Police have discovered eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home, including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash.
US President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017 after taking a year off from her studies, the White House said Sunday.
President Barack Obama has cracked jokes in his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, ending his performance with a mic drop and the words "Obama out."
A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison.
A man reportedly assaulted his friend and removed his three teeth with fists after he allegedly snatched his girlfriend.
30 April 2016, 13:19
Chinese authorities say 14 people were killed when a truck carrying stones overturned and dumped its cargo onto a roadside activity center.
29 April 2016, 18:13
A dog that went missing 10 years ago in Alabama is being reunited with its owner.
29 April 2016, 16:36
A sizzling heat wave has claimed more than 300 lives in India this month, and officials have forbidden daytime cooking in some areas to prevent fires that have killed nearly 80 others
29 April 2016, 15:22
Two California brothers have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of their parents, who were popular fixtures at their mosque for three decades and had helped relatives emigrate from their native Bangladesh.
29 April 2016, 14:20
It's a big day for nine-year-old Nepali schoolgirl Riddhima Shrestha and her three-year-old sister, Ishita, as they dress up in silk brocade and gold jewellery, preparing to wed a Hindu god.
29 April 2016, 13:06
Colombia has become the fourth South American country to allow same-sex marriage when the constitutional court definitively legalised it.
29 April 2016, 11:56
Protests at a California rally for Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump reportedly turned violent, with 20 people arrested after a police car window was smashed and rocks were thrown.
29 April 2016, 07:03
A suspicious white powdery substance mailed in an envelope to a New York City campaign office of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been ruled to be harmless.
28 April 2016, 21:01
Italian prosecutors say an Islamic State fighter abroad ordered a Moroccan-born man living in Italy to carry out attacks in Rome during Holy Year
28 April 2016, 18:57
Doctors Without Borders has condemned an air strike on a hospital it was supporting in the war-torn northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
28 April 2016, 17:28
According to several reports from the US, Prince had been diagnosed with Aids six months before he died.
28 April 2016, 15:32
An elderly British couple and their son were savagely attacked during a family vacation in Thailand in the latest blow to the country's image as a welcoming tourist paradise
28 April 2016, 14:44
US police shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy carrying a replica handgun on the anniversary of mass protests sparked by a black man's death in police custody, police said.
28 April 2016, 13:38
Janna Jihad Ayyad believes it is her duty to record Israeli injustices throughout the occupied West Bank and beyond.
28 April 2016, 11:14
FBI says it won't publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
28 April 2016, 08:37
A toddler riding in the back of a car accidentally shot dead his mother with a gun that slid out from under the driver's seat, US police said Wednesday.
28 April 2016, 07:22
The speaker of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly said Wednesday the legislature cannot pay lawmakers or employees because the government has failed to allocate its budget.
28 April 2016, 08:37
In a possible preview of the general election, Republican Donald Trump is attacking Democrat Hillary Clinton for "playing the woman card".
27 April 2016, 21:32
Police tear gas Moria detention camp after unaccompanied children become involved in ethnic fighting.
27 April 2016, 20:05
An explosion has rocked a major city in north-western Turkey, killing one person and wounding others, local media has reported.