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A U.S. Air Force veteran convicted in New York of terrorism charges for trying to join the Islamic State group and die a martyr will spend 35 years in prison.
Turkey’s military says 13 soldiers have died in a helicopter crash the border with Iraq.
A police sergeant was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting of a 66-year-old mentally ill woman wielding a baseball bat, a death the mayor called tragic and unacceptable.
The Latest on a deadly stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train (all times local): 11:52 a.m.
A Connecticut man who killed his 7-month-old son when he threw the boy off a 90-foot-high bridge, then survived the plunge himself, has been sentenced to 70 years in prison Wednesday.
The owner of a Massachusetts farm where authorities say they found about 1,400 animals in overcrowded, overheated and dangerous living conditions has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges.
While Goldman Sachs said in a statement that it acquired the bonds “on the secondary market from a broker and did not interact” with the beleaguered government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, that has done little to assuage the anger that many Venezuelans – both at home and in the U.S. – feel toward the investment bank’s move.
Law enforcement can be a dangerous job, but a brave deputy from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office encountered a different type of danger Tuesday morning.
The Latest on the arrest of an NYPD officer in the death of a mentally ill woman (all times local): 3:20 p.m.
The former New York Public Library director of exhibitions will be in charge of Barack Obama’s presidential center museum.
Former NAACP president Ben Jealous announced Wednesday that he’s running for governor of Maryland as a progressive Democrat, and in doing so he repeatedly tried to link popular incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to President Donald Trump.
New Mexico and Georgia — two states with some of the nation’s largest percentages of minority residents in the United States — had the nation’s highest rates of inmates in county jails, according to a report made public Wednesday by a non-partisan criminal justice reform group.
A former Puerto Rico senator and a prominent businessman have been found guilty of bribery in a second trial ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Women’s groups are threatening to take the Trump administration to court after a leaked, draft regulation revealed a plan to let employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee weeded out the field to the truly elite spellers during Wednesday’s grueling preliminary rounds.
Officials say U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus at U.N. headquarters in New York amid faltering reunification talks.
President Donald Trump is moving to significantly reduce the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States, even as his bid to temporarily suspend admissions is stalled in the courts.
A German weapon collector has been arrested after a crate of World War II grenades exploded his garage, reportedly throwing objects more than 30 feet into the air.
The Federal Reserve says the economy kept growing in April through late May, with more regions citing worker shortages across a widening range of occupations.
A childhood friend of the man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor island in 2015 says the defendant believed he could drive demons out of a person’s home.
They were the weapon of choice among gangsters during the Roaring 20’s and the 1930s – and now more of them can be in your hands.
Is it time to get cars out of the Crossroads of the World?
A conservation group says the seizure of seven tons of pangolin scales in Hong Kong this week indicates that the heavily poached creature “could soon vanish for good” if urgent steps are not taken to protect it.