A Chicago police disciplinary body has ruled that a city police officer’s fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man carrying a baseball bat the day after Christmas in 2015 was unjustified.
China’s Muslim minority Uighurs (WEE’-ghurs) fleeing a stifling security crackdown in droves often end up caught in a tug-of-war between militant members of Syria-based Islamic groups and exiled moderate leaders who reject calls of jihad.
It wasn’t only bullets and violence that killed thousands of indigenous people during Guatemala’s 1960-1996 civil war.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken said goodbye to staff members and supporters in Minneapolis on Thursday night, in his first public appearance in Minnesota since being accused of sexual harassment.
An explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg on Wednesday that injured 13 people was a terrorist attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.
Six people were rushed to hospitals after a van rammed into a Gap store in downtown Seattle on Thursday, authorities said.
The Latest on a New Jersey town accused in a lawsuit of using town ordinances to discriminate against Orthodox Jews (all times local): 11 p.m.
China is offering foreign companies a tax break in a bid to retain investment in response to changes in U.S. and other foreign tax laws.
At least 12 people were killed and others injured after a massive fire broke out in a New York City apartment building, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press conference Thursday night.
Recy Taylor, a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention, has died.
President Trump railed against “nuclear menace” North Korea and fumed at the reports China illegally delivered oil to the Hermit Kingdom, exclaiming “That wasn’t my deal!” during a wide-ranging interview Thursday with an outlet he’s long derided.
A report on a Hawaii siren test that drew international attention amid a North Korea missile threat shows that 28 sirens statewide played the wrong sound or had other technical problems.
At least six people were killed and others were reported injured Thursday night after a massive fire broke out in a New York City apartment building, officials said.
The U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals will reconsider the asylum request of a Mexican journalist who believes he will be killed if deported.
A northern Indiana prosecutor says a railroad police officer won’t face any criminal charges for firing shots that wounded a 13-year-old boy who led police on a car chase.
A University of California regent who was caught on tape last year asking an employee if he could hold her breasts has decided to resign amid growing calls that he step down.
People across the world got their cute animal fix this week as they witnessed the hatching of two new baby eaglets on “Eagle Cam.”
An official says at least 15 people have been killed in a fire that struck a building in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital.
The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld a decision that forced two Christian bakers to pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple who said they felt “mentally raped” when the bakers declined to make a wedding cake.
The popular — and controversial — “Cards Against Humanity” party game has come under fire for selling a “Chosen People Pack” containing prompts about “Torturing Jews” and referencing Holocaust victim Anne Frank’s genitals.