Aug 20, 2018 1:49
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russia’s electoral interference.
Aug 20, 2018 1:21
Pope Francis, facing simultaneous clergy sexual abuse crises in several countries, on Monday wrote an unprecedented letter to all the world's Catholics asking each of them to help uproot "this culture of death".
Aug 19, 2018 1:23
A federal court jury in Alexandria, Virginia begins its third day of deliberations in the first trial stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 15-month-old investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election.
Aug 19, 2018 1:01
U.S. President Donald Trump declared Sunday he had “nothing to hide” from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe.
Aug 18, 2018 1:10
A Colorado father accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters reportedly stuffed the girls' bodies in oil tanks on his employer's property.
Aug 18, 2018 1:16
A federal appeals court ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that killed 15 people.
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 1:37
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.