An Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of a corpse.
Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in America at a time of renewed interest over the history of slavery.
US President Donald Trump has fired his National Security Advisor John Bolton.
An Alabama judge has ordered that a man who robbed a bakery of $50.75 be released from his life sentence.
US President Donald Trump's personal assistant has been forced to resign from the White House after leaking private information about his family.
A senior Justice Department official resigned after being found to have watched porn on a government computer, according to newly released summary of an investigation by DOJ's inspector general.
Panic gripped Wall Street on Wednesday as investors fled shares amid fears over a US-China trade war and the health of the global economy.
After immigration authorities rounded up hundreds of workers in a massive sweep at seven Mississippi food processing plants, friends and family members are desperately searching for answers.
Nobel Prize-winning US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88.
US President Donald Trump has accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "foolishness" over a digital services tax, and hinted that he would tax French wine in retaliation.
Donald Trump has become the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea, after meeting Kim Jong-un in the area between the two Koreas.
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group says it has unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in Iraq and Syria since 2014.
Thawing snowpack and heavy rains have brought historically high flooding to several Midwestern states and have led to thousands of evacuations.
Rebel members of President Donald Trump's party have helped pass a vote to reject his declaration of an emergency on the US-Mexico border.
US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort has been jailed for 43 more months on charges stemming from the Russia investigation.
The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has said it will not suspend Boeing 737 Max aircraft despite mounting pressure from senators and workers' unions.
As Jemel Roberson lay motionless in the parking lot of a suburban Chicago bar, patrons stood feet away wailing and yelling at a group of law enforcement officers.
Former President George W. Bush is calling for an end to the partial government shutdown, which is about to hit the one-month mark and is currently the longest shutdown in US history.
"In all that public service, this is the first time I’ve received a pay stub with zero on it for work completed.”
CNN is filing a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's access to the White House.
Twenty people have been killed in a crash involving a limousine transporting a wedding party in the US state of New York, police say.
A New York City subway station has reopened for the first time since it was destroyed 17 years ago in the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack.
US Vice-President Mike Pence has dismissed speculation he is the author of a damning anonymous editorial that attacks President Donald Trump.
Ayanna Pressley is set to become the first African-American woman elected to the US Congress in Massachusetts, following a primary upset.
North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles despite recent warming ties with the Trump administration and pledges to denuclearise, reports say.
US President Donald Trump has invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit the US in the autumn, his press secretary says.
The White House has insisted it believes Russia still poses a threat to the US amid confusion over comments made by President Donald Trump.
There has been a barrage of criticism in the US after President Donald Trump defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 elections.
The US president defended Russia over claims it interfered in the 2016 US election.
US President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, setting the stage for a bruising confirmation battle.
A gunman has opened fire at a local newspaper office in Maryland, killing five people and injuring others in what police said was a "targeted attack".
Seventeen US states have sued the Trump administration over its "cruel and unlawful" break-up of migrant families.
US President Donald Trump has hailed a Supreme Court ruling upholding his travel ban which covers people from several Muslim-majority countries.
A US border security chief says he has temporarily stopped launching criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the country with children.
US President Donald Trump has renewed sanctions on North Korea, citing an "extraordinary threat" from its nuclear weapons - just 10 days after saying there was no risk from Pyongyang.
Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world’s immigration problems.
In pain too agonizing for her to describe, a young woman calls emergency services.
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has turned himself in to police in New York, where he is expected to face sexual misconduct charges.
Venezuela has expelled the senior US representative in the country amid an international backlash against Nicolás Maduro's re-election as president.
US President Donald Trump has contradicted his own national security adviser, saying the so-called "Libya model" for denuclearisation is not being pursued with North Korea.
US First Lady Melania Trump has undergone surgery for what the White House described as a benign kidney condition.
The US state of Iowa has approved an abortion law banning most abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected.
The US Senate has agreed new rules that allow members to bring infants into the chamber when they vote.
The Trump administration is seeking to change visa applications to require all applicants to turn over five years of social media history.
The protests - under the banner March For Our Lives - have grown out of a movement calling for change after 17 people were killed by a gunman at a high school in Florida last month.
More than 140 short-finned pilot whales died after a mass stranding on a beach in Western Australia on Friday.
US President Donald Trump's lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election has resigned, US media report.
Mr McCabe was fired from the FBI on Friday following an internal inquiry. Mr Trump had accused him of bias.