Aug 17, 2018 1:14
An 87-year-old Syrian immigrant grandmother was tased by police in Chatsworth, Georgia last Friday after she wouldn’t drop a knife she was using to cut dandelions.
Aug 16, 2018 1:45
The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable.
Aug 16, 2018 2:01
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday again pressed U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue drug companies over the nation’s ongoing opioids crisis.
Aug 13, 2018 2:00
Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning “Queen of Soul” with such hit songs as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” died on Thursday at the age of 76, the Associated Press reported.
Aug 16, 2018 1:47
The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators, including a Pennsylvania lawmaker who has said he was raped by a priest as a child, to make it easier to prosecute such cases.
Aug 15, 2018 1:31
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Mexico will set up a joint team in Chicago targeting Mexican drug cartels and their leaders and finances, to try to stem a flow of drugs that has led to a spike in U.S. overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday.
Aug 15, 2018 2:01
President Donald Trump carried through on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, a frequent Trump critic.
Aug 15, 2018 1:27
In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of manatees, the chubby marine mammals once confused with mermaids by ancient mariners.
Aug 14, 2018 2:12
A Reuters investigation uncovers toxic lead in homes on military bases at Fort Benning, Georgia, where government contractors are slow to act and top brass discourage testing for lead.
Aug 14, 2018 1:41
Decades of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania came under public scrutiny for the first time on Tuesday with the release of a long-delayed report on a grand jury investigation led by the state's attorney general
Aug 14, 2018 1:38
Students at the Florida high school where a gunman this year killed 17 teens and educators return on Wednesday to face a new school year amid new security measures that some parents and students fear may not be enough to stop future tragedy.
Aug 14, 2018 2:08
Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman called President Donald Trump unfit for office in an interview with Reuters, slamming his legal move against her as an attempt to muzzle her as a tell-all memoir hits store shelves.