'America shall be saved': Faith-healing evangelist's promises evoke cheers and questions
By the time the Rev. Reinhard Bonnke edges toward the stage, anticipation in the thundering arena is swelling.
Intimate details of former Va. governor's marriage laid bare in emotional testimony at trial
After former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his corruption trial, a narrative worthy of a nighttime soap opera got even juicier.
Texas marijuana farm a rare find near border
Officials say a two-acre field of marijuana recently found just 25 miles from the Texas-Mexico border was sophisticated and highly unusual for its location.
2-acre marijuana farm close to US-Mexico border a rare find in Texas; chase led to discovery
After shooting in Ferguson, life in the 'relatively quiet' suburb has been a daily battle
Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy." Since that news two weeks ago, she has been afraid to leave her apartment at night as protesters clash with police in sometimes violent confrontations.
Oklahoma City police officer accused of rape, sex assaults on patrol
An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol -- picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, police documents show.
Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog
A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.
Streets of Ferguson stay calm after nights of violent protests
A small stream of protesters marched in the St. Louis suburb as night fell Friday, but instead of confrontations with police, several stopped to talk one-on-one with officers about the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown and tactics used by authorities during previous demonstrations.
3 Japanese students killed, 5 injured in California car crash
All eight students were in an international program at Palomar College, where 135 Japanese students were staying with host families in the San Diego area, school president Robert Deegan said Friday.
Flash floods, mudslides in wildfire-scarred area of Washington damage several homes
An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.
Shias in Iraqi town starving under ISIS siege reminiscent of Mt. Sinjar
Islamic State militants have reportedly terrorized residents of an Iraq town for two months, leaving them without electricity and little hope unless international aide arrives.
Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack
Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile political transition.
At Paris march, hundreds of Kurds decry Islamic State assaults against civilians in Iraq
Hundreds of ethnic Kurds are marching in Paris to demand more international support for civilians in Iraq facing assaults by Islamic State militants.
Iraqi Kurds say Kirkuk blasts kill at least 10
Kurdish military officials and residents say that three explosions have torn through a residential neighborhood in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing over 10 people.
Thousands join human chain across the German-Polish border to protest brown coal mining
Several thousand people have formed a human chain across the German-Polish border to protest the expansion of open-cast mining for brown coal in the region.
China says 8 convicted terrorists executed in restive western region of Xinjiang
Chinese state media say eight convicted terrorists have been executed in western region of Xinjiang, where ethnic conflicts have left dozens of people dead this year.
Police say several people injured when Swedish mounted police charge demonstrators
Swedish police say several people were injured, including one seriously, when mounted police charged demonstrators in the southern part of the country.
Mali releases ex-judge of Islamic extremist tribunal for lack of evidence
A Malian activist says an al-Qaida-appointed judge from the Islamic tribunal that meted out harsh punishments while much of the country was under Islamist rule has been released for lack of evidence.
Ukranian soccer champion Shakhtar's stadium damaged by shelling in Donetsk
Ukrainian soccer champion Shakhtar Donetsk's stadium has been damaged by shelling during the conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatists.
Iceland says subglacial eruption is under way
Iceland's Meteorological Office says a subglacial eruption is underway at the Bardarbunga volcano, which has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes over the past week.