A federal judge in East Texas has declined to reduce the 18-year prison sentence imposed on a woman for sending ricin-laced letters to former President Barack Obama and others.
With the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula out of contention, the small nation of Singapore is a natural choice for the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, analysts say.
A change of plea hearing is scheduled Monday for a third defendant in a case involving an industrial explosion at a site leased from the Louisiana National Guard.
Hate crime charges have been filed against four men accused of attacking two men and shouting anti-gay slurs following Miami Beach's gay pride parade.
Vast stands of wild Louisiana irises — vibrant purple, blue, red, yellow and orange flowers that thrive in the wet, swampy state — have been replaced by roads and buildings, leading to concerns that they are running out of habitat.
A white ex-volunteer deputy released early from prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man was recently seen drinking at an Oklahoma bar in apparent violation of the conditions of his parole, which prohibit him from consuming alcohol or being in places that serve it.
A Michigan inmate named as the suspect in a series of cold-case slayings told police a decade ago about his fondness for teenage girls.
Somali intelligence officials say U.S. and Somali commandos have seized three men thought to be commanders with the al-Shabab extremist group during a deadly raid in a village in Lower Shabelle region.
Russia and Germany say efforts must be taken to preserve the nuclear deal with Iran following the U.S. exit.
President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, Trump announced Thursday, hours after suggesting that the release of three Americans held in the North heralded a potential breakthrough toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
Police in New Jersey say a convicted sex offender has been creeping up to women and their daughters at stores, and making vulgar comments.
The U.S.-led coalition says Iraqi forces in coordination with U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders.
A Yale administrator says the university police officers who responded to a call about a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in the common area of a campus residence admonished the white student who reported it.
Critics who accuse singer R. Kelly of sexual misconduct are threatening to stage a protest at his upcoming show in North Carolina if it isn't canceled.
A United Nations report is criticizing the nearly two dozen recent attacks on voter registrations centers in Afghanistan, warning they are tantamount to an "assault on democracy."
Romania's most powerful politician says he thinks the country has gone too far in trying to counter corruption with a crackdown that has targeted dozens of high-level officials.
Prosecutors have filed three additional counts of attempted murder against a 25-year-old man accused of driving a van into pedestrians in Toronto.
South Africa's state broadcaster SABC is reporting that three people are in critical condition after an attack on a mosque in the eastern town of Verulam.
A lawyer says a young Sudanese woman convicted of killing her husband while she claims he was raping her has been sentenced to death.
A court in the Maldives has sentenced two Supreme Court justices to more than 19 months in prison on charges of influencing lower court decisions.