News

School shooting victims remembered as sweet…

An outgoing and 'really funny' student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom and an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school

Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town…

Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town

Police response to Texas school shooting remains…

Questions remain about the police response to a shooting at a high school outside Houston that killed 10 people

Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in…

Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure

AdChoices Icon

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training

Venezuela's Maduro wins re-election

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro wins re-election in a vote marred by an opposition boycott.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wins Disputed…

Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday’s presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities.

'Monotonous' Ocean Mapping Leads Researchers to…

It started out as just your average sweep of the ocean floor, but it wasn’t sand or those creepy angler fish scientists discovered, rather the unlocking of a 128-year shipwreck mystery. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

Italy moves toward populist government

Italy's president has convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League for consultations that could lead to the first populist government in the euro-zone's third largest economy

Coast Guard aids Canadian mariner whose vessel flooded

The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles from the Big Island

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war…

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty

AdChoices Icon

Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that…

Police say a man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members

'Deadpool 2' Kicks 'Infinity War' Out Of Top Spot…

"Deadpool 2" had the second best opening for an R-rated film of all time behind, you guessed it, the original "Deadpool."

US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

Survivors of Texas massacre confront 'spiritual…

Prosecutor tells seniors graduating from Texas high school where mass shooting occurred: 'You are entering into a war zone in this world, and it's a spiritual war zone'

AP PHOTOS: On the 'inside' with women behind bars

AP PHOTOS: The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that treatment programs and permanent solutions

Revolving door of despair: Drugs land more women…

The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that lack treatment programs and permanent solutions. In one Tenn. county jail, most female inmates have long-term addiction problems.

Verdict to be delivered in family ax murder trial

A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax arrived in court on Monday morning to hear the verdict in his case

AdChoices Icon

Police: Man charged with murder in death of girlfriend's son

Police in Washington, D.C. say a man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's child