France has arrested 23 people in raids across the country and recovered a cache of weapons in the city of Lyon. A Belgium-born suspect is among those being sought by authorities.
California's death penalty is not 'cruel and unusual punishment' nor is it unconstitutional, ruled a federal appeals court Thursday.
A newly published video shows three Virginia police officers discharged their stun guns 20 times at Linwood Lambert Jr. during about 30 minutes.
An emu has been eluding capture for 66 days in Delaware, prompting two elementary school lockdowns. How do you catch an emu?
Kurdish peshmerga forces captured a strategic highway near Sinjar, Iraq, early on Thursday. Sinjar became an early symbol of ISIS brutality against the Yazidis.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani requested a halal menu, which customarily means no alcohol. But France was unwilling to break with the tradition of serving French wine at official state lunches and dinners.
In the past 24 hours, 20 aircraft were hit by laser beams as they flew over the US, the FAA reported. The pilots of three planes near Dallas reported being hit by laser beams on Wednesday evening.
Jordanian officials haven't commented on the likely motives of the gunman who turned on his trainers at a police facility on Monday. Six people died in the attack, including the Jordanian attacker.
South Korea and other US allies in Asia have welcomed the US Navy's assertion of navigation rights near reclaimed islands controlled by China.
The humanitarian relief organization saw donations fall by nearly a third in the past year, according to the latest charitable giving survey conducted by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Shotgun-wielding authorities eventually shot down the blimp over the Pennsylvania countryside. The wreckage is scattered in trees along a ravine in a secluded area with no roads leading directly to the site.
The Pacific island nation's newly established marine sanctuary will be the 6th largest protected area of ocean in the world.
Preteen Alena Mulhern is petitioning Massachusetts lawmakers to pass a resolution asking the US Congress to ensure 'equality for America’s adopted children.'
An assistant football coach for Bremerton High School in Washington state has been placed on administrative leave for defying orders not to pray in front of students.
A school resource officer's violent removal of a student from a classroom in Columbia, S.C., has reignited debate over the role of law enforcement officers in schools.
China has criticized the sail-past of a US warship close to an uninhabited reef in the South China Sea that China has occupied. The US and others contest China's territorial claims there.
Federal officials confiscated the shipment when it arrived via British Airways at the Phoenix International Airport in July, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press.
Five students have been arrested on charges relating to the severe beating of a junior accounting major at the University of Mississippi. The smiling mugshots of four of the suspects has sparked outrage in the university community.
Dozens of retirees and a young boy were killed in the crash, France's worst road accident in more than 30 years.
Newly obtained images of Kerberos challenges initial theories about Pluto's smallest moon.
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