Tearful Australians laid mounds of flowers at the site where a gunman held hostages for 16 hours at a popular Sydney cafe. The siege ended early Tuesday with a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the Iranian-born gunman dead, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core.
An Iraq war veteran suspected of killing six family members, including his 14-year-old niece, in a shooting spree in communities near Philadelphia was being sought on Monday by Pennsylvania police.
Bill Cosby’s wife rebutted sex assault allegations against her husband of a half-century on Monday, saying the man being accused by at least 15 women of drugging and having sex with them is “a man I do not know.”
One of two women accused of sexually abusing at least eight children and young teens — with some on video — has been a substitute teacher in the Clark Country School District.
A FedEx truck has overturned in northern New Jersey, spilling dozens of packages on what is typically the delivery company’s busiest day of the year.
President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a U.S. military base on Monday to issue a tough warning to Islamic State militants, saying a U.S.-led coalition will permit no safe haven to the group and will destroy it eventually.
Angelina Jolie delivered a special message to fans in a video posted to YouTube: She’s got chickenpox.
The cast of “Parks and Recreation” bid an emotional farewell to the set of NBC’s hit comedy on Dec. 12 with tweets and lots of pictures.
A 14-year-old boy reported missing last week has been found dead in South Lake Tahoe, apparently killed by a 50-foot tree knocked down during a storm that struck California late last week, police said on Monday.
The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the National Football League on Monday challenging an arbitrator’s decision to uphold the league’s suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.