Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years - one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.
A California mother of three who once won the Mrs. Orange County pageant has been charged with using a 4-year-old relative to make child porn.
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party by declaring in a rare speech that the North has no intention of straying from the socialist track established by his grandfather and is ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States.
From antebellum rice plantations to Jim Crow-era fertilizer factories and more recently, a massive wood treatment plant, the community in the Gullah-Geechee corridor of coastal North Carolina has yielded the natural resources and back-breaking labor to make money for owners and corporations.
A mom-to-be who got stuck on the Massachusetts Turnpike gave birth to a baby girl who couldn't wait for traffic to clear up.
Authorities have identified the student killed in a shooting at a Texas university and promise to increase patrols at the campus, which saw three incidents of gunfire in a week.
The Federal Communications Commission is moving to further limit how much companies can charge for phone calls made from jails and prisons, capping rates on all types of calls.
A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding - a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.
North Korea is holding what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever Saturday for the 70th anniversary of its ruling party's creation, an attention-getting event that is the government's way of showing the world and its own people the Kim dynasty - now in its third generation - is firmly in control and its military a power to be reckoned with.
President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that something must be done about deadly gun crimes. But given the freshness of the week-old tragedy, he said, "Today, it's about the families."
A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.
Unrest that erupted several weeks ago at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site spread Friday to Gaza in the form of deadly border clashes with Palestinian protesters, as Israeli security forces struggled to contain a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks against civilians and soldiers.
A 13-year-old boy appears to have deliberately shot and killed a 12-year-old girl outside a home in rural southwest Missouri with a gun that came from the house, the local sheriff said Friday.