The eastern Oregon city of Pendleton has stopped jailing people who are unable to pay fines following the settlement of a federal lawsuit contending city officials were running a debtors' prison
Shoppers and employees have described terror and chaos as shots rang out inside a busy California warehouse store as a gunman in an argument near the freezer section opened fire
An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began rushing toward the cockpit.
A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state
Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country
Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights
Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York's Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against "divisiveness."
The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard's Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was suffering abdominal pain
The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is "sickened and upset" that a friend of the ex-lawmaker has been implicated in the death
The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region's oil import-dependent economies