A new report released Monday describes how Nigerian girls have endured physical torture, rape and forced marriages in the camps of the Islamist terror organization Boko Haram.
Canadian authorities said late Sunday that the gunman who fatally shot a soldier and attacked the Parliament building in Ottawa last week had "ideological and political" motives.
Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano continued to advance.
At least three California Highway Patrol officers have been accused of stealing nude pictures from cellphones taken off arrested women, according to a sworn search warrant that was reported over the weekend.
Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died. She was 66.
A 14-year-old girl shot by a student gunman at a Washington state high school Friday has died, hospital officials said late Sunday.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced late Sunday that he had loosened some of the restrictions in a mandatory 21-day Ebola quarantine that he had ordered along with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie this past Friday.
The captain of South Africa's national soccer team was fatally shot when armed men broke into the house where he was staying, police said.
Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, said Friday that artificial intelligence is probably the biggest threat to humans.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is "moving forward" on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he will enter the Republican field, according to his son, who's running for office in Texas.
A top congressional Democrat and Republican each warned Sunday about more “lone wolf” attacks, inspired by Islamic jihad and easily promulgated through Internet propaganda.
A notorious link to Chicago’s violent gangster past, the former home of the underworld boss Al Capone, can be had for a steal.
Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.
Three U.S. states imposing mandatory quarantines of health-care workers returning from Ebola-ravaged West Africa sparked a furious debate this weekend that included the country’s top infectious-disease doctor saying he would not have recommended such a measure and a quarantined nurse saying she feels like a “criminal.”
Low-budget chiller “Ouija” scared up the most ticket sales this weekend, but the strength of Keanu Reeves’ “John Wick” was the biggest box office surprise reports Variety.
Actor Ed O'Neill is supporting an effort to raise funds to complete a documentary about a colorful congressman in his native northeast Ohio.
One of the largest gold nuggets in modern times pulled from Northern California's Gold Country has sold to a secret buyer.
Police are planning to examine blood found near a chicken coop Saturday to see if it belongs to a man who is suspected of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks and has eluded capture for more than six weeks.
Duck Dynasty's Jep Robertson says he is hard to kill.The 36-year-old reality star went on Twitter to talk about his near-death experience after suffering from a seizure while deer hunting this past Sunday.
He also posted this picture comparing himself to Steven Segal in the hospital.In a statement to Us Weekly, the family says, "Jep was rushed to the hospital and received immediate treatment.
Doctors treating New York City’s first Ebola patient have given the ailing doctor a transfusion of blood plasma from an aid worker who was infected with the deadly disease in West Africa and survived.