The father of a slain New Jersey girl is pleading with President Donald Trump to allow him and the girl's sister to attend the 11-year-old's funeral on Monday.
Anti-abortion activists were ordered by a judge on Friday to stay away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is bracing for protests from a national group.
Federal authorities are offering a reward for information about the destruction of a bald eagle nest in South Carolina.
The Latest on the findings of an investigation into the escape of two Georgia prison inmates last month (all times local): 10:25 a.m.
The pattern responsible for sparse severe thunderstorm activity and heavy rainfall the past few days will energize and increase the risk to lives and property across the northeastern United States this weekend.
Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states.
A body camera video shows a Minneapolis police officer shooting two dogs at a home where he was checking on a burglary alarm.
Police say a 49-year-old woman swindled a man nearly twice her age out of more than $300,000 after he sought companionship on a dating app.
The Latest on the wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 7:30 a.m.
Britain is poised to handle a record number of flights in its increasingly crowded skies as most schools break up for the summer and families head off for sunnier climes.
China's top diplomat to the African Union says his country would consider sending peacekeeping troops to a disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region after Qatar pulled out its troops last month.
A state panel has suspended the medical license of a Texas doctor who federal authorities say wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people.
When a car carrying a father and son plunged into a giant sinkhole that opened on a highway in central Mexico, it caused Mexicans to shudder, not just at the men's agonizing deaths, but at the corruption, shoddy work and dubious government contracts it exposed.
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has joined 19 other attorneys general to urge President Donald Trump to keep a program that gives temporary status to young immigrants who are in the country illegally.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is among those showing support for a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a New Haven church.
A report issued by Georgia corrections officials concludes there were numerous security police violations in the lead-up to the escape of two inmates from a prison bus last month.
The prominent leader of a militant left-wing group was arrested earlier this week on charges stemming from a violent brawl last year between white nationalist groups and counter-protesters.
Hecter Calo, wearing only his underwear and with his hands cuffed behind his back, allegedly fled from officials in Staten Island on Thursday, but was discovered by authorities in the Bronx on Friday morning.
A British man and his young daughter were fined nearly $200 for selling lemonade outside a festival in London -- but local officials quickly quashed the fee after a public backlash.
China is the top solar-producing country in the world, and one of its newest solar plants is shaped after a national treasure.
A North Korean woman who fled to South Korea, gained celebrity status there and then returned to Kim Jong Un's dictatorship last month claimed her "life in the South was a hell."
"Hocus Pocus" will light up the lawn of a historic Kentucky cemetery.
Tanzanian authorities say they are holding an opposition figure who is accused of calling President John Magufuli a dictator.
In royal decrees, Saudi Arabia's king has stripped the Interior Ministry of many of its key mandates, including counter-terrorism, following the ouster of the crown prince who was also the ministry's chief.
Arizona officials believe they found the tenth flash-flood victim this week while severe weather caused damage across the northern United States.
Advances against the Islamic State group in its stronghold of Raqqa have slowed down amid stiff resistance from the militants, the spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting the group said.
The parents of a former Drexel University student say their son was severely injured in a fight that kept him from graduating and they have sued members of two fraternities.
The body of eccentric Spanish painter Salvador Dali was exhumed for a paternity test Thursday night -- and the late artist’s trademark mustache was found to be still intact.
The Latest on Burundi teenagers missing after an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. (all times local): 7:30 a.m.
Gambia's justice minister says investigators have uncovered dozens of additional properties, bank accounts and companies belonging to former president Yahya Jammeh.
A South Carolina woman has been charged after authorities ruled her 1-year-old son died from being left in a hot car.
Dozens of officers have been searching in a new area for a North Carolina woman missing since a shooting involving her ex-husband.
A 27-year-old man broadcast live on Facebook as he sped down a Florida beach, running over beach chairs and umbrellas while drinking from a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey and yelling expletives about police cars chasing him.
Cameroon's coast guard says two bodies have been found out of 34 soldiers who went missing when a military vessel capsized off the Central African country's Atlantic coast Sunday.
First there was Cecil, a Zimbabwean lion whose 2015 killing by an American hunter ignited international outrage.
About 160 stocky, white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have gathered in Florida to compete in the island city's annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard are back in court in Britain in their bid to be allowed to have him undergo an experimental treatment.
Police and witnesses say a man has been killed after the Indian army fired at a group of protesters hurling rocks at soldiers in the disputed Kashmir region.
Germany's president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, paving the way for it to take effect this fall.
The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 12:30 p.m.
Burundi's president is urging the nearly quarter-million Burundians sheltering in Tanzania to return home, saying the country is now peaceful.
Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is holding a high-tension meeting that could lead to a name change and a rethink of the party's demand to pull France out of the euro.
A program in a Tennessee county reduces inmates' jail time if they voluntarily undergo birth control procedures, in a move that has drawn criticism from the local district attorney and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Is North Korea agonizing?
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked the United States to intervene in a current strife with Israeli officials over metal detectors in a long-contested shrine near the Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem.
An official says an insurgent attack in western Ghor province has killed four police officers and wounded another seven police.
It would be a first for a U.S. national park: Requiring reservations to get in. But it's an option that Utah's Zion National Park is considering to manage an overwhelming surge of visitors to its sweeping red-rock vistas and canyons.
Are you a conservative who’s found yourself increasingly surrounded by liberals? Well, relocation to Collin County in the Red State of Texas may be just what you need to blow away your Blue State blues.
Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that elite Revolutionary Guard forces have killed three terrorists and wounded four others in a clash in a border area in the country's northwest.
A special commission of Poland's Senate has summarily reviewed and approved a contentious bill that gives politicians influence on the nation's top court, with a Senate vote on it expected later in the day.