A gang-related dispute sparked an overnight riot in a South Carolina prison that killed seven inmates, the deadliest US prison riot since 1993.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.
Donald Trump said the US would only join the TPP, a multinational trade pact his administration walked away from last year, if it offered "substantially better" terms than those provided under previous talks.
US President Donald Trump warned Russia of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles "will be coming" and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Assad.
US progressive groups are gearing up for nationwide protests if President Trump fires the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election, or replaces the Justice Department official overseeing the probe.
One person was killed and four firefighters received minor injuries in an apartment fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York.
A federal judge upheld a Massachusetts law banning assault weapons including the AR-15, saying the US Constitution's Second Amendment guarantee of Americans' right to bear firearms does not cover them.
Several Silicon Valley leaders are calling for increased gun control after a woman at the headquarters of YouTube shot and wounded three people before taking her own life.
London police investigated more murders than their New York counterparts did over the last two months, statistics show, as the British capital's mayor vowed to fight a "violent scourge" on the streets.
An SUV carrying a large, family from Washington state drove straight off a scenic cliff on the California coast last week, killing at least six people in what appears to have been an intentional crash, police said.
A Washington state man has been arrested in connection with a series of package bombs sent to US military installations and a CIA mail office in the Washington, DC, area earlier this week.
The Texas man who police say carried out a three-week deadly bombing spree made a 25-minute video "confession" on his phone, which authorities recovered after he blew himself up on as officers closed in.
Toys 'R' Us Inc, the iconic US toy retailer, is shuttering all its US stores after failing to find a buyer or reach a restructuring deal with creditors to push its indebted business out of...
A helicopter carrying six people crashed in New York City's East River, killing all passengers, while the pilot escaped, police said.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un wants to meet his arch critic President Donald Trump and has agreed to suspend nuclear missile tests.
Cynthia Nixon, a liberal activist and a star of the hit television series 'Sex and the City', is considering a run for governor of New York, challenging incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary, NY1 television said.
Florida's Republican-controlled Senate voted to exclude most classroom teachers from a plan to allow school staff to carry firearms as part of a package of measures in response to a school shooting that took 17 lives last month.
Dozens of US colleges and universities, have said their application processes will not consider disciplinary action taken against high school students who protest last week's massacre at a Florida school.
Oprah Winfrey put to rest any lingering questions about a potential 2020 bid for the presidency, declaring on a late-night talk show that she was "definitely not running."
No it's not the plot of some action movie. A former American football star known for his 13-year NFL career has reportedly become a bonafide FBI agent after graduating from the bureau's training academy.