Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has accused his election rival of allowing corrupt candidates on his legislative ticket and failing to include women in senior positions
A New Orleans school board member withdrew from consideration for the board presidency Thursday night amid a flurry of criticism over her record of resistance to protections for LGBT students
Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don’t worry. For the past 290 million years, large asteroids have been crashing into Earth more than twice as often as they did in the previous 700 million years.
A federal appeals court panel has lifted a lower-court ban keeping Texas from eliminating Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program
An avalanche rushed down a mountainside at a New Mexico ski resort, injuring two people who were pulled from the snow after a roughly 20-minute rescue effort
U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday as hopes of a resolution to the trade dispute between the United States and China boosted industrial shares and lifted investor sentiment. Fred Katayama reports.
Authorities say an Arizona man who faces a terrorism charge for brandishing a knife in an encounter with a sheriff's sergeant was carrying out a "lone wolf" attack
A woman suing an Ohio hospital and doctor with claims that her husband received an outsize dose of a powerful painkiller before he died says it's clear medical safeguards "failed tremendously."
In his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump insists a physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico
Authorities in Melbourne, Australia, are searching for whoever attacked and killed a 21-year-old Israeli woman late Wednesday as she spoke on the phone with her sister, the BBC reports. "This was an absolutely horrendous, horrific attack that was committed against an innocent young woman," Detective Inspector Andrew Stamper said during...
Police in a Phoenix suburb say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer who believed he was armed was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun