A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."
A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 40 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 56.
While a television news crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the Albuquerque downtown area, a thief drove off in the station's SUV.
Texas authorities say a 25-year-old woman has been charged in the deaths of her two children who were found inside a hot car last month outside the family's home.
The father of a Southern California 5-year-old who has been missing for two months was arrested Friday afternoon in Las Vegas on suspicion of his son's murder, authorities said.
A county government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes are feared buried by a landslide that crashed into their homes.
Deputies opened fire at a charging pit bull and one bullet apparently ricocheted off the ground and killed a 17-year-old boy who had been helping to restrain the dog, authorities said Thursday.
The Latest on a foiled plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 5:30 a.m.
St. Louis police say a black off-duty officer who heard a commotion near his home and tried to help fellow officers arrest three black suspects has been shot by a white officer who did not recognize him.
The Latest on the rape trial of a former Vanderbilt football player (all times local): 7:15 p.m.
Saudi security forces foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, exchanging gunfire with one of the suspects who blew himself up inside a home Friday, Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said.
San Francisco police say the UPS driver who shot and killed three colleagues last week was armed with two stolen guns and appeared to target his victims.
A federal judge in Denver has ordered the release of a man who has been detained for 5½ years after being accused of providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization.
Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday after the country's two largest political parties set aside decades of bitter rivalry and reached a landmark agreement aimed at furthering efforts to eventually join the European Union.
Authorities say a former Muslim threatened to blow up a Florida mosque, later telling investigators he was being targeted for converting to Judaism.
An elected official in Washington is asking U.S. Park Police why teenagers were handcuffed for selling bottled water on the National Mall.
A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway while preparing for an Ohio air show, and authorities say the jet's two occupants have been taken to a hospital.
Jury deliberations have extended well into their second day in the case of a former Vanderbilt University football player charged in the 2013 rape of an unconscious female student.
The Trump administration has quietly rescinded a reward of up to $5 million for information about a top member of the al-Qaida-allied extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.
Mexican authorities say 10 people have been injured by a fireworks explosion in central Mexico.
A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday.
Washington's mayor says the District of Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in the country to offer a gender-neutral identifier on driver's licenses.
Georgia authorities have given $10,000 apiece to two Tennessee households for help catching two inmates accused of killing their guards while escaping from a prison bus.
President Michelle Bachelet is asking forgiveness of Chile's largest indigenous group for what she says are "errors and horrors" committed by the state throughout history.
Authorities say an unspecified, false threat on an American Airlines flight forced the halting of a plane on a runway at the Las Vegas airport so passengers could be rescreened and the plane could be searched.
Fire has been raging for nearly a day through a building in Peru's capital where tons of flammable materials were stored — and the country has been transfixed by appeals for help by trapped youth.
The Trump administration is eliminating funding for a U.S. nonprofit that combats white extremism.
A Massachusetts police department has recovered a shotgun taken from a stolen police vehicle.
A reputed Colombo crime family underboss reported to be the oldest inmate in the federal prison system has been released at the age of 100.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the environment shouldn't be a partisan issue.
Two senior U.S. senators are asking Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to investigate reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.
Officials say U.S. military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says the nation is on the verge of completing an historic feat: All guerrillas in the country's largest rebel group will soon have turned in their weapons.
An Oklahoma doctor has been charged with second-degree murder in the overdose deaths of at least five patients from the powerful painkillers and other drugs she had prescribed them.
Pennsylvania police say a man accused of beating his dad to death with a baseball bat on Father's Day has been arrested on a Jersey shore boardwalk.
Police in Scotland have turned down an offer to be reimbursed for the policing costs for former President Barack Obama's recent visit to Edinburgh and St. Andrews.
The World Jewish Congress and the leading Jewish group in Hungary are both objecting to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's praise for Miklos Horthy, a leader who allied Hungary with Nazi Germany.
A U.S. military official says Washington would welcome a concerted effort by the Syrian government or its Iranian-backed partner forces to defeat the Islamic State group in its remaining strongholds in Syria.
Pope Francis will preside over a reconciliation ceremony between Colombian victims and former guerrillas during a September visit aimed at consolidating the peace process to end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.
The Latest on wildfires burning across the West (all times local): 11:15 a.m.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.
Officials say a 7-year-old boy and his father were injured in a drive-by shooting while waiting at a bus stop in Virginia's capital city.
The parents of a young woman strangled by her boyfriend and dumped in an open cemetery grave will be allowed to pursue their lawsuit against an Omaha mental treatment facility where the boyfriend was being held.
Smoke in the cockpit prompted a JetBlue Airways flight headed for Florida to make an emergency landing in South Carolina.
The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Focus on the Family, an evangelical Christian ministry in Colorado (all times local): 10:49 a.m.
Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player.
Authorities say it's been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp.
Authorities say a 22-year-old New York woman and three other people have been charged in the killing of the woman's mother for insurance money.
In one North Carolina city, authorities decided it might be too dangerous to give peace a chance.
Turkish media reports say five people — three of them children — were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died.