Rescue crews searched for victims Monday amid the splintered lumber and twisted metal where homes once stood, after the deadliest US tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community.
Luke Perry has died, days after suffering a major stroke.
Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said.
US Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday he would again seek the party's presidential nomination in 2020.
US Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her claims of Native American heritage, aimed for a fresh start on Saturday with the formal launch of her 2020 presidential...
President Donald Trump vowed in his State of the Union speech to build a border wall that is a source of a deep partisan divide and said Democratic attempts at "ridiculous partisan investigations" could damage US prosperity.
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.