Ford Motor Co. unveiled the Mustang at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964.
New York City's billionaire former mayor Michael Bloomberg is pumping even more cash into his efforts to curb gun violence with a new advocacy group that will spend at least $50 million this year.
Ukraine's attempt at a military solution to its problems with pro-Russia separatists look to be in disarray.
The prosecutor at the murder trial of double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius is continuing his cross-examination of one of the defence's forensic experts.
Ukraine's interior minister says three pro-Russian militants have been killed and 13 wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol in the south-east part of the country.
Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea.
A Belgian royal who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has defended endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from illegal logging, was shot and seriously wounded as he drove through the park, officials said Wednesday.
Finding means virus did not spread to Guinea from other African nations, which could have implications in controlling the outbreak.
As the South Korean ferry Sewol began to sink in what could be the country's deadliest disaster in 20 years, some of the 462 passengers on board reached for their mobile devices to send farewell messages to friends and loved ones.
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
For the first time ever, a former U.S. president has come out against the Keystone XL pipeline as Jimmy Carter has joined a group of Nobel laureates to sign a letter urging Barack Obama to reject the pipeline linking Alberta oil to Texas and beyond.
Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applaud the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats.
The weekend killing spree in Kansas City by a hate-fuelled white supremacist with a history of gun offences shows both the hypocrisy of U.S.
The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume on May 5.
Six armoured personnel carriers entered the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk, on Wednesday with the lead vehicle bearing the Russian flag, a Reuters eyewitness said.
The search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner deep in the Indian Ocean was again cut short on Wednesday when technical problems forced a U.S.
Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device.
A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.
The UN Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims.
April 15 marks the first anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing, which killed three people and wounded at least 264 others as runners streamed towards the finish line in 2013.