Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died at the age of 65, his family said.
Rapper Kanye West, with a stream of consciousness speech in the Oval Office and a burst of profanity, defended his support for President Donald Trump, much to the delight of Trump himself.
Superstar Taylor Swift's decision to wade into electoral politics for the first time has driven a spike in online voter registration, particularly among young people, according to the website Vote.org.
Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday she is resigning as the US ambassador to the United Nations, but the rising Republican star immediately denied she was preparing to challenge President Donald Trump...
A divided US Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, as Republicans dismiss sexual assault accusations against the judge and deliver a major victory to President Trump.
Brett Kavanaugh looked headed for a lifetime job on the US Supreme Court on Friday after two crucial senators said that sexual misconduct accusations against the judge would not prevent them from voting to confirm him.
An 18-year-old man was killed by a grizzly bear while working at a silver mine in Alaska, state troopers said, marking the second fatal mauling in the largest US state this year.
Fighting to salvage his nomination to the US Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh angrily and tearfully denied a university professor's accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission accused Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk of fraud and sought to ban him as a director of a public company.
Fresh allegations of sexual misconduct have emerged against Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles court on Thursday to a charge of manslaughter for a 2015 hit-and-run killing.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in departed for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seeking to cement a breakthrough in faltering nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
A woman who had anonymously accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s went public on Sunday, prompting Republicans to plan further discussions about...
Texas police on Saturday arrested a veteran US Border Patrol agent, who is suspected of killing four women within the past two weeks and kidnapping a fifth.
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a dramatic turnaround in a probe that the U.S. president derides as a political witch hunt.
Florence plowed into the Carolinas and lumbered slowly inland, knocking down trees, gorging rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leaving five people dead before it was downgraded to a tropical storm.
An unidentified gunman shot and killed five people in a series of shootings in Southern California before taking his own life, police said.
Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones.
Three teenagers are in hospital after they were shot near a high school on Chicago's south side.
Tropical Storm Florence is expected to strengthen back into a hurricane as it headed for a possible landfall on the US East Coast next week.