A man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 has been put to death by lethal injection, despite his claims that the state's execution method is cruel and unusual
Ireland's leader is praising British Prime Minister Theresa May for a constructive attitude on Brexit talks but says "we're a long way" from getting to the next step
An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded open-air concert will be remembered with church and graveside ceremonies and a funeral procession past the site of the Oct. 1 massacre
A group of Vampire Goths and music enthusiasts walked west on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, California, in reference to lyrics in Tom Petty's "Free Fallin.'"
In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.
Members of Congress are demanding answers two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers, with one top lawmaker even threatening subpoenas
A witness to the deadly shooting rampage inside a Maryland granite company says the suspect had grown increasingly hostile recently and had tried to pick fights with co-workers
President Donald Trump hailed the vote as "Great news" in a post-midnight tweet, calling it a "first step toward delivering MASSIVE tax cuts for the American people."
A Maine high school varsity football coach has been dismissed after he allegedly instructed his players to taunt an opposing player for having two mothers as parents
A smartphone game has gone viral by letting ordinary Chinese 'clap' for Chinese President Xi Jinping after his lengthy address at the Communist Party's national congress this week