This week's shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer's manslaughter trial
Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered to safety during strong winds came crashing down onto a New York City Street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars
North Korea says its upcoming rocket launch is purely scientific, but some outside officials, including those from China, don't see it that way.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says laws and policies that restrict access to birth control services must be repealed amid the explosive outbreak of the Zika virus
Pope Francis' efforts to show that he's tough on clerical sex abuse have suffered a blow after a high-profile abuse survivor took a leave of absence from the pontiff's advisory commission
Federal law strips gun rights from anyone convicted of domestic violence-related misdemeanors and individuals who are subject to permanent protective orders
An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday
Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that followed criticism over the country's hoarding of disease data and biological material
According to the online ticket marketplace StubHub, the lowest price for a Super Bowl ticket is holding steady at $3,000, and averaging around $4.500
A powerful, shallow earthquake has struck southern Taiwan before dawn, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds
A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
The Vatican showed "Spotlight," contender for best picture, Thursday to launch a three-day meeting on combating sex abuse in the Catholic Church.