In their first official action since Donald Trump became president, California lawmakers are poised Monday to confirm a Democratic nominee for attorney general who has vowed to defend the state's libe
A 21-year-old man arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack has admitted links to a man being held by the Austrian police for the same reason, German investigators said on Monday
According to the US Census Bureau, the Hispanic population has actually now reached close to 57 million -- the largest minority living in the 320-million-strong country.
Some tallies have the total number of twisters that struck Georgia and Mississippi nearing 50
Military says publisher and reporter of Premium Times allegedly published libelous reports against Nigerian army chief
Announcement comes three months after army launches campaign to ‘liberate’ Daesh-held city
The health of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, 92, has improved and he will move out of the intensive care unit on Monday of a Houston hospital where he has been treated for more than a week fo
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man and woman accused of starving and torturing their 16-year-old daughter have pleaded not guilty in her October death. Nicole Finn and Joseph Finn Jr., of West Des M
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky attorney general’s office says state police violated the state’s open-records law by refusing to turn over a copy of bodycam video from the fatal shoot
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A judge is asking defense lawyers to talk to prosecutors about when to start a retrial for a South Carolina police officer on a murder charge in a traffic stop shooting. Micha
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he has selected former Republican congresswoman Heather Wilson of New Mexico to be secretary of the Air Force. Wilson, an Air Force Academy gradua
NEW YORK (AP) — Down is up. The sky is red. Dogs are birthing kittens. Facts? Nope. Try “alternative facts.” The internet went wild after a top Trump adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said the a
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Navy sailor has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife. WAVY-TV reported Monday (http://bit.ly/2jR1tu0 ) that Chadwick Ghes
Eleven people have been rescued, but more than 20 are missing five days after the tragedy.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge accused of making demeaning comments about women and saying black people should “go back to Africa” has abruptly resigned. Jacksonville-based Circ
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s presidency says that U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who expressed hope for a “new push” in bilateral relations
SALT LAKE CITY - The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision against hearing an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy (all times local):
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A dog that fled a fatal car crash that killed one of its owners has been reunited with the family in Florida. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2kdBHRJ
Iceland is gripped by a rare murder inquiry after a young woman's body was found.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An elected town official in Rhode Island faces criticism for tweeting that the women’s march was a man’s idea because it’s the “perfect way to get the
PARIS (AP) — A labyrinth and a scented secret garden led to Christian Dior’s enchanted show in Paris’ Musee Rodin Monday. The hugely-anticipated couture debut from new designer Maria Graz
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Syrian chocolate maker who brought his family business from his war-ravaged homeland to Canada says he has been denied entry into the United States where he had planned to me
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Air Force says Davis-Monthan Air Force base in Arizona is on lockdown after unconfirmed reports of gunshot sounds.
The base has been on lockdown for about 30 minutes as on-site se
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces have captured all of eastern Mosul, dislodging Islamic State militants from the last district they held east of the Tigris river, 100 days after the start of the U.S.-
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (AP) — A Maine native walking barefoot across the U.S. to raise awareness about climate change has been struck and killed on a Florida highway. Police say 33-year-old Mark Baumer
Three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of raping a woman in an assault that was broadcast live on Facebook, police said
CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - Offering prized bags of flour to police and hurling empty medicine boxes on the floor, Venezuelan opposition protesters launched a new push on Monday to fo
A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna's plan to buy rival Humana for about $34 billion and become a major player in the market for Medicare Advantage coverage.
U.S. District Judge John Ba
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on the winter storm in the Sierra and northern Nevada (all times local PST):
Heavy snow at Lake Tahoe has caused a roof to collapse at a liquor store and forced the
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has reinstated the convictions of a man sentenced to death for killing two people more than 20 years ago. The court said in a ruling late last week t
Police from 18 countries recovered over 3,500 stolen works of art and ancient artefacts of "great cultural importance" in a joint operation last year, the European police agency said Monday
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed fighting terrorism and extremism with U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call, and Trump applauded Egypt's efforts on those
Trump's animosity for the TPP was shared by some of the Democrats
BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union sanctions on Russia are pointless, the frontrunner in France's presidential election Francois Fillon said on Monday in Berlin, warning Russia and the United States un