Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete.
An upstate New York school district has shot down a high school that said no to a senior’s yearbook photo because it shows her posing with a gun.
The Pentagon said Saturday it has released four Afghan detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention center to their home country, President Obama’s most recent effort to reduce the detainee population toward his goal of closing the facility.
A 103-year-old Florida golfer has made history, becoming the oldest person to record a hole-in-one.
Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years — repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps — the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide.
British actor Idris Elba could be the first black James Bond, according to more leaked e-mails from Sony Pictures.
Stephen Collins says his past sexual misconduct with underage girls may have stemmed from his own childhood trauma.
North Korea says it can prove it is not behind the massive Sony Pictures cyberattack that has led to the cancellation of the release of the movie “The Interview.”
The New York Police Department suspended a police officer Friday who was seen in a video punching a 16-year-old who was under arrest.
A battle over a Noah’s Ark-themed amusement park in Kentucky could end up in federal court.
The attorney for a 56-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people, including a 6-year-old boy, said it was an accident when she ran her car into nearly a dozen pedestrians outside a California church, describing her as someone who "does not live her life recklessly." "Two days ago, three days ago, people that knew her couldn't believe that she'd be in this situation," said Jeffrey Gray, attorney for Margo Bronstein.
Protesters rallying support of the Dontre Hamilton family blocked traffic in Milwaukee Friday evening leading to dozens of arrests.
Some witnesses speaking under oath before a grand jury investigating the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer told lies, St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said Friday.
A video released Friday shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator.
Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.
Nearly 20 years after reporters and congressional investigators caught the Clinton administration trying to register a million immigrants as new citizens and Democratic voters -- many without proper documents -- some Republicans fear the Obama administration is instituting a similar policy.
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
Sony Pictures Entertainment defended its decision Friday to shelve the comedy film "The Interview" in the wake of a massive hacking attack and threats against movie theaters, saying it had "no choice" to cancel the Dec. 25 release.
The Islamic State is turning Christian churches in Iraq and Syria into dungeons and torture chambers after stripping them of priceless artifacts to sell on the black market, according to reports.
An Australian mother was arrested for murder in the stabbing deaths of eight children, seven of whom were believed to be hers, police said Saturday.