The PLO has affirmed 83-year-old Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as its unchallenged leader in a carefully staged four-day event.
Global bank HSBC says pretax profits dipped in the latest quarter because of higher operating costs.
Security camera footage from a Utah courthouse shows a defendant in handcuffs running out of a courtroom, flipping over a second-floor railing and falling to the ground below.
An 80-year-old man shot two people, killing one, at a Northern California apartment complex and later turned the gun on himself, authorities said Thursday.
The embattled chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives has won his job back just hours after sending a scalding letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accused a top Ryan staff aide of telling him “something like ‘maybe it’s time that we had a Chap…
A national restaurant chain that allegedly wanted only “fresh” employees and rejected “old white guys” has settled an age discrimination class action lawsuit to the tune of nearly $3 million, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednes…
The Latest on eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Hawaii County is expanding its evacuation order in response to the eruption of Kilauea volcano.
The Latest on bills in Oklahoma and Kansas to protect faith-based adoption agencies that won’t place children in LGBT homes (all times local): 11:02 p.m. Kansas lawmakers are close to joining their counterparts in Oklahoma in passing legislation to gra…
U.S. jobseekers likely enjoyed April after slogging through a so-so March.
A month-long blackout in Jennifer Naranjo’s neighborhood in the Venezuelan port city of Maracaibo leaves her anxious.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is releasing red lava into a residential subdivision, prompting the county to order mandatory evacuations.
The Latest on the ordeal of two Native American teens who were pulled from a Colorado State University admissions tour by police (all times local): 8:50 p.m.
A fatal shooting set off pandemonium inside a mall in Nashville, Tennessee, provoking an outsized police response in the city where a gunman killed several people at a Waffle House less than two weeks ago.
Missouri lawmakers on Thursday announced they’re calling a special session to order to discuss the possible impeachment of Gov. Eric Greitens.
In 2013 elections, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s face and reformist message were front and center.
The Latest on the expulsion of Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from the organization that puts on the Oscars (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Roman Polanski’s attorney says the director was blindsided by a decision to expel him from the organization that bes…
El Salvador’s government has approved an initiative presented by women’s rights groups for a national alert over gender-based violence.
Republican consultant and former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo told Fox News’ “The Story” Thursday night that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team “know more about the campaign than any one person does who worked there.”
West Virginia Republican Senate candidate Don Blankenship has attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over his “China family” in the latest use of racially charged language by the former Massey Energy CEO.
A 16-year-old girl in Utah reportedly delivered her aunt’s baby girl over the weekend, only a few days after being taught about child birth in high school.