A Texas Christian University student has been disciplined after posting online comments seen as racially offensive about current events, including rioting in Baltimore and the rise of the Islamic State, TCU officials said on Friday.
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Planned Parenthood said electronic traffic to its websites was snarled by computer hackers on Wednesday in the second cyber attack mounted against the healthcare organization this week amid a controversy over alleged sales of aborted fetal tissue.
Defense lawyers trying to save the life of Colorado movie rampage gunman James Holmes have called witness after witness to take the stand just feet from where he sits, tethered to the floor, expressionless. All of them, from his former piano teacher to friends of his parents, referred to him as "Jimmy," the child they once knew.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has not been able to contact the American dentist accused of killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, agency director Dan Ashe said on Thursday.
A rapidly spreading brushfire burning in parched timberland north of San Francisco has forced the evacuation of 500 people and destroyed several buildings less than 12 hours after it broke out, fire officials said on Thursday.
Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370.
A plane part that washed up on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is believed to come from a Boeing 777, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
Three University of Virginia graduates on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher Wenner Media and a journalist over a now-debunked 2014 article describing a fraternity gang rape.
A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man has been charged with murder after a grand jury investigation, the Hamilton County prosecutor said on Wednesday.
#SandraBland has over 263,300 posts on Instagram. But on Sunday night, the hashtag was blocked.
Former prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty this week in relation to her role in the sensational June escape of two inmates in upstate New York. As part of her plea, she submitted detailed statements of her involvement with the convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt.
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton on Tuesday called the trio of Planned Parenthood videos released by anti-abortion activists "disturbing," but both she and fellow Democratic 2016 hopeful Bernie Sanders are defending the controversial women's health organization.
SAN FRANCISCO — A 15-year-old boy was charged as an adult on Wednesday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl whose body was discovered in a recycling bin at a residential complex in Santa Cruz, California, officials said.
Celebrities are among an online mob baying for the blood of the American dentist who has admitted his role in killing Zimbabwe's most famous lion, Cecil.
Convicted of first-degree murder when he was only 12, Curtis Jones is a free man at 29.
A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London made an emergency landing in Montreal early on Wednesday due to concern that a bomb threat had been made, an airport spokesman said.
On the 58th day of his son's capital murder trial, Robert Holmes took the witness stand on Tuesday and repeatedly tried to make eye contact with the mentally ill young man he still calls "Jimmy."
A pine tree that stood some seven stories tall fell onto a group of children outside a museum in Pasadena, California, on Tuesday, injuring eight of the youngsters, two of them seriously, city and museum officials said.
An American man is being sought in connection with a case that has drawn international attention -- the killing of Cecil the lion -- Zimbabwean officials said Tuesday.
Within the last 10 days two suspects have died while in the custody of Houston police, reminding some of the recent hanging death of a woman in the custody of police in county nearby.
While Nike and Apple deny that FuelBand (a device that allows wearers to track their fitness progress) is inaccurate, they agreed to pay a $15 payment or a $25 Nike gift card to owners under a settlement reached as a result of a lawsuit in lawsuit in Superior Court in Los Angeles.
Two separate small-plane crashes in the Midwest have killed seven people.
A Texas county released video on Tuesday of Sandra Bland arriving at Waller County Jail, as officials sought to dispel rumors circulating on social media that she was already dead by the time records show she was booked.