The U.S. watchdog tasked with overseeing the spending of billions of U.S. dollars in aid to Afghanistan said unprecedented restrictions on the movement of American government employees is sending a dangerous message to Afghan people and hinder the U.S. work in the country.
North Korea after decades of effort has a missile potentially capable of reaching the continental United States, but analysts say Pyongyang has yet to show the ICBM can inflict serious damage once it gets there.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has issued a tough line on national sovereignty amid multiple disputes with his country’s neighbors, saying China will never permit any loss of territory.
An economic development official says a financial services company had considering buying some of a now-defunct college’s lakefront property while U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife was president of the Vermont school.
A Pennsylvania celebration of a popular Polish treat is embroiled in a food fight after a suburban Chicago chamber of commerce threatened a trademark infringement lawsuit over the use of the name “Pierogi Festival.”
For Brazilian leaders, August is the cruelest month — and one that now presents a potentially fatal challenge to the presidency of Michel Temer.
President Nicolas Maduro brushed off new U.S. sanctions on him and condemnation at home and abroad of the newly chosen constitutional assembly, saying the vote has given him a popular mandate to radically overall Venezuela’s political system.
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Supporters of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra are gathering outside a court in Bangkok where she is expected to defend her management of a rice subsidy Thailand’s current military government says she grossly mishandled.
A survey of Australian university students has found that half the respondents had been sexually harassed and almost one in 50 had been sexually assaulted, but few made formal complaints.
New Zealand opposition leader Andrew Little has quit and been replaced by his 37-year-old deputy seven weeks before the general election, as the Labour Party tries to overcome recent dismal results.
A man who broke into his estranged wife’s home died and two police officers were wounded after a shooting erupted Monday inside an apartment in the California farming town of Los Banos, authorities said.
Police say an employee was found dead in a walk-in cooler at a restaurant in a Cincinnati neighborhood.
A tow company employee was taking inventory of an impounded pickup truck when he heard pounding and screaming coming from inside.
Simmering tensions between President Donald Trump and his attorney general appear to be cooling down.
The United Nations has begun removing containers holding more than 7,000 weapons from demobilization zones where the arms were handed over by former fighters for Colombia’s largest rebel group who are beginning life as civilians under a peace agreement.
A burglary suspect accused of stealing a police officer’s gun and engaging in a struggle — which ended with all three shot — has died, investigators said.
If you’re in the market for a rooster, a woman in Michigan has one she’s looking to give away.
Tropical Storm Emily weakened to a tropical depression Monday afternoon as it slogged eastward across the Florida peninsula, spreading drenching rains, causing power outages and leaving two fishermen to be rescued from Tampa Bay.
Canal Fulton Police Chief Doug Swartz’s business card was used to snort heroin, according to authorities.
A man charged in connection with a deadly carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall has pleaded guilty.
Three of four women charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-year-old boy who was left in a day care van in Arkansas have pleaded not guilty.
A former dean at Washington University in St. Louis has pleaded guilty in a federal child porn case and could face up to 20 years in prison.
A powerful Pacific typhoon that intensified into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year but has since lost some of its punch could still threaten Japan by this weekend.