North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a move underscoring its concern with the spread of online information.
A veteran Miami police officer with two decades of experience dealing with the media and community leaders will take over as police chief in Ferguson, hoping to help the St. Louis suburb heal as it rebounds after the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown.
Devices that authorities say looked like pipe bombs but were intended to start a fire rather than an explosion were found hanging from power lines in Massachusetts.
Using saws, small cranes and their bare hands, rescuers searched for survivors early Friday under the crumbled concrete and twisted steel left when an overpass collapsed onto a crowded Kolkata neighborhood, killing at least 22 people, police said.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump made a surprise closed-door visit to the Republican National Committee on Thursday after a tumultuous two days on the campaign trail that included a reversal of his pledge to support the party’s nominee.
California lawmakers on Thursday approved the nation’s highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect by 2022 after it was hailed by Democrats as an example to the nation as it struggles with a growing gap between rich and poor.
A wrong-way driver leading authorities on a high-speed chase crashed through a gate and into a fighter jet at a central California naval base, killing himself and a passenger, authorities said Thursday.
A Virginia state trooper died in a shooting at a Richmond bus station on Thursday afternoon and the suspected gunman was shot fatally, a state police spokeswoman said.
Arizona authorities have identified the man whose body was pulled from the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona, on March 25 as Eugene J. Harrell, 48, of Mound Bayou, Mississippi.
A key defendant in armed standoffs with law enforcement in Oregon and Nevada pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges in the Nevada case.