A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecut…
A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend.
The Billy Graham Library in North Carolina says it has seen a surge in visitors in the year since its namesake’s death.
The case against a former white police officer who beat an unarmed black pedestrian in North Carolina has stalled because of the pedestrian’s criminal charges in a separate case.
A school board in Virginia says it won’t take any immediate action to overturn its transgender bathroom ban after some community members spoke in favor of keeping it.
A Swiss military official says a verdict is expected Friday in the trial of a former sergeant accused of jeopardizing Switzerland’s standing as a neutral nation by joining a foreign Christian militia to fight the Islamic State group in Syria.
Vice President Mike Pence says U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s persistence is to thank for a law that gives federal tax breaks to people who invest in economically distressed areas.
The Latest on a teachers strike in Oakland, California (all times local): 7 a.m.
An official in Burundi says the withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian soldiers from the African Union regional force in Somalia has begun.
Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Colombia next week to demonstrate continued U.S. support for the opposition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
A police affidavit says a Southeast Texas man found ***** and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer .
The U.N. envoy for Central African Republic says the peace agreement signed this month by the government and 14 rebel groups “could be a turning point” in the conflict-torn country despite persistent dangers.
U.S. and Italian advocates for victims of pedophile priests are pressing for Italy to overhaul legislation that allows bishops to dodge accountability for predator clergy in the predominantly Roman Catholic country where the church wields considerable …
The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.
Tens of thousands of people are rallying across Slovakia to mark the anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee.
Testimony has concluded in the murder trial of a man accused of strangling a former high school classmate during a robbery and throwing her body off a New Jersey bridge.
A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman’s husband.
The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is ordering the border with Brazil closed as opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid from neighboring nations.
Maine’s highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a man who was sentenced for the 1980 death of a 16-year-old in a case that stymied investigators for decades.
An Alabama woman is accused of breaking into the homes of people who were attending relatives’ funerals.