Six Georgia inmates performing work detail on last Monday jumped into action when they noticed that a deputy had passed out.
The Latest on Muslim rebel attack on a southern Philippine village (all times local): Noon A Philippine military spokesman says gunmen who raided a southern village took five civilians to use as human shields as they retreated.
A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren’t as harmless as they might appear.
One student wrote how his parents were fed up with paying “war taxes” to street gangs in Honduras.
New Mexico’s top law enforcement officer is urging the author and antiquities dealer who inspired thousands to search remote corners of the American West for a hidden chest of gold and jewels to end the treasure hunt.
New York’s Lake Placid is vying to host the winter version of the World University Games.
Former President Cristina Fernandez has returned to Argentina’s political stage, launching a new party and promising to fight the economic policies of her conservative successor.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, removing the country’s counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession.
Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take hi…
A New Zealand lawmaker accused of making secret recordings of a staff member and then lying about what he did says he will quit when his term expires in September.
Philippine officials say Muslim rebels are engaging troops in a gunbattle in a southern village in an attack that may be an attempt to divert the military’s focus away from the militants who have laid siege on southern Marawi city.
Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, and may bring “life-threatening flash flooding” across the central Gulf Coast, according to forecasters.