First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, has launched her 2020 campaign for the White House.
A white high school student seen with classmates appearing to confront a Native American Vietnam veteran near the Lincoln Memorial issued a statement on Sunday that video of the incident that went...
Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, said he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump.
The Chrysler Building, an Art Deco masterpiece that has been a defining image of New York City's skyline for decades, has been put up for sale.
President Donald Trump said on Saturday that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year, extending the historically high turnover in the top ranks of his...
In another senior staff shake-up inside his often turbulent administration, Donald Trump says he has picked the two people he wants to be the next US attorney general and the next US ambassador to the UN.
Five US Marines were missing after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan during an air-to-air refuelling exercise.
Cher, Reba McEntire, and the creators of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" entered the ranks of highly celebrated artists as recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors.
The US Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts say is part of a broader push into advanced gear to...
The US closed its busiest border crossing with Mexico after Mexican police broke up a protest of Central American migrants massed in Tijuana, scattering some demonstrators toward the border where US officers hurled tear gas.
Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state's deadliest wildfire topped 1000.
The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, a source familiar with the matter has said.
Recovery workers with cadaver dogs pressed on with their search for more victims in flame-ravaged California as authorities seek clues to the fate of more than 600 people reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in state history.
Mira Ricardel, the White House deputy national security adviser, was forced out of her job after President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, said Ricardel did not deserve the honour of working for her husband.
A gunman opened fire in a crowded Southern California bar popular with college students, killing 12 people including a sheriff's deputy, police said on Thursday (local time).
President Donald Trump forced out Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after congressional elections, and vowed to fight if the US House of Representatives' new Democratic majority launches probes into his administration.
The Democrats’ mantra for seizing control of the US House of Representatives took shape within weeks of President Donald Trump’s stunning 2016 White House victory.
James "Whitey" Bulger, who lived a double life as one of Boston's most notorious mobsters and as a secret FBI informant before going on the run for 16 years, was found dead at a federal prison.
A gunman yelling, “All Jews must die,” stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during service, killing 11 worshippers and wounding six other people including four police officers, before he was arrested.
An eighth child has died at a New Jersey rehabilitation center where 23 people have been infected in a deadly viral outbreak, state health officials said on Friday (local time).