Two people are dead and police officer was wounded after a traffic stop Friday ended in gunfire, according to the San Antonio police chief.
Authorities are on the scene of yet another mass shooting Friday, this time at a FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis, where eight people were killed.
The gunman in the Indianapolis mass shooting at a FedEx Ground facility was a former employee there and, according to law enforcement sources, known to federal and local authorities prior to the attack.
The family of Tamir Rice sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland Friday asking him to reopen the investigation into the boy's 2014 shooting death and to convene a grand jury to consider charges against the Cleveland police officers who killed him.
Hours after a gunman opened fire in an Indianapolis FedEx facility, family members of employees at the facility were still corralled at a nearby Holiday Inn, waiting to hear from their loved ones.
When eight people died in a mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility Thursday night, the news was compounded by a string of similar incidents that preceded it.
When closing arguments are delivered Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, jurors will have sat through the testimony of seven witnesses for the defense and 38 for the prosecution.
Covid-19 has presented challenges to both staffing and financing for charitable causes around the world. This year, non-profits are using National Volunteer Week (April 18-24) to ramp up support.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest tomorrow at St George's Chapel in Windsor, west of London. Only 30 people will attend the memorial, which will be pared down for pandemic safety.
Love is in the air this spring in the eastern United States, where billions of cicadas will soon appear in the biggest emergence event since 2004.
The hauntingly beautiful Crab Nebula, located 6,500 light-years away in the Taurus constellation, is releasing an incredible amount of energy.
A Hong Kong court has sentenced several of the city's leading pro-democracy campaigners to between 8 and 18 months in prison over their roles in unauthorized assemblies at the height of the 2019 protests.
Simon & Schuster said it won't distribute a book written by the Louisville police officer who was shot while executing a no-knock warrant at the home of Breonna Taylor, who was killed in the raid.
For five nights in a row, protesters have gathered -- often with snow falling around them -- outside of the Brooklyn Center Police Department to chant the name Daunte Wright, whose fatal shooting during a traffic stop Sunday sparked anger in the Minneapolis area and across the nation.
The US Coast Guard said Friday that a second body was recovered from the water near a commercial vessel that capsized earlier this week several miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
Police arrived "to a very chaotic scene, with victims and witnesses running everywhere" at a FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis' main airport late Thursday night, where a former employee is suspected of shooting and killing eight people and wounding others, an Indianapolis police offici…
Police arrived "to a very chaotic scene, with victims and witnesses running everywhere" at a FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis' main airport late Thursday night, where a former employee shot and killed eight people and wounded several others, an Indianapolis police official told CNN.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called for Joe Biden's "personal engagement" in fighting deforestation in the Amazon rain forest, in a letter sent to the US President on Wednesday.
Billions of Tyrannosaurus rex roamed North America during their fascinating reign as top predators, according to a team of researchers that went about the daunting task of making the calculation.
A US Army soldier stationed at Fort Jackson in South Carolina was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and battery after the airing of a video that authorities say shows him push and threaten a young Black man on a neighborhood sidewalk.
President Joe Biden said Thursday that the newly announced sanctions against Russia are a proportionate response to cyberattacks against the US and interference in two presidential elections, but also emphasized that "now is the time to de-escalate" tensions with the country.
A Minnesota man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly trapped a police officer's arm in his truck window while attempting to flee, and then attacking him with the officer's own rescue hammer, police said.
After President Joe Biden declared Wednesday that the US must shift focus from a bloody and intractable war to more modern-day pursuits, it took less than 24 hours for him to put his words into practice.
San Antonio International Airport was put on lockdown Thursday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting, according to a tweet from police.
ALBANY – A convicted felon caught carrying a firearm during a traffic stop in Lowndes County, has pleaded guilty to his crime, acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Peter D. Leary said.
Former Vice President Mike Pence underwent a successful surgery Wednesday to have a pacemaker implanted to help combat a slow heart rate he's recently experienced, his office said in a statement.
When Raul Castro announced three years ago that he would step down in 2021 as head of Cuba's all-powerful communist party, he surely envisioned the island on firmer economic footing and the transition to a new generation of leadership nearly complete.
Samantha Power, President Joe Biden’s choice to head the U.S. Agency for International Development, literally wrote the book on America’s poor record of fighting genocides around the world even as the nation’s leaders have promised “never again” after the Holocaust.
Democratic congressional leaders are rejecting a liberal push to expand the Supreme Court, dealing a blow to progressives in the latest sign that party leaders are attempting to tread cautiously on the highly controversial issue.
(The Center Square) – Republicans quickly unified Thursday against a new Democratic bill that would add four seats to the U.S. Supreme Court, and before the day was out, Democrats had already begun dividing over the issue.
Just under 3% of the world's land remains ecologically intact, with undisturbed habitat and minimal loss of its original animal species, a new study suggests.
Derek Chauvin invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to testify on Thursday and the defense rested its case as the trial of George Floyd's death neared its final stages. Closing arguments are set for Monday, after which the jury will be sequestered during deliberations.
Stacker analyzed BLS data for 2020 (released in January 2021) and ranked each state according to its percentage of wage and salary workers who were members of labor unions.
Authorities released body-worn camera footage that shows an officer making a split-second decision to fire a single shot that killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo after the boy is seen holding a handgun at the end of a foot chase, according to police.
President Joe Biden has resisted signing off on raising the Trump-era refugee cap because of political optics, sources have told CNN.
The United States could have around 300 million excess Covid-19 shots by the end of July, health policy experts at Duke University estimated in a report Thursday, calling on the country to share doses more widely to address the stark inequality around global vaccine distribution.
Ernest Fann never imagined his baseball career would be tainted by racism more than a decade after Jackie Robinson's debut.
A House committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would create a commission to study reparations for descendants of enslaved Americans, a major achievement for advocates of reparations as it marks the first time this bill could have a full House vote on the floor.
The inspector general overseeing a probe into the United States Capitol Police's preparation for and response to the January 6 insurrection is set to detail critical lapses in planning, policies and procedures resulting in the catastrophic failure that killed five people, including one of th…
The mystique of Mars is one that humans can't seem to resist. The red planet has easily captured our interest for centuries, heavily featured in science fiction books and films and the subject of robotic exploration since the 1960s.
The office of a Russian magazine for students was raided and several of its editors were temporarily detained by authorities on Wednesday morning, after the publication expressed its support for jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, according to DOXA magazine.
It's Tax Day in the US, but don't freak out! You still have a month to file your 2020 return. There are other changes to this tax season you should know about, too.