Now that President Barack Obama wants Cuba expunged from the U.S. “State Sponsors of Terrorism” list, three nations are now left with that notorious distinction.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10 percent of Iowa's egg-laying chickens.
Cuban officials and New York business executives are exploring ways for companies to do business on the communist-run island despite the longstanding U.S. embargo that makes most trade and investment illegal, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
A man accused of killing three men as they slept outside and a woman walking to her car near Atlanta initially set out to rob people but was driven by a "bloodlust" after killing his first victim, according to a court filing.
The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter.
A Utah woman who pleaded guilty to killing six of her newborns and hiding their bodies in her garage has been sentenced to up to life in prison.
A Utah man has been arrested after authorities say a hidden video camera in the home where he was staying captured him violently beating a cat.
The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protections.
The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has had quite an eclectic time at the helm of his secretive state, if the country’s state media is to be believed: He’s hopped into a fighter jet, ridden a roller coaster, directed live fire exercises and toured factories churning out everything from mushrooms and shoes to hosiery and cellphones.
Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a Pennsylvania man's arrest on aggravated assault and other charges.
This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.
The Tulsa County sheriff said Monday he doesn't believe training records were falsified in connection to a volunteer deputy who fatally shot a man after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun.
A 13-year-old Spanish boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a substitute teacher and wounded four people at his school in Barcelona Monday, police said.
Six Minnesota men have been charged with terrorism in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, the latest Westerners accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.