The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths.
A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him.
Long criticized as the party of old white men, Republicans are seeing a diverse group of people step up for possible contention in the 2016 presidential race.
The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.
A couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.
Bracing to do business with a Congress run solely by Republicans, President Barack Obama is serving notice he has no qualms about vetoing legislation he dislikes.
Two men opened fire on a police car patrolling a tough part of Los Angeles, but the two officers inside were not injured.
There were no fire alarms at first, no knocks on the door from the crew, just thick, acrid smoke filling cabins and waking passengers on the overnight ferry from Greece to Italy.
Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters today painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501.
The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies.
Televised images of New York City's glittery ball drop have become inextricably linked with New Year's Eve.
Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.
A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city's police commissioner called Sunday for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.
North Korea blamed its recent Internet outage on the United States on Saturday and hurled racially charged insults at President Barack Obama over the hacking row involving the movie "The Interview."
Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos.
It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.
If I were a cartoonist, a phrase cartoonists are loath to hear, I'd sketch a chubby imp dressed in a diaper, sporting a chia Mohawk and munching the last Big Mac on Earth while straddling a nuclear-armed missile that bears a striking resemblance to Dennis Rodman.
The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday.
At a time when many in the nation's police community feel embattled, Americans in cities and towns across the country are making an effort to express support and gratitude.
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