Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley despite a backlash from Ohio politicians.
Fred has strengthened to a hurricane as it approaches the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.
The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor.
Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died. He was 76.
The legacy of the lynching of thousands of black people in America was recalled when the death 60 years ago in Mississippi of just one -- Emmett Till -- was commemorated Friday at his gravesite in a suburban Chicago cemetery.
The man who was news director during Vester Flanagan's rocky tenure at Virginia station WDBJ-TV described him as someone who constantly saw himself being victimized by others.
In an era when anyone can go online and find video of extremist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.
Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future that the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism."
In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
The Obama administration is trying to disentangle itself from another controversy over Medicare coverage.
Three people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation were arrested overnight in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a refrigerated truck abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world.
President Barack Obama is using a webcast today to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran.
The Mormon church -- the nation's largest sponsor of Boy Scout units -- is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to allow gay troop leaders.
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