An international call center company based in Los Angeles was sued Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for widespread sexual harassment against female and male employees who were allegedly groped, shown pornographic images and propositioned by supervisors.
The massive manhunt for a suspected cop killer is upending daily life in the rural northeastern Pennsylvania area where police are looking for him.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on global leaders Wednesday to find "seeds of hope" in the turmoil and despair of a world that may seem like it's falling apart.
Protesters returned to Ferguson streets Tuesday night, with reports of smashed windows and possible arson coming hours after a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown burned.
India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
A suspect has been charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but the man has not been apprehended, police said Tuesday night.
A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke.
Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with "significant explosives skills" said to be plotting attacks on the U.S. and Western interests.
A federal judge in Utah on Tuesday tossed a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their sport, ruling that boarders don't have a constitutional right to practice their sport at the private resort.
New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically - the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone - unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up.
A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday morning inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, leaving two people dead, police said. The shooter also was killed in the gunfire.
A New York judge has sentenced Osama bin Laden's son-in-law to life in prison for his conviction in a terrorism case.
Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth.
The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.
Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.