Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is urging the country's Supreme Court to review its decision stripping congress of its last powers, a ruling that set off a storm of criticism from the opposition and foreign governments.
The Latest on a lawsuit alleging sexual assault at Hawaii's women's prison (all times local): 5 p.m.
Thousands of supporters of arrested former President Park Geun-hye were expected to gather in South Korea's capital on Saturday to call for her release.
The 11-year-old boy set out for a stroll with a friend in the main city of the disputed region of Kashmir.
A man who was shot at least twice by a Las Vegas police officer responding to a call about an armed man at a business was in surgery at a hospital, a police official said Friday.
A Marine has been arrested on suspicion of killing a woman and her adult daughter near a Southern California desert base.
A recall of the emergency anti-allergy medicine EpiPen is expanding to the U.S. and other markets in North America, Europe, Asia and South America because the allergy shots may not work.
Police have found the remains of a six-year-old girl who went missing from her bedroom in Tucson nearly five years ago.
The Latest on the case of a Tucson girl who went missing nearly five years ago (all times local): 4:40 p.m.
Three people have committed suicide and fourth jumped from a freeway bridge but survived during a single two-hour period in San Diego County.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a motion asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to expedite its appeal in the travel ban case in Hawaii.
A registered sex offender has been indicted on charges in the slaying and alleged rape of an Ohio State University student.
A Kansas man has pleaded guilty in the killing of his 7-year-old son whose remains were found near the family's pigs.
Guatemala will hold a second trial for former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Prosecutors have filed a lesser charge against a Florida woman previously facing up to 30 years in prison for the death of her infant daughter, who authorities say was beaten to death by her 6-year-old brother.
Carole Triem heard an unusual sound when she left an indoor swimming pool in downtown Juneau after her Friday morning workout.
A majority in Paraguay's Senate has approved a constitutional amendment allowing the re-election of a president to a second term, a move that was termed illegal by opposition members and opposed by the Senate president.
A witness to a deadly Texas wreck involving a church minibus says the driver of a pickup truck that crossed the center line repeatedly apologized and acknowledged he had been texting while driving.
A woman who retired from the Detroit school district after nearly 40 years has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for a scheme to reap nearly $1.3 million for tutoring services that weren't provided.
Ten women allege in a federal lawsuit that guards and a worker at a Hawaii prison sexually assaulted them while they were incarcerated.
Pakistani Christians imprisoned on terrorism charges for the lynching of two men after the 2015 church bombings in Lahore were allegedly told that if they renounced their faith and embraced Islam, their acquittal would be guaranteed.
Although many college basketball fans ripped up their NCAA Tournament brackets days ago, a North Carolina middle school student may consider having hers framed.
An album containing a rare photograph of abolitionist and Underground Railroad hero Harriet Tubman has been acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian's new African-American history museum.
A small church in Oklahoma has launched a "Racism & Racists Anonymous" program meant to help foster dialogue and racial reconciliation.
The tragic death of a 25-year-old airman in Syria illustrated the quiet role U.S. space forces play in ongoing fights.
Two women who used an internet chat room to raise several thousand dollars for the Somali militant group al-Shabab have been sentenced to prison.
The US Coast Guard can barely offload the cocaine it intercepts at sea before drug runners load up their go-fast boats and head toward U.S. shores.
A South Carolina man was arrested late Thursday as he prepared to board an overseas flight, where he is accused of trying to join the ISIS terror organization, according to the Justice Department.
Members of an Old East Dallas church say they've been locked out of their place of worship by a man who they say stole from their church. He’s now facing felony charges.
Oregon was the first state in the nation to give 5-cent refunds for recycling used soda cans and glass bottles more than 45 years ago.
Dozens of families remained at a lead-contaminated public housing complex in northwest Indiana, despite a Friday target date to move them out so the city can tear down the buildings.
Federal officials say an officer's suspicions and use of a drug-smelling dog and an X-ray system led to the discovery of cocaine with an estimated street value $1 million at a U.S.-Mexico border crossing.
The woman charged with driving three teenagers to an Oklahoma home where they were fatally shot during a break-in says she feels guilty, but not responsible for their deaths.
President Donald Trump is facing new questions about political interference in the investigations into Russian election meddling following reports that White House officials secretly funneled material to the chairman of the House intelligence committee.
The Latest on Philadelphia Prosecutor-Gifts (all times local): 3:40 p.m.
Amid a hailstorm of poison gas attacks, Russian cluster bombings, and displacements of tens of thousands of refugees—all actions judged by the United Nations to be war crimes—Syria’s long-running civil war has returned to extreme levels of brutality, even as U.N. officials continue to place wan hopes on a near-comatose peace process in Geneva.
An explosion of wildflowers in California's desert sands is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of color called a "super bloom." The natural wonder is thanks to a wet winter followed by warm temperatures in the Anza-Borrego State Park, northeast of San Diego.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday vowed to shutter Rikers Island and replace it with “at least a few new facilities” to lock up jailbirds elsewhere in the city.