President-elect Donald Trump has selected Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, dismissing concerns about the businessman’s close ties with Russia, two people close to Trump’s transition said Monday night.
Hate crimes tear at the fabric of American communities and represent a stain on the country’s soul, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at a mosque and Muslim community center on Monday.
New Orleans’ district attorney said he’ll seek 60 years in prison for the man who killed New Orleans Saints star Will Smith — the maximum 40 years for manslaughter, plus another 20 years for attempted manslaughter in the wounding of Smith’s wife.
At first, the parents try to ignore the screaming man at the mall telling their children they’ve been lied to about Santa Claus. Then it becomes clear he’s not going to stop.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of the border with Colombia for 72 hours in a crackdown on currency smuggling by what he says are “mafias” trying to destabilize the socialist-run economy.
A judge in London has given a crystal meth addict a life term in prison for killing a police officer during a bondage sex session and then attempting to cook and eat his body parts.
Relatives, friends and survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre stood outside Pulse where candles were lit behind stars with the names of each of the 49 patrons who were killed, as they remembered the six-month anniversary on Monday of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
A Salt Lake City man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and rear-ending another vehicle while trying to take a picture of the sunset, causing one of the other car’s passengers to die and injuring two others.
In a “slap of reality” after a mild November, winter arrives in the Midwest with a blast of cold fury.
Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition forces have killed or gravely wounded more than 2,000 Islamic State fighters in the battle for Mosul since October, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said Sunday.