A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
Secretary of State John Kerry's proposals for a cease-fire that would halt the fighting in the Gaza Strip have been resisted by the Islamic militant group Hamas, who insist that any truce agreement must meet the group's main demand that a joint Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the territory be lifted.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ordered a review of the state's execution process after a convicted double murderer gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before his death Wednesday.
A Minneapolis man says he and his two children were asked to get off a Southwest Airlines flight and were not allowed back on the plane until he deleted an uncomplimentary tweet about a gate agent.
For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced late Wednesday that it had lifted the restriction prohibiting U.S. airlines from flying into and out of Israel's main airport in Tel Aviv.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
A Montana senator who is running for re-election suggested Wednesday that medication he took for post-traumatic stress disorder after service in Iraq may have been responsible for apparently plagiarized passages in his thesis.
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.
Has the Obama administration competently and effectively managed the government? A Fox News poll released Wednesday finds a majority of American voters says no -- including about a third of Democrats.
Despite believing Barack Obama has overstepped his authority as president, most voters reject calls to impeach him for that -- or for any other reason.
The Republican chairman of the Federal Election Commission warned Wednesday that his agency colleagues could try to regulate book publishers, during a heated session over a forthcoming book by GOP Rep. Paul Ryan.
Ukraine’s Security Council says two Ukrainian jets shot down in the eastern portion of the country Wednesday may have been brought down by missiles fired from Russia.
The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.
A Pennsylvania woman who told a witness she was running away from an alleged attacker was rescued after being impaled on a cemetery fence.
The New Jersey teen who made headlines when she sued her parents for child support after moving out of their home was back in court Wednesday, this time obtaining a temporary restraining order against her boyfriend, The Star-Ledger reported.
A man who dissapeared at a Jason Aldean concert was found dead.
A recent video gone viral shows a pair of U.S. Marines confronting a man they suspect of posing as a servicemember at a Florida funeral.
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The IRS has “no excuses” for the latest twist in the saga of its missing emails, says an expert in electronic discovery.