A governing Hindu nationalist party lawmaker has been arrested after being accused of abducting and raping a teenage girl whose father died following an assault by a mob led by his brother when the girl protested.
The Legion of Christ religious order says it will try to respond to requests for compensation from former seminarians who were sexually abused by its founder and then discredited by officials for having publicly denounced him.
The Latest on sexual assault scandals at Michigan State University (all times local): 12:40 p.m.
A Minnesota woman who is wanted in connection with her husband's death is now a suspect in the killing of a Florida woman.
Israel's military says an unmanned Iranian aircraft shot down in February after infiltrating its airspace was armed with explosives and on a mission to attack Israel.
A suburban Detroit homeowner faces charges after shooting at — and missing — a black 14-year-old boy who police say knocked at the man's door to get directions to school.
Bill Cosby's chief accuser told a jury at the disgraced comedian's sexual assault retrial that she is here "for justice" after five other women testified that the man once revered as "America's Dad" is a serial rapist who harmed them too.
A meeting of the U.N.'s maritime agency has reached an agreement to cut the shipping industry's emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.
Donors, survivors and victims' families are questioning how a South Texas church is spending millions of dollars of donations made since a gunman killed more than two dozen worshippers in November.
The Latest on a man rescued after minivan drives off Northern California cliff (all times local): 10:00 a.m.
Never has the idiom "one's eyes are bigger than one's stomach" been more true than for this greedy King cobra snake.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Look up at the sky tonight. Every star you see — plus hundreds of thousands, even millions more — will come under the intense stare of NASA's newest planet hunter.
Crews have rescued a man after a minivan drove off a Northern California cliff.
Police say a man snatched a 5-year-old boy from his family and jumped in front of an approaching train with him at a station in western Germany.
The Latest on the Summit of the Americas (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Senate Democrats are urging Vice President Mike Pence to use his trip to Lima to reset relations with a region where they say President Donald Trump's immigrant-bashing rhetoric is costing the U.S. influence.
Rob Reiner has a message for Republicans.
A man killed his wife — who was also his daughter — and their 7-month-old son before taking his own life after the woman broke up with him, according to a 911 call.
Irish bishops, who have taken the lead in addressing the plight of children of Catholic priests, are signaling another envelope-pushing response to the problem that the Catholic Church has long sought to hide.
A fire that destroyed a New Hampshire soup kitchen has left untouched a stained glass replica of Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" on a wall.
An Ohio family is celebrating the recent homecoming of their 17-month-old daughter who has already beaten cancer twice.