House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump, a historic step that sets up a...
A transgender teenager who told police that he and a friend opened fire at a suburban Denver high school to exact revenge on classmates who bullied him should be tried on murder charges as an adult, a judge ruled.
US Senator Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential bid, abandoning a campaign that began with promise for a rising Democrat star but faltered as she struggled to raise money and make a compelling case for her candidacy.
A teenage boy who killed two classmates and wounded three others at a southern California high school on his birthday before shooting himself has died in hospital.
The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended three county circuit court judges without pay for getting into an early-morning fist fight outside a fast-food restaurant that ended with two of them getting...
Former United States FBI director James Comey joked he will move to New Zealand if President Donald Trump is re-elected in 2020.
The southward march of a Northern California wildfire toward the more populated areas above the San Francisco Bay led officials on Sunday to raise the number of residents ordered to leave their homes in the area to 180,000.
US President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of...
Former US Vice President Joe Biden said he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, at a candidate forum on LGBTQ issues.
The FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying dozens of victims of a convicted murderer who has confessed to strangling 93 people, claims that make him the most prolific serial killer in US history the agency says.
A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such US deaths to five, health officials said on Friday.
A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people in Dayton was charged with lying about his drug use on a form when he bought a gun and told authorities that he bought body armour and firearm accessories for the shooter.
A private aircraft carrying members of US singer Pink's tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday and burst into flames but all occupants escaped unharmed.
Canadian authorities hunting the two teen fugitives suspected of killing Australian Lucas Fowler and his US girlfriend Chynna Deese are tight-lipped after a dive team ended a two-day search of a river in northern Manitoba.
A Florida man who mailed pipes filled with explosives to prominent Democrats and critics of US President Donald Trump was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday.
Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas died of their wounds, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in a massacre that prosecutors say was an act of domestic terrorism.
Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the United States' political arena as Democratic presidential candidates called for stricter gun laws.
A key member of Congress in the US - New York Democrat Max Rose - has stepped up his attacks on Facebook and other social media companies for their failure to eradicate copies of the alleged...
New Orleans has been hit by thunderstorms and a water spout, a weather phenomenon that resembles a tornado, which formed over Lake Pontchartrain prompting the Weather Service to issue a tornado warning.