The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a nationwide meat recall two years ago has been sentenced to a year in federal prison
Authorities say a building owner and four others have been indicted on charges that include manslaughter in connection with a 2015 gas explosion that killed two people and leveled three New York City buildings
Britain's health secretary is taking the unusual step of opting to impose a contract on junior doctors in England after thousands of the medical professionals failed to agree on a contract
Worries are high that the sudden slowdown in China's growth, falling US corporate profits and other downward pressures will pull the US economy back into a recession
A judge has again delayed the trial of a white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston church as attorneys wait to see if the federal government will seek the death penalty
Authorities say a police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and son and set the family's suburban Albany house on fire before committing suicide
The city claims Rice's family owes money for the ambulance that transported the 12-year-old to the hospital after he was shot by police in 2014.
A man aboard a flight headed to Paris allegedly urinated on a fellow passenger. It was supposedly because he wasn't allowed to smoke or drink mid-air. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
The chair of the UK parliamentary committee has grilled the head of Google in Europe in a fierce exchange about whether the company had paid its fair share of taxes
Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Castro said the South American country is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus
Though Portugal has conditional approval for its budget from the European Commission, the eurozone's top official and Germany both warned the country not to miss the bloc's deficit targets
The Justice Department inspector general says the department has made progress since a failed ATF gun-smuggling operation known as "Fast and Furious" but that work remains to be done
The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon say they're getting ready to turn themselves in after FBI agents came to the federal property and surrounded them
Police in North Dakota say an officer has been shot amid a standoff with a domestic violence suspect in Fargo and is not expected to survive
Astronomers are creating an index that is intended to predict the likelihood of life on alien planets. So how did Earth do? Not 100% but here we are. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.