UN refugee agency: Nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October this year
President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the former attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, for his next attorney general.
U.S. stocks are tumbling, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average and placing the benchmark S&P 500 on track for its worst week in nearly nine months
The high court is considering whether to overturn a court-created exception to the Constitution's double-jeopardy bar that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same crime.
Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tech industry
The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species
Wisconsin's incoming Democratic governor says he's willing to go to court if a Republican plan to restrict his powers is signed into law _ but he'll first ask GOP Gov. Scott Walker to veto the legislation
The U.S. military says one of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast is dead and five others remain missing
With new Democrats set to take over the governor's mansion across the country, the charter school movement may face a shifting political landscape in several key states.
Some residents of a California town devastated by a catastrophic wildfire nearly a month ago were finally allowed to return home to sift through the charred remains in search of precious family heirlooms, photos and other possessions
A Honduran woman affiliated with a caravan of Central American migrants gave birth on U.S. soil shortly after entering the country illegally, conferring U.S. citizenship for her offspring
Family, friends, dignitaries and all the living presidents honored George H.W. Bush's live on Tuesday. "For us, his was the brightest of the thousand points of light," his son George W. Bush said.
A prosecutor says a US Border Patrol agent indicted for capital murder in the killings of four women told investigators he wanted to 'clean up the streets' of his Texas border hometown
Miss America state groups in three more states have had their licenses revoked by the Miss America Organization following a bitter, high-stakes clash between state pageants and the national leadership headed by former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson
Toyota's top U.S. executive says car sales nationwide have nearly bottomed out and his company will keep making them despite a dramatic shift to trucks and SUVs
New Hampshire lawmakers have re-elected their veteran secretary of state and guardian of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary in a close vote
A federal appeals court will not revive a lawsuit that tried to block a Mississippi city from flying the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem
Scientists say after several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have experienced their largest jump in seven years
By sidestepping the Louisiana governor's race, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy denied Republicans a popular, high-profile candidate to pit against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards
Sully will head to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Facility Dog Program to assist with physical and occupational therapy to wounded soldiers and active duty personnel.
Authorities say Patrick Walker was able to do it by assuming another person’s identity. Also known as Notty Walker, the inmate and fugitive is on the run after he escaped from the Payne County, OK, Jail on Thursday.
Former FBI Director James Comey has reached a deal to testify privately to the House Judiciary Committee, backing off his legal fight for an open hearing
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has used his first full day in office to double down on promises to deploy the military for public security, tackling a key concern: stemming rampant violence and rising murders
Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored during several public and private events over the next four days in Houston and Washington before a burial in Texas