The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 5:30 a.m.
Tensions over China‘s island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy.
French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris‘ Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with 300,000 euros (354,000).
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday that she had "undeniable" evidence that Iran has been funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen in violation of U.N. resolutions.
A Minnesota prosecutor says he doesn‘t yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed 911 caller this summer, blaming investigators who "haven‘t done their job."
Ford model Caron Bernstein claimed to the New York Daily News on Thursday she was reportedly raped by celebrity photographer Terry Richardson in 2003.
House Speaker Paul Ryan‘s political future returned to the speculation spotlight Thursday amid reports that he‘s eyeing an exit from Congress after the 2018 midterms.
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The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia because of the stalled peace process in Ukraine.
Argentine police clashed Thursday with demonstrators protesting reforms to the retirement and pension system.
The Latest on the shooting of two St. Louis-area police officers saved by their bulletproof vests (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Two suburban St. Louis police officers who were shot in their chests but saved by their bulletproof vests have been released from a hospital.
California‘s seemingly endless cycle of wildfires is prompting authorities to make plans to set more "controlled burns" to thin forests choked with dead trees and withered underbrush that serves as kindling to feed monster blazes that force entire communities to flee, destroy homes and take lives.
A Custer State Park official says a western South Dakota wildfire hasn‘t spread past fire containment lines overnight.
The president of Florida State University says he has no timetable for reinstating Greek activities on campus, which were suspended in November after the death of a fraternity pledge.
Police in Southern California have seized 35,000 marijuana plants and shut down an operation they believe was bringing in millions of dollars a month.
Music mogul Russell Simmons says on Instagram that he will "begin to properly defend" himself a day after a New York Times story published claims by three women that he raped them.
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors are taking part in the third candle lighting of Hanukkah in Berlin, Jerusalem and New York - part of a tribute to survivors worldwide that‘s being organized by the Jewish Claims Conference.
Two cousins charged in the deaths of four young men found buried deep on a sprawling Pennsylvania farm say they didn‘t kill anyone.
The Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate is seeking a new trial for his conviction on illegal gun possession.
An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit‘s resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum about three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
Debuting a new NBA All-Game format in which players will pick teams, the league has unveiled the voting schedule for its 2018 game.
The current editions of USC & Ohio State will meet at the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29.
A man charged with raping and killing a Massachusetts teacher‘s aide after abducting her from her night job in 1992 has pleaded not guilty.
A 24-year-old man has entered a plea in connection with a freeway crash that killed a fire chief in southern Michigan.