The Arabian Sea nation of Oman said Monday it has taken in 10 Guantanamo captives for the Obama administration, which is in a final push to th…

The victim lay across the doorway of a home in Mount Airy, Md., a 12-gauge shotgun blast through his chest. The suspect had called in a confes…

SAN DIEGO —Mexican drug cartels have burrowed dozens of tunnels in the past decade, outfitted them with rail and cart systems to whisk drugs u…

ORLANDO, Fla. —Just hours after Ringling Bros. told performers it was shutting down the circus in May, parents holding hands with giddy childr…

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico —Alberto Rafael Ramirez, a former bus driver, put a cigarette in his mouth and passed two others to friends as they paced…

Federal death-penalty cases are rare, but prosecutors are already exploring the possibility of seeking the execution of a military veteran acc…

ATLANTA —President-Elect Donald Trump's Saturday tweets criticizing Rep. John Lewis also hit on a continuing issue for Atlanta residents: The …

For the patients and the employees of Mary's Center, a community health center that serves Washington, D.C., and its Maryland suburbs, the 201…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The man accused of shooting five people to death Friday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport walked into…

(TNS) — The arrival of Harriet's little eagles has captured the attention of thousands of viewers.

HONOLULU — President Barack Obama ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats, closed two rural estates reportedly used by Russian spies, an…

CLEVELAND — Painting a dark portrait of a country besieged at home and threatened abroad, Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential no…

A truck loaded with weapons barreled through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers gathered Thursday to watch a fireworks display in the southern F…

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, in a victory for abortion-rights advocates, has limited the power of Texas and other states to restrict or eff…

WASHINGTON — An ideologically deadlocked Supreme Court dealt a severe blow Thursday to President Barack Obama’s immigration reform plan, casti…

WASHINGTON — A deadlocked Supreme Court could not rule Thursday on the legality of President Obama's immigration reform plan, leaving in place…

ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman who attacked a Florida gay nightclub had attended the club before the attack and had used a gay dating and chat app…

The gunman who fatally shot at least 50 people in a downtown Orlando nightclub has been identified as Omar Mateen, 29, of Port St. Lucie, auth…

PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador — As dawn broke Monday over this devastated city, Yandry Galarza stood vigil in front of what was left of the Super Exito …

WASHINGTON — An armed man who was shot Monday trying to enter the U.S. Capitol building was known to Capitol Police and had previously disrupt…

A bomb ripped through a public park packed with families celebrating Easter in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Sunday, killing at least 65 peo…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas stormed to a surprisingly easy victory in the Kansas Republican caucuses Saturday, outpacing busines…

WASHINGTON — With only 11 months remaining in his term, President Barack Obama on Tuesday made one last push to fulfill his most enduring fail…

DES MOINES, Iowa — A debate without Donald Trump offered his rivals a chance to escape his long shadow Thursday, resulting in sharp exchanges …

WASHINGTON — The powerful blizzard that slammed the East Coast on Saturday quickly surpassed forecasters' dire predictions, claiming at least …