An Illinois couple is due in court on charges accusing them in the death of their 5-year-old son after a body believed to be his was found wrapped in plastic and buried in a shallow grave.
A possible tornado has caused severe damage to buildings, vehicles and power lines in the northern Louisiana city of Ruston.
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose 2.7% in March with a key category that tracks business investment decisions rising at the strongest pace in eight months.
Fort Bragg Army base in North Carolina is suffering a widespread power outage.
A new generation of young and media-savvy political leaders is vying to become Spain’s next prime minister in a general election Sunday.
The European Union has criticized Russia’s move to fast-track citizenship applications from people living in conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, calling it “another attack on Ukraine’s sovereignty by Russia.”
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he has asked the leaders of four Central European countries for help in a long dispute with North Korea over the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago.
A study has found that Germans are increasingly hostile toward asylum-seekers, whereas prejudices toward other minorities such as homeless or gay people have declined.
Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a language law that seeks to increase the use of Ukrainian in a country where Russian is also widely used.
After the Carr Fire tore through our community of Redding, California, last summer, we mostly avoided the “what if” question.
For Californians who might have to escape wildfire again this year, the options are perilous.
How many roads are enough to get out?
Rwanda’s Supreme Court has upheld a law that says defaming the president is illegal, but it says drawing cartoons or producing writing that “humiliates” a government official is no longer a crime.
China says it has complained to France after one of its warships entered Chinese territorial waters while passing through the Taiwan Strait this month.
Italian leaders are holding observances on Liberation Day, which celebrates the end of the country’s fascist dictatorship during World War II, with appeals against glorifying dictator Benito Mussolini.
A powerful tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall by early Friday in northern Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead.
Businesses in Colombo are advising staff to stay indoors until 2 p.m. because of a possible security threat and an ongoing search operation in the capital.
A West Virginia police officer accused of stalking an underage girl has posted bail and been released from custody.
London-based Barclays bank says it may cut costs if “challenging” economic conditions persists throughout the year.
Aid groups are suing the French government to stop the donation of six boats to Libya’s navy, saying the watercraft will be used to take migrants to detention centers notorious for horrific conditions.