Islamic extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Friday morning, and security forces swarmed in to free guests floor by floor. As evening fell, officials said no more hostages were being held and that 18 bodies had been found.
Top Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson are ratcheting up their rhetoric about Muslims, with Trump calling for a mandatory database to track Muslims in the United States and Carson comparing Syrian refugees to rabid dogs.
An appeals court upheld stripping parental rights from a New Jersey couple after a long series of damaging behavior, including when the mother took the children to a priest for an exorcism while the father was in prison.
Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle pleaded guilty Thursday to child pornography and sex crime charges, telling the judge he understood that he would likely go to prison.
More Mexicans are leaving the United States than migrating into the country, marking a reversal of one of the most significant immigration trends in U.S. history.
The Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris died a day ago along with his female cousin in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, French officials said Thursday, adding it was still not clear exactly how he died.
A father's heartwarming explanation to his son about the Paris attacks is electrifying social media, with more than 29 million views on Facebook alone.
Asserting a public demand for a greater measure of protection, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. President Barack Obama promised a veto.
The pilots of a business jet that crashed into an Akron apartment building last week, killing all nine people on board, were warned that the weather had made landing conditions barely suitable, federal investigators said Wednesday.
The hunt for the mastermind of last week's attacks took a bloody turn Wednesday to a Paris suburb where a fierce gunbattle with police left at least two people dead and eight arrested.
In the wake of attacks in Paris Friday and new threats from ISIS promising attacks in the United States, a heightened sense of fear is understandable. Terrorism experts and security professionals say there are steps the public can take to reduce the risk of an attack and to increase their chances of survival if one occurs.
The owners of a New Age bookstore in the Denver area say they believe they were targeted by vandals because of the shop's name: Isis Books and Gifts.
The Islamic State group has released a photo of the bomb it says was used to bring down a Russian passenger plane in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula last month, killing all 224 people on board.
Police records show an on-duty New Jersey state trooper accused of driving drunk had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when he crashed into another car at a rest stop on the Garden State Parkway last month.