A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders
Strong storms containing heavy rains have caused severe flooding in parts of western Pennsylvania, spurring dozens of evacuations and damaging numerous vehicles and other property
A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children
A Florida sheriff is being sued by three juvenile suspects who say they were unjustly jailed in solitary confinement while they await trial as adults
South Africa is experimenting with ways to extend its avocado season, as the internationally popular fruit boosts the local economy. Michelle Hennessy reports.
Mourners are gathering to remember two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail
A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old fatally shot by a Pennsylvania police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop says the boy did not pose an immediate threat to anyone
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promises $100 million loan to troubled Jordan, where mass protests over austerity measures had forced prime minister to resign
Concerns are persisting about the emotional trauma inflicted on immigrant children after President Trump's order to halt the separation of minors from families that are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.