Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief after last weekend's fatal police shooting of an unarmed ...
WASHINGTON - The Senate parliamentarian added a new complication to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill, ruling the GOP would need to win an all but impossible 60 ...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A historian is going to court this month in an attempt to force Australian authorities to release secret letters that would reveal what Queen Elizabeth II knew of her repre
Researchers were surprised to find that consuming a sugary drink with a higher-protein meal could decrease the body’s metabolism.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The sight of vehicles set ablaze by cartels has mostly been confined to lawless stretches of Mexico's provinces, so the appearance of burning buses in Mexico City this week has
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A veteran federal prosecutor was nominated Friday by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska. Trump nominated Bryan Schroder for the po
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has added more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million to his revised personal financial disclosure. A
“You know, I didn’t want to speak out,” Gustavo Dudamel said in a short interview in his office at Walt Disney Concert Hall. He’d just taken part in a conversation at the Los Angeles Philharmonic’
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Two former top intelligence officials harshly criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for not standing up to Russia for meddling in the presidential election, one of them wond
Thai monk Wirapol Sukphol denies a range of charges but the case points to a wider trend of bad karma.
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau said on Friday she was "willing to step aside" following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian wo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens were released and returned, the White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the Trump administration was “too restrictive” in deciding what family relationships qualify as close enough to avoid the
PHOENIX (AP) — New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back. A priva
Equal marriage will be celebrated at Gay Pride Berlin, but adoption is still a thorny issue.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered at the funeral for one of four young men found buried at a sprawling Pennsylvania farm last week. A pot dealer has confessed to killing and buryin
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia are looking for a man who they say used two babies to help him steal about $1,000 worth of sunglasses. The Newtown Township Police Department sa
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called for suspending all contact with Israel on Friday after new security measures around Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site set off a wave of widespread violence t
It was still daylight when a Mexican military patrol was attacked on the city streets, leading to what authorities described as a fierce firefight with a heavily armed gang. Soon the Internet and
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The stars of “Teen Wolf” made a special appearance at Comic-Con Friday for an audience of one. Nine members of the MTV show’s cast sat down for a meet-and-greet wit
In Norway, anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid, and it rarely causes problems, writes Lars Bevanger.
How Comic-Con has become an annual festival of costumes and comic books - and a multi-million dollar industry.
NEW YORK (AP) — He was the only Trump ally on stage that day. Yet Anthony Scaramucci didn’t seem to mind the tough questions from MSNBC host Joe Scarborough or the hostile crowd that filled the
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Judging by the “Twin Peaks” panel at Comic-Con, solving the mystery of David Lynch seemed more pressing than the mystery of where the show is going. The 18-episode reviva
An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges.
The disposable robot is made from cardboard and powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero computer.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Andrey Osipov has been put on trial twice for participating in a protest in March.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Arizona Republican who tried to oust Sen. John McCain last year is suggesting that he resign because he’s been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Kelli War
The U.K. will require operators of many hobby drones to register them with the government and take a test to assure proper use amid growing concern that the unmanned planes pose a threat to aviation.
Meet Bosnia's pupils who are fighting against a deeply divided education system based on religious lines.
LIMA (Reuters) - Striking mining workers in Peru agreed to return to work by Monday after the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski promised to name a task force to discuss labor laws with the
"The Secretary-General deeply deplores the death of three Palestinians in clashes today with the Israeli security forces and calls for these incidents to be fully investigated," the statement read
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police chief resigns at mayor’s request after officer’s shooting of Australian woman who called 911.