An air conditioning leak at One World Trade Center in New York City sent water cascading down a stairwell and trapped a handful of people inside two elevators for about two hours.
A Pakistani court in a high-profile corruption case has indicted the country's finance minister on graft charges after investigators found his assets did not match his reported income.
A rumbling, belching volcano that's threatening to blow has forced more than 7,000 people to flee their homes and authorities to declare an emergency on an island in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu.
The British editor-at-large of a prominent English-language newspaper in Dubai has pleaded not guilty to a premeditated murder charge over his wife's killing.
Women will be allowed to drive for the first time next summer in Saudi Arabia, the ultra-conservative kingdom announced, marking a significant expansion of women's rights in the only the country that barred them from getting behind the wheel.
Thousands of Iranians are mourning the death of a young Revolutionary Guard soldier beheaded by the Islamic State group in Iraq at state funeral in Tehran.
President Trump on Tuesday night tweeted an earlier video that showed the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, stopping a live interview to stand in silence for the U.S.’s National Anthem.
Even as authorities in rural southern Missouri dismiss the possibility that a transgender teenager's death was a hate crime, questions remain about why the quiet 17-year-old was killed in such a ghastly manner.
The anticipated release of thousands of never-before-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing.
An Ohio prison inmate is expected to plead guilty to using a restraint chain to strangle a fellow inmate on a corrections transport van.
Domingo Santana hit an early three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers kept pace in the playoff race by holding off the Cincinnati Reds 7-6.
Ahead of its one-year anniversary this Sunday, an exhibit honoring Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was installed at the Smithsonian’s African-American museum.
Inside Mexico City's Francisco Kino Elementary School a miniature city has emerged at the site of a shelter for people who lost their homes in last week's deadly earthquake.
The Miami Marlins struggle at the plate as they drop Game 2 of the series against the Rockies.
President Trump late Monday tweeted once again his support for Sen. Luther Strange in the hotly contested Alabama Republican runoff for U.S. Senate, a race that's pitted Trump against his former strategist, Steve Bannon.
Nearly $10,000 has been raised as of Tuesday night for a mother of three who lost her job at an Albuquerque, N.M., gas station after shooting an armed robbery suspect.
In Sunrise, Florida, Roberto Luongo stopped 38 shots to lead Florida to the victory.
Brian Dozier's three-run homer in the eighth inning pushed Minnesota to the brink of a playoff berth as the Twins rallied.
Marc Anthony has some scathing words for Donald Trump, pleading with the president to forget about football and focus instead on hurricane-hammered Puerto Rico.
Brian Dozier's three-run homer in the eighth inning pushed Minnesota to the brink of a playoff berth.