Tensions running high as ambush suspect eludes hundreds of law enforcement
A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect's friend due in court for final hearing before trial
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was due in federal court for a final hearing before his trial begins next week.
Convicted al-Qaida spokesman due in US court to face possible life term in terrorism case
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was due in court to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
More than 100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis protest
A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.
Pentagon: US, partners expand airstrikes into Syria against Islamic State group targets
The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region.
Abbas says he will demand UN resolution to end Israeli occupation
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the U.N.
Drought leaves huge California water wholesaler with tightening reserves; 2015 cuts possible
The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday.
Turkish president indicates his country traded Islamic State prisoners for Turkish hostages
Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan has indicated that his country may have traded Islamic State group prisoners it held captive in exchange for 49 Turkish hostages held by the militants.
Mike Tyson comes to aid of injured motorcyclist in Vegas crash
Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.
Federal appeals court reinstates NY lawsuit alleging National Westminster Bank supported Hamas
A federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a lawsuit in which victims of terrorist attacks in Israel accused the National Westminster Bank of supporting Hamas, just hours before a Brooklyn jury ruled against a bank in a similar case.
Lawyer: Outspoken Uighur scholar in China found guilty of separatism, receives life sentence
The lawyer for an outspoken scholar from China's Uighur minority says his client has been found guilty of separatism and sentenced to life in jail.
Israeli army spokesman: 2 suspects in fatal abduction of 3 Israeli teens killed in West Bank.
An Israeli army spokesman says two Palestinians suspected in the fatal abduction of three Israeli teens in June have been killed in a shootout with Israeli forces.
Damascus says Washington informed Syrian UN envoy before striking Islamic State group in Syria
Syria's foreign ministry says the United States informed Damascus' envoy to the United Nations before launching airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.
China factory activity rises again, easing concerns about No. 2 economy's recovery
Growth in China's sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No.
Amnesty faults China's booming industry of police torture tools, calls for export ban
Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.
Mexico says power at 15 percent in Los Cabos, as hurricane death toll rises to 5
Mexican authorities are struggling to get power back on in the resort area of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through.
Syrian opposition chief urges immediate US airstrikes in Syria, says time is of essence
The head of Syria's Western-backed opposition group is calling for immediate U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria.
Israel official: US must be cautious in nuclear talks with Iran
There is growing concern among Iran’s neighbors - including Israel - that the U.S. might be risking regional security in its negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program.
Guatemalan authorities suspend rights in town where 11 died in clash over development
Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.
Photo prompts speculation Nigeria's Boko Haram leader killed in battle
Is he or isn’t he?
That’s the question being asked after photos have surfaced online in the last week which allegedly shows the leader of extremist terrorist group Boko Haram executed.