The US government announced on Saturday it would recognise same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not to take up the debate. The announcement from Attorney General Eric Holder means gay and lesbian married couples in those states will have the same legal rights and federal benefits as heterosexual […]
A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom, killing one girl.
A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings.
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms. Nina Pham got a hug from President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House. And outside the hospital where she had been since last […]
The governors of New Jersey and New York say they're issuing a mandatory quarantine for travelers.
A man admitted driving a car onto Oklahoma's state Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument.
A Virginia medical examiner has identified human remains found last week as those of missing student.
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal.
An American doctor, who became the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in New York, is in stable condition.
Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician, tested positive for the Ebola virus.
According to CNN, the shooter used the gun of his father. It is a "high capacity" weapon, the channel reported.
A gunman who stormed Canada's parliament after killing a soldier at a nearby war memorial was a petty criminal.
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula. The top US diplomat insisted before any such moves could happen North Korea must first show a serious commitment to […]
Peru's electoral law allows for tied races to be decided by a coin toss.
The first person diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil flew from Liberia to Texas and later died in a Dallas hospital.
Canadian police has now conceded that there was just one gunman in Ottawa attack.
President Barack Obama condemned the shootings in Canada as "outrageous acts."
US President Barack Obama greeted Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists across the world on the occasion of Diwali.
The White House has cautioned against making assumptions about Obama's changes to US immigration rules.
All travelers who come into the US from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored.
Goldman Sachs attacked expert evidence offered by attorneys for ex-female employees in a sex discrimination lawsuit.
US health officials are setting up a network of about 20 go-to hospitals to handle the care of an Ebola patient.
The American was arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub.
US and Canadian put their air defence on heightened alert following a shooting in Canada's parliament.
Mexico says 19 suspects died in three nearly simultaneous confrontations just across the border from Texas.
An American man, who was detained by North Korea, had a teary reunion with his family in Ohio, USA.
Instead of finding the 43, authorities are asking "Who are the 28?"
A young woman was voting next to Obama when her boyfriend decided to make a wise crack.
An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon. The Nebraska Medical Center said Tuesday afternoon that Ashoka Mukpo’s blood tested negative for the virus. He will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit Wednesday. Mukpo said in a statement that recovering from Ebola “is a truly […]
Eighty-eight former students were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer.
A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon has pleaded not guilty.
FBI is investigating the possibility that three girls were trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS extremists.
Senior US officials are considering an Iraqi request for more American military advisers.
The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta come as 43 people who were […]
The Pentagon said that US air strikes has helped to keep Islamic State militants from taking Kobani.
On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse.