Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has filed a motion for a new trial, less than two weeks after being sentenced to death.
South Carolina lawmakers took a major step on Monday toward passing legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state capitol in Columbia and has long been denounced by critics as a symbol of slavery.
U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to give an update on the the U.S.-led airstrike campaign in eastern Syria Monday after speaking with Pentagon officials earlier in the day who briefed him the military campaign against ISIS.
The oceans play a key role in absorbing carbon dioxide, but international climate talks have only "minimally considered" the impact the gas is having as it turns these bodies of water acidic, scientists say in a new study.
Spanish veteran Joaquim Rodriguez won the crash-marred third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, with British rider Chris Froome finishing second to take the race leader's yellow jersey.
One of Canada's most protected industries — British Columbia timber — has been targeted by Japan in the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks, The Canadian Press has learned.
An Iraqi Russian-made fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighbourhood on Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.
The spate of recent mission mishaps is raising some serious questions about spaceflight. But industry veterans seem unfazed.
As Europe's ultimate paymaster, German politicians are furious with Greece for its spendthrift ways and high-stakes referendum tactics.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers would appreciate his not attending the ministers' meetings.
The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday.
Two blasts follow a suicide attack on a church earlier Sunday in northeast Nigeria believed to be the work of the Boko Haram militant group.
European leaders are reacting to Greek voters who rejected a bailout plan in Sunday's referendum, and one politician says a new aid package is "difficult to imagine."
While both the U.S. and Iran acknowledge they've never been closer to an agreement, there are still critical issues that need to be ironed out ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
Very early results indicate the 'no' side is on track to win Greece's referendum on whether the EU country will accept the tough creditor conditions attached to loans needed to avoid default and a banking collapse.
Princess Charlotte was christened Sunday in a private family ceremony at a small English church. But members of the public were afforded a few brief glimpses of the newest member of the House of Windsor.
A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, U.S.
As the U.S. Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signalling business decisions to each other.
Pope Francis on Sunday denounced what he calls the "great powers" of the world for failing to act when there was intelligence indicating Jews, Christians, homosexuals and others were being transported to death camps.
Greeks are voting in a referendum on whether to accept tough creditor conditions attached to loans needed to avoid default and a banking collapse.