Gunman in Louisiana Theater Shooting Identified as John Russell Houser of Alabama

The gunman who opened fire inside a packed movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night, was 59-year-old John Russell Houser, police said at a...

President Obama to Discuss Security and Trade While in Kenya

US President Barack Obama arrives in his ancestral homeland Kenya late Friday, with a massive security operation under way to protect him from Al-Qaeda-linked...

Bailout Negotiations to Begin in Athens After Lawmakers Pass Second Reform Package

Greece's creditors prepared on Thursday for the start of bailout talks in Athens, after lawmakers adopted a second package of reform measures before dawn...

Colorado Jury Rules that Death Penalty Can be Considered During James Holmes Sentencing Trial

Jury in the James Holmes Colorado theater shooting trial reached a verdict in the first phase of sentencing on Thursday. Jurors unanimously decided the...

NASA Announces Discovery of Most Earth-like Planet Yet

A planet believed to be remarkably similar to Earth has been discovered orbiting a distant sun-like star, bolstering hopes of finding life elsewhere in...

‘Donor Fatigue’ May be Hurting Efforts to Aid Christians Fleeing ISIS

'The parish priests are tired, the donors are tired and the people are tired,' says Holy Land leader. Christians in the Middle East are facing...

Historic Church in Cumberland, IN, Now in Limbo After Grocery Chain Drops Plans to...

The future of a 101-year-old east-side church is now up in the air after Pittsburgh-based grocer Giant Eagle dropped its plans to raze it. The...

Alabama Postal Worker Saves Injured Man’s Life After Noticing he Hadn’t Checked his Mail...

An Alabama mail carrier is being called a hero after she noticed one of the residents on her route hadn't checked his mail last...

Philadelphia Postal Worker Charged With Obstruction of Over 22,000 Pieces of Mail

Authorities say tens of thousands of letters that should have gone to homes and businesses in the Tacony section of the city never got...

5 People Found Dead in Home in Broken Arrow, OK; 2 Teenagers Arrested

Police in eastern Oklahoma say five people have been found dead and two teenagers are in custody. In a news release, Broken Arrow police Sgt....

Twitter Developer Conference Set for October 21, 2015

Twitter's Flight developer conference returns to San Francisco this fall. The second annual event will be held on Oct. 21 at the Bill Graham Civic...

Saudi King Warns U.S. of Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal

King Salman of Saudi Arabia voiced misgivings yesterday about the Iran nuclear deal to the visiting US defence secretary, as the battle for hearts and...

House Speaker John Boehner Vows to Do ‘Everything Possible’ to Stop Iran Deal from...

US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday said he and others in Congress would do "everything possible" to stop a new nuclear...

U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter Makes Unannounced Visit to Iraq

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Iraq, which is fighting Islamic State militants with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes and...

Nigerian President says U.S. is ‘Aiding and Abetting’ Boko Haram by Refusing to Arm...

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari warned Washington on Wednesday that a US refusal to arm his troops because of "so-called human rights violations" only helps...

U.S. Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over Alleged Secret “Side Deals” Made With Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry and other top administration officials will face tough questions on the Iran deal at a Senate hearing Thursday, as...

President Obama Faces Political Minefield as he Begins Tour of Africa on Friday Night

Everyone thought Francis Oduor was dead. In fact the Kenyan international footballer had fled into the bush, walked 6km and gone into hiding after...

Mark Zuckerberg is Now the 9th Richest Person in the World; Worth $42.9 Billion

Facebook has become one of the highest-valued companies in the world after a stock surge saw it leapfrog General Electric to join the ranks...

Lots of People Are Leaving These 20 U.S. Cities, but They Aren’t Getting Any...

New York City, Los Angeles, Honolulu: They're all places you would think would be popular destinations for Americans. So it might come as a surprise that...

Kansas Governor, Missouri Officials Call for Investigations Into Planned Parenthood

Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday called for an investigation into whether any Kansas facility is selling remains of aborted fetuses. Some Missouri officials also called...