The man killed in a weekend shooting that left more than a dozen people injured in Austin, Texas, was visiting the city from Michigan, his family said.
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial Monday, more than four months after the country's military seized power in a coup.
Today the American flag turns 244, but it doesn't look a day over 200. Here are some fun facts and common misconceptions about the iconic emblem.
Police are investigating a shooting at an Atlanta-area mall after a security guard was left in critical condition, authorities said.
Why is everyone so testy? The Federal Aviation Administration has recorded about 2,900 reports of "unruly behavior by passengers" since January. That's about 18 incidents a day, ranging from inconvenient to downright dangerous. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your…
The list of challenges facing Iran's next president would confound the most capable of leaders.
Singers performing a duet, jazz players riffing together effortlessly, paired-up dancers never skipping a step: great performers are so coordinated, they become one.
A person drove into a group of protesters in Minneapolis early Monday, killing one woman and injuring another person, authorities said.
At least eight people were hospitalized after a car plowed into a crowd at a mud racing event in Texas on Sunday night, officials said.
Climate change is rarely a main talking point at the G7 leaders' summit, but as US President Joe Biden proclaimed that "America is back at the table" on the final day of this year's meeting, by extension, so too was climate change.
President Joe Biden has arrived at his first in-person North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit Monday, vowing to reaffirm the United States' commitment to a military alliance his predecessor viewed with disdain.
A 15-year-old girl died Saturday after she was struck by lightning while swimming off the coast of Georgia, according to the Tybee Island Police Department.
Bad news for Slurpee fans: 7-Eleven Day is canceled for the second year in a row. But the good news is you can still get a free Slurpee any day in July.
A symbol of hope in the form of a rainbow appeared over a remembrance ceremony to pay tribute to the 49 people who lost their lives during the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, five years ago.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Houston Methodist Hospital by employees who opposed a Covid-19 vaccine mandate as a condition of employment.
Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel's new prime minister on Sunday, after winning a confidence vote with the narrowest of margins, just 60 votes to 59. His victory ends a 12-year grip on power by former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving leader.
When President Joe Biden and his aides were planning his visit to the Cornish coast this weekend, many -- including the President -- viewed it as something of a homecoming.
Students at an Oakland elementary school will be playing on a new playground when they return to school thanks to NBA star Steph Curry and his wife, Ayesha.
Former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife received disclosures from Apple last month that their account records were sought by the Justice Department in February 2018, while McGahn was still the top lawyer representing the presidency, according to a person familiar.
At least four people, including a 6-year-old and an 8-year-old, were wounded in a shooting in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday, according to local police.
A cruise ship's security services discovered 69.5 pounds of cocaine on board the vessel last week and turned over the haul to US Customs and Border Protection officers upon docking at a Florida port, CBP said in a statement.
The Trump-era Justice Department's decision to secretly seize data of Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee went even beyond the nefarious actions of former President Richard Nixon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday.
World leaders attending the Group of Seven summit on Sunday issued a call for a new study into the origins of Covid-19, including in China, after an initial report was deemed lacking because Beijing had refused to cooperate.
Ramses Escobedo probably wouldn't call himself a hero.
Inmates in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) began receiving tablets this week as part of a plan to supply all state prisoners with secure tablet computers.
Dallas resident Stephanie Houston was driving from the store with her teenage son one day six years ago when he blurted out words that changed their lives forever.
Deirdre Lawson was living her best life before the pandemic -- if she wasn't traveling, she was going to concerts, movies or doing other activities with friends -- often at the spur of the moment.
About 19 million years ago, roughly 90% of the world's open-ocean sharks died off, and scientists don't know why.
A 39-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with three separate shootings in less than 24 hours that wounded five people across the Columbus, Georgia, metro area, according to police.
When Joe Biden was preparing for his first audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as a young senator, his mother -- an Irish American born with the surname Finnegan -- had a piece of advice.
A Springfield, Illinois, man is suing the city and six of its police officers for opening a small urn containing his daughter's ashes and allegedly "desecrating" it during a traffic stop.
Dr. Satyendra Kumar Tiwary thinks of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as superhuman. A leader like Modi comes along "once in 2,500 years," he says, and should be remembered among the greats in India's history, like Mahatma Gandhi, and even the Buddha.
Two people -- including a 3-year-old child -- are dead and a third person is missing after being swept out by strong currents at a beach near Tampa, Florida, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said.
Barbara Poma, owner of the former Pulse nightclub, woke up on the five-year anniversary one of the worst mass shootings in US history to news of more mass shootings.
Workers testing underwater surveying equipment say they found the wreckage of a small airplane deep underwater in California's Folsom Lake -— and they may have solved a 56-year-old aviation mystery.
While YouTubers and TikTokers are usually in a fight for followers, this Saturday night, the battle gets physical.
As the nation marks the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, it has a staggering and grim new statistic to contend with for 2021.
An off-duty Delta Air Lines flight attendant apparently commandeered the intercom on an Atlanta-bound flight Friday night, leading to a scuffle that forced the plane to land in Oklahoma City, an airline spokesman said.