The Indonesian plantation companies that grow the trees that become printer paper and tissue used in offices and homes from Asia to the U.S. have been accused of stealing village lands, clearing virgin forests and starting devastating fires in 2015 that hastened 100,000 deaths in Southeast Asia from air pollution.
Mindy Kaling is a mom.
Six elementary school students in Tennessee are dead because the bus driver was speeding and on his phone when it crashed, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Police say human remains consistent with those of a young child have been found in the yard of a Cleveland home after two days of searching for a possible missing child.
Hoover police in Alabama responded to a domestic disturbance call at the Four Seasons Condominiums on Lorna Road at approximately 7:18 Monday evening.
The mother of a Wisconsin girl who survived a stabbing by her classmates aiming to please the fictional horror character Slender Man says her daughter slept with scissors under her pillow after the attack.
An Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison with the chance for parole after 15 years in the fatal shooting of a coal executive at a West Virginia cemetery.
With “Game of Thrones” fans both anticipating and dreading the end of the immensely popular HBO series, one star is dropping some light details about what fans can expect when the story comes to its definitive end.
A supporter of the Islamic State who was convicted of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller was sentenced Tuesday to 28 years behind bars.
A man who prosecutors said crashed a small plane in southeastern Virginia when his prosthetic leg got caught in the aircraft’s brake pleaded guilty Tuesday to flying without a license.
The House on Tuesday approved a massive tax overhaul that would usher in steep rate cuts for American companies, double the deduction millions of families claim on their annual returns and make a host of other changes as part of the biggest rewrite of the tax code since the Reagan administration.
The commander leading the campaign against the Islamic State in the Middle East says challenges remain despite pushing the militant organization from some territories throughout the region.
The United States and Canada say nations from around the world will convene on Jan. 16 to show solidarity against North Korea’s nuclear program.
The U.S. homeland security secretary and other top federal officials have visited Puerto Rico and are promising to speed up recovery efforts and increase federal assistance for an island struggling three months after Hurricane Maria.
Officials say a wildfire that has burned more than half of South Dakota’s Custer State Park is completely contained.
Jodie Sweetin‘s “Fuller” pockets mean she’ll have to cough up child support.
The recount was one of four scheduled for House races that ended with extremely tight margins. The 94th District had by far the slimmest vote difference and the biggest chance of flipping.
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the U.N. Security Council to punish Iran for what the Trump administration calls its “dangerous violations” of U.N. resolutions and “destabilizing behavior,” but Russia says what is needed is dialogue not threats or sanctions.
Federal investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer operating a train which derailed and killed three people Monday morning in Washington state was distracted by an employee-in-training, an official told The Associated Press.
In this era of escalating terrorism around the globe, one of the world’s major cities — known for some of the tightest security possible — is stepping up its vigilance to keep busy locals and unacquainted tourists safe.
A lawyer is raising fresh questions about a 2010 incident that a slain Baltimore detective was involved in.
The beloved coffee and doughnut chain is trying its hand at something a little more adult.
A state Supreme Court has decided a man who says he was tortured in his home country of Syria after converting to Christianity can take legal action against an Oklahoma church for publishing his name and baptism online.
Twelve Republicans on Tuesday broke with the party and voted against the $1.5 trillion tax reform bill.