A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed former US Marine who spent eight months behind bars.
Democratic and Republican candidates are locked in tight governors' races across the US.
A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated US law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants. Prosecutors fell short of justifying why the public and media should be barred from parts of the […]
A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one, made his first court appearance on Friday.
The combined budget for US civilian and military intelligence operations shrunk by more than 15 percent since 2010.
Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa.
Authorities probed a possible police connection to killing of three US citizens visiting their father in Mexico.
Commercial space tourism suffered a huge setback when a prototype passenger rocket exploded during a test flight.
Civilian US defense employees returning from Ebola relief work can choose between two monitoring regimen.
A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in US National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media.
A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat.
The United States placed influential Myanmar lawmaker and businessman Aung Thaung on its sanctions blacklist.
President Barack Obama sought to mobilise Democratic voters Thursday in the race for governor in Maine.
A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead, was captured.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was worried about the escalation of tensions across Jerusalem.
A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate was released after he recanted.
For two days, Lazaro Allegue has scoured the waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay in search of his son.
A nurse defied Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers, leaving her home Thursday for a bike ride.
NYC's disease detectives were off and running the moment call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola.
The US is not sufficiently committing the resources it should contribute to the world, says John Kerry.
Four people were killed today when a small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building.
A contingent of National Guard troops was dispatched to Hawaii to provide security to the Big Island community.
An Ohio city agreed to rehire an American, Jeffrey Fowle, who was arrested and detained in North Korea.
A US family is facing cruelty charges after 150 cats were found living in the walls and rooms of a rural home.
The operation was ordered by President Barack Obama after the CIA traced Bin Laden's courier to the high-walled compound.
The journey of three girls who authorities say tried to join ISIS militants has many worried.
Officials say until a judge signs off on an order they don't have authority to prevent a nurse from leaving home.
The move is likely to irritate Beijing just days before Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to visit.
Rain fell on Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava creeping closer to homes and a main road.
A man who authorities say told people he wanted to fly bombs on remote-controlled planes has been sentenced.
A video featuring a woman who is harassed while walking through New York Street has gone viral, with over 8.7 million likes within two days after it was posted on YouTube. The video starts with the woman adjusting a hidden camera to record the reactions of people as she walks across the streets of the […]
The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a genuine trend, says WHO.
Here’s a look at the status of marijuana laws in some countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. ARGENTINA: Personal possession of marijuana was decriminalised under a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that jail time for small amounts of drugs violates Argentina’s constitution. Although the ruling only referred to pot, in practice it extended to most […]
A Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana on Wednesday as part of a pilot program.
Latest school shooting claimed lives of two students and the teenage shooter less than two weeks before elections.
Ed Rendell is blaming himself for a flap that led to a song being scrapped from a program honoring Malala.