A bus plunged off a cliff in a mountainous area north of Costa Rica's capital on Thursday, killing 11 people on board and injuring 12, rescue officials said.
The United States will seek an explanation from the Philippines for President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement of a "separation" from Washington, the State Department said on Thursday, calling the remar
Authorities were expected to release details Thursday about how a deputy responding a roadside disturbance call in Northern California was shot to death a day earlier - becoming the state's fourth law
Activists at Europe's biggest annual gay rights conference warned Friday that populist political movements across the continent are stoking violence against minorities
Republican Donald Trump on Thursday said he would accept a "clear" election result but reserved the right to file a legal challenge, clarifying his stance a day after he refused to promise he would tr
EU leaders meeting at a summit Thursday are stepping up calls to boost Africa's economic development in exchange for sharp curbs on migrant flows following a similar arrangement with Turkey
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter on Thursday decried North Korea's latest missile test and vowed an "overwhelming" response if Pyongyang were ever to launch a nuclear weapon
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Convicted ex-congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia has been cleared of four of 22 counts of his corruption case based on post-trial motions. Fattah was convicted in June of orc
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early as
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, who’s railed for months about a “rigged” political system, used the final presidential debate to defiantly say he won’t decide until the electi
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails reveal internal disagreement among top aides to Hillary Clinton about her determination to hold a Clinton Foundation summit in Morocco that later drew attention over i
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Political donors have spent a record $450 million to support and oppose 17 November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on proposit
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer has been honored for going out of his way to help save a little boy’s life. Police in Granbury say Officer Chase Miller was scanning his radio̵
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Republican attorney general is asking a judge to block an order from the Democratic governor banning discrimination against LGBT people in state government.
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
Joe Biden is offering a searing takedown of Donald Trump's views on American democracy and foreign policy.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s child protection agency is being sued over allegations it allowed a couple to sexually assault their 4-year-old and 18-month-old daughters after the girls w
Trump's refusal, which Democratic rival Hillary Clinton called 'horrifying'
Japan's No. 2 automaker has agreed to make a 237 billion yen ($2.29 billion) investment to acquire 34 per cent of Mitsubishi Motors
Astoria Deputy Police Chief Eric Halverson says the cause of the fire is under investigation.
BAGHDAD (AP) — An American soldier died on Thursday from wounds sustained in a bombing in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said. It was the first U.S. service member to die from fighting in Iraq sinc
Wall Street banks like JPMorgan hold only minority stakes in such ventures
Samsung Electronics is in talks with LG Chem to supply batteries for its new smartphones
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group. Joshua Van Haften, formerly of Madison, pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal charge of attempting to
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state’s attorney general says his office doesn’t have jurisdiction to investigate the fatal police shooting of a mentally ill 66-year-old woman in New York City.
BEIRUT — Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who heads the largest bloc in parliament, on yesterday formally endorsed a leading Christian politician
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a veteran police officer in Florida fatally shot a man carrying a shotgun and a bottle of liquor following an apparent home invasion. Undersheriff Pat Ivey t
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Contributions to California’s November ballot initiatives hit $450 million, breaking state record.
ST-REMI, Que. - Quebec provincial police say a teen dressed in a clown costume faces a charge of assault with a weapon after allegedly attacking someone.
Police say Wednesday night's event seems to b
The Red Planet isn’t exactly a friendly place.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A southern Kansas man who admitted to endangering a child after a 2-year-old boy in his care ended up with an octopus lodged in his throat has been sentenced to two years of prob
Republican Donald Trump on Thursday said he would accept a "clear" election result but reserved the right to file a legal challenge, clarifying his s
TORONTO - Canada's print media landscape has suffered more than its fair share of casualties this year, with buyouts and layoffs a common recurrence in the industry. On Thursday, Postmedia announced i