The restoration of U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations after more than half a century is not likely to be directly tied to the issue of human rights in Cuba, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday.
A driver suspected of being intoxicated hit a group of pedestrians and another car outside a Southern California church as a Christmas service ended, killing three people and injuring several others, police said.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and his lawyer said the defense will ask to delay his upcoming trial.
Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.
A meteorologist at Waco, Texas, broadcaster KCEN-TV was shot multiple times during a confrontation in the station’s parking lot on Wednesday, and the suspect is still at large, the station said.
Police in Oregon have arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of involvement in a shooting incident outside a Portland high school last week that wounded four people, including three teenagers, authorities said on Wednesday.
Phoenix police say an officer fatally wounded an 18-year-old soldier clad in fatigues who shot a young girl as he tried to get into her home.
President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconciling with the communist-run island.
A jury found a Montana homeowner guilty of deliberate homicide on Wednesday in the shooting death of a German high school exchange student who entered his garage in a case that tested the state’s version of a “castle doctrine” self-defense law.
The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba, some of which President Barack Obama announced at the White House on Wednesday.
Fourteen people, including the owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy, have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.
An Iraq War veteran sought in the killing of six family members in Pennsylvania was found dead on Tuesday of “self-inflicted cutting wounds” following a two-day manhunt, authorities said.
The TSA could target travelers for extra scrutiny based on their nationality and gender, the head of the agency said Tuesday.
At least 132 students and nine staff members were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.
After killing a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail time and suggesting she could be on drugs, according to a video posted on The Guardian’s website. The man, John Crawford III, was holding an air rifle he had picked up off a store shelf when police shot him.