Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, first lady Michelle Obama stood before the Democratic convention on Monday and drew a sharp sketch of the Republican nominee that stood in harsh contrast to her gauzy portrait of Hillary Clinton as a woman who has looked out for children and the disadvantaged
Tim LaHaye, co-author of the Left Behind series, a multimillion-selling literary juggernaut that brought end-times prophecy into mainstream bookstores, died Monday.
The Kyodo news agency is reporting that 19 people are dead and 20 injured following a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo.
Supporters of Hillary Clinton's former rival, Bernie Sanders, converged Sunday in Philadelphia, the site of this week's Democratic National Convention.
New Zealand has unveiled a plan kill off every last rat, possum and stoat in the country in order to save kiwis and other birds threatened by the egg-eating predators.
A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and driving thousands from their homes.
Democrats arrived in Philadelphia for their convention amid drama that Bernie Sanders supporters say adds fuel to their fire.
The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with HGH or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last fall.
Swimming governing body FINA has ruled seven Russian swimmers ineligible to compete at the Olympics, including three it says were linked to recent allegations of a major doping coverup by Russian authorities.
The presumptive Democratic nominee for president will give a speech at the 117th veterans convention
Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee.
An aircraft powered by solar energy left Egypt on Sunday on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe.
The Democratic National Convention is off to a rocky start in Philadelphia before it even officially begins: the party's chair has resigned, and massive protests are planned.
Two people have been killed and at least 13 wounded in a shooting at the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., CNN reports, citing local police.
Germany may have some of the world's most stringent gun control laws, but some of the country's senior leaders are calling for tighter controls on weapon sales following Friday's shooting rampage in Munich.
Democrats are gathering in Philadelphia for their party's convention from Monday to Thursday. It will feature current and past presidents, plenty of celebrities and a historic moment when Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination for a major party in the U.S.
The number of children killed or wounded in Afghanistan's conflict surged in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period last year, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said on Monday.
Four people were killed Sunday when bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players collided with a van on a northwestern Arizona highway.
Police in the southern German city of Ansbach said Monday a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 others.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention after coming under fire following the publication of leaked emails suggesting the Democratic National Committee favoured Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries.