Apple chief executive Tim Cook is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states.
The federal government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe.
Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday.
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city today, police said.
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional.
Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013.
Just days before he shot to death a 17-year-old German exchange student, Markus Kaarma told hair stylists he had been waiting up to shoot some kids who were burglarizing homes.
Cubans cheered the surprise announcement that their country will restore relations with the United States.
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.
Former Marines who served with a man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives said he fought constantly with her.
Alan Gross spent five years wasting away in a Cuban prison.
The co-founders, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are accused of using expired ingredients and failing to follow standards for cleanliness.
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities.
A radical Muslim killed a soldier outside Canada's Parliament. A right-wing extremist opened fire on buildings in Texas' capital and tried to burn down the Mexican Consulate. An Al-Qaida-inspired assailant hacked an off-duty soldier to death in London.
The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating.
An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle.
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