing Kenneth Williams, rejecting claims that the inmate is intellectually disabled and ineligible for the death penalty.
An off-duty Border Patrol agent is being investigated for possibly starting a large wildfire in southern Arizona while target shooting last weekend, authorities said Thursday.
Philippine prosecutors have filed murder charges against two police officers accused of killing a suspected drug dealer and his father inside a police station.
Japan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22-year low.
Afghanistan’s Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces.
Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean.
The family of a 16-year-old Tennessee high school student has filed a lawsuit against Roane County Schools and the contractor who employed a female janitor accused of raping the boy during school hours.
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday near the University of California, Berkeley campus to protest a canceled appearance by conservative speaker Ann Coulter, with at least 6 arrests reported so far.
A woman has been shot by police and four people were arrested during an anti-terror operation in north west London and Kent.
The former guardian for a central Missouri man who police believe was recently found dead in a concrete-encased container said she once called an abuse hotline because she believed he was being mistreated at a home for the mentally disabled.
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday near the University of California, Berkeley campus to protest a canceled appearance by conservative speaker Ann Coulter, with at least 4 arrests reported so far.
Arkansas planned Thursday to execute a fourth inmate in eight days.
U.S. Coast Guard medics have stopped using military contractors who intentionally injure sedated animals so that medics can practice treating combat wounds.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected moving the manslaughter trial of a police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black motorist.
Paraguayan prosecutors say the gang that blasted into an armored company vault this week got away with $11.72 million in cash — the biggest heist in the country’s history.