"Here we go again." Those were the words of Judge Carlton Reeves as he handed down a new ruling on Mississippi's "heartbeat" abortion law, and his decision didn't come down on the side of the state. The AP reports Reeves issued a ruling Friday that placed a temporary block on...
PHOTO GALLERY: People walking through the dappled light of the Medina of Fez in Morocco; a woman walking through her roofless house after a tornado in Missouri and the kaleidoscopic entrance to a mall in Tokyo
Members of a Tennessee church that was attacked by a gunman have struggled to reconcile the 27-year-old defendant with his younger self, who used to be part of the church
"URGENT UPDATE!" reads the most recent post on the "Amanda Ellers Missing" Facebook page —and that update is that she's no longer missing. The 35-year-old, who vanished 16 days ago while hiking on Maui's Kahakapao Trail, was found alive, with minor injuries, Friday in a deep ravine between two waterfalls,...
A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering for months.
Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province
Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term
San Francisco's police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist's home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city's former public defender
Nine people have been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued after an investigation into an international paedophile ring.