Gunman arrested after allegedly killing two California deputies, injuring another and bystander
A gunman who allegedly killed two sheriff's deputies and wounded another officer and a bystander in the Sacramento County area has been arrested, a spokeswoman for the Placer County sheriff said Friday night.
Poll: 65 percent of Americans think Islamic State militants pose important threat
Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
Motive unclear in Wash. state high school shooting
Many questions still surround the motive behind Friday morning’s shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Washington.
Pentagon reports 1st death of US soldier involved in Islamic State campaign
The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
Prosecutors: No new evidence, witness on Boston Marathon bombing suspect, brother, 2011 deaths
Prosecutors said in a court filing Friday they don't have any new evidence that the brother of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple slaying and have no witness who will testify to what Tsarnaev knew about his brother and the killings.
Remains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen
Remains found by a hunter this month in the rugged outback of southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test himself against the wilderness, like in the movie "Into the Wild."
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 2 California deputies, shooting of 2 others
A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two Northern California sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours and 30 miles across two Northern California counties.
Referee for Major League Soccer suspended after New York arrest on fraud charge
A Major League Soccer referee has been accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working and has been suspended.
Cockroach disrupts Chicago City Hall during pest control chief's budget address
A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.
California jury says castrated sex offender no longer sexually violent, should be released
A California jury has concluded that a castrated sex offender is no longer a sexually violent predator and is eligible for release from a mental hospital.
Citizen Jihadists: ISIS uses 'lone wolves' to mount cheap, effective attacks on US soil
As the Islamic State continues their mission of spreading their violent message across the internet, the very real possibility of “lone wolf” terrorists could be on the rise leaving them with a new weapon against the western world—the citizen jihadist.
Women fight on front lines of battle against Islamic State militants in Syria, Iraq
Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher.
Tunisians desire stability and prosperity ahead of elections completing democratic transition
Tunisians vote Sunday to elect a permanent parliament and complete a democratic transition that began when they overthrew their long-ruling dictator in 2011.
Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her.
Iran hangs woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her
European Central Bank review could push weak banks to raise money, restructure
The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.
Tunisians express doubts over politics as they prepare to elect historic new parliament
In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall.
In sign of growing desperation, expert says 8,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar in less than 2 weeks
A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert.
16 killed in China coal mine collapse
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.
Brazil's election pits 'ghosts of past' against 'monsters of present' as president leads polls
Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." The latest polls give left-leaning incumbent Dilma Rousseff a slight edge in Sunday's runoff vote to lead the world's fifth-largest nation.