As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts, deadly attacks at gatherings and deaths of legendary celebrities.
An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations Saturday, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others in what the province’s governor described as a terror attack.
A toucan that became a local sensation while living wild much of the year in Southern California has finally been captured.
The family of a woman who police say was fatally shot by her husband say she had recently told her spouse she planned to get a divorce.
Moscow is hoping Donald Trump will reconsider the sanctions the U.S. is levying in response to its finding of election hacking, a wait-and-see strategy bolstered by the American president-elect’s own approving words for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Firefighters using ropes and harnesses safely lowered 21 people from an amusement park ride stuck 100 feet in the air for more than six hours at Southern California’s Knott’s Berry Farm, officials said.
A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir said she has resigned from the famed group over its decision to perform at next month’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
California’s wet December is drawing to a close with even more rain and snow in a welcome respite amid years of drought.
A Las Vegas FBI special agent was arrested at gunpoint in Michigan after shooting at a police sergeant, Grand Rapids police told a Michigan news website.
The United States struck back Thursday at Russia for hacking the U.S. presidential campaign with a sweeping set of punishments targeting Russia’s spy agencies and diplomats.