A historic women's college in Georgia apologized Thursday for its past connections to racism and the Ku Klux Klan.
Guatemala's Supreme Court has rejected a request to have President Jimmy Morales' immunity of office lifted to permit an investigation of him in connection with a fire that killed 41 girls at a home for troubled youth.
An Arizona investigator said Thursday he is confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one that authorities have for weeks been searching for across three states.
An indictment says a former supervisor at a South Carolina juvenile prison ordered guards to hog-tie two inmates and leave them on their stomachs for two hours because they made too much noise.
The Latest on the parole hearing for Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Parole has been denied for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders.
Concern is growing in a conservative, remote corner of Oregon as people start arriving in a national forest for a Rainbow Family of Living Light annual gathering, a counter-culture get-together expected to draw thousands.
A Quebec judge has found a former high-performance Canadian ski coach guilty of 37 charges related to the exploitation and sexual assault of young female students, calling him a sexual predator.
A man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio SWAT officer during a standoff last year has been found guilty of aggravated murder and could face the death penalty.
A man has been indicted on a hate crime charge for a January fire that destroyed a Texas mosque, authorities announced on Thursday.
A teenager shot to death by deputies was accidentally hit by a bullet as he tried to stop an aggressive dog from attacking the officers early Thursday, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials.
The Chilean equivalent of the FBI has declassified World War II-era files that show Nazi agents in the South American country's main port of Valparaiso plotted to destroy the Panama Canal.
Parole was denied Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel -- a follower of cult leader Charles Manson -- after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago.
Abnormally dry weather may bedevil farmers and ranchers, but is a boon for American white pelicans nesting on a North Dakota island known as North America's largest refuge for the big-billed birds.
Burkina Faso's government has announced it will invest more than $700 million over four years to eradicate poverty in the Sahel and northern region of the West African country to prevent youth from joining jihadi groups.
The Latest on the investigation into a stabbing of a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan (all times local): 3 p.m.
A so-called "non-religious" demographic that lacks faith in a divine authority is positioned to have a significant impact on future generations.
Parole was denied Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago.
A Virginia man has been charged with transmitting top-secret documents to a Chinese agent.
Her lawyer described it as "an impetuous moment of madness," one that Natalie Bollen will now atone for with seven years of her life.
Dubbed “Operation Tactical Teddy Bear,” Penn State students collected stuffed animals during the spring semester to give the Middleton Police department to give kids in stressful situations.
An Israeli newspaper says the government is preparing to authorize construction of 7,000 new homes in Jewish areas of east Jerusalem — a move that could complicate the efforts of U.S. envoy Jared Kushner to restart peace talks.
A man who was imprisoned for 36 years walked free Thursday after a federal judge threw out his murder conviction and life sentence for a newspaper editor's stabbing in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Lebanon's state news agency says the military has detained a Lebanese national crossing into the country from Israel.
A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday.
A judge has denied bond for a 24-year-old Houston man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a 10-month-old boy killed in his father's arms as his dad was trying to run from assailants.
Residents from the Gulf Coast to the interior South continued to bare the brunt of damaging impacts from Cindy on Thursday, including dangerous surf, flash flooding, tornadoes and strong winds.
Two vehicles fighting on a California highway led to a two-car accident and potential hit and run.
German lawmakers on Thursday approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany.
The White House says President Donald Trump will sign a bill Friday to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.
North Korea conducted another rocket engine test Wednesday which could potentially be used on a future intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM, two US officials tell Fox News.
Weeks after being berated by U.S. President Donald Trump for failing to spend enough on defense, European nations vowed Thursday to boost military cooperation in their part of the world.
A young black bear has been making the rounds of an Alaska neighborhood in Anchorage and is raiding the residents' trash.
A driver in Washington State saw vehicle, after vehicle, passing her on the shoulder illegally that she rammed on of the cars three times, according to State Patrol.
They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire.
A California man has pleaded no contest to attacking his son's Little League baseball coach with a bat during a game last year.
A US airstrike killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi, a senior leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, and two of his close associates, US Central Command announced Thursday.
Israel has filed a complaint with the U.N. Security Council accusing the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of setting up observation outposts along the border on land purportedly used by an environmental advocacy group.
The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution asking the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on a dispute between Mauritius and the United Kingdom over the Chagos Islands.
Some local New Jersey officials are frustrated by an anonymous online campaign to tag street signs with cat ear stickers in the name of women's solidarity.
Germany's parliament has approved a plan to allow for the surveillance of suspects' communications on messaging services such as WhatsApp.
A Maine kayaker found by the U.S. Coast Guard shortly after a search for him was suspended says a wave knocked him out of his vessel and he eventually was able to swim to land after issuing a "mayday" call on his radio.
It's been five years since ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
A kitten found on a street corner in Lakeland on Saturday now has a new home with a Florida police officer.
A gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being the first woman to enter the male-dominated cadre of Venice's canal rowers has announced he is transgender.
A toddler in Massachusetts survived a two-story building fall on Wednesday thanks to his stuffed animal, police said.
An Illinois man accused of almost severing a man’s arm off on Monday in Arlington Heights, a Chicago suburb, carried out the attack because the victim was seeing the suspect’s estranged wife, prosecutors said.
Legal troubles for the nation’s largest prison company are becoming an itch that just doesn't seem to go away.
A New York City man was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly providing material support to ISIS, law enforcement officials announced.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests.
At least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels similar to what was found at the London tower that went up in flames last week, killing 79 people, the government said.
A New York City man has been charged with trying to aid the Islamic State group.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley is urging the international community to take action to deal with the worsening crisis in Venezuela, where she says "people are starving while their government tramples their democracy."
A Kansas City, Missouri, man is charged with child pornography after prosecutors say he gave a 7-year-old girl a pack of gum to pose for nude photos.
The Latest on Mississippi law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Attorneys will try again to block a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority, including three church bombings and a deadly bus shooting, all claimed by the Islamic State group.
A huge swarm of Africanized bees attacked two North County girls and killed their family dog.
The unpredictable North Korean regime issued more threats and a rare offer to engage in talks Thursday, the day Otto Warmbier's family buried their son and amid increasing tensions on the peninsula.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging South Sudan's leaders to end a civil war that has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions of people.
Authorities have recovered the body of the second teenager who was swept away by a strong current while swimming off Atlantic City.
A psychologist who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror says his participation in the program that involved torturing suspects caused him "great, soulful torment."
Combustible cladding was discovered in at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England after tests were conducted on Thursday following the deadly London fire that killed 79 people last week, the government said.
A parole hearing has resumed for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders.
The Indiana National Guard is investigating how a projectile landed near a home outside its Camp Atterbury training base.
A federal appeals court says Mississippi can start enforcing a law that will let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
A U.S. Army judge won't allow lawyers for Army Sgt.
Tropical Storm Cindy has been downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday after it made landfall in Louisiana.
A Texas police officer charged with murder in May in the fatal shooting of a black teenager leaving a party is facing two aggravated assault charges in an unrelated incident.
An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump.
Ghana's Supreme Court has declared "unconstitutional" the decision by former President John Mahama to allow two former Guantanamo Bay detainees entry into the West African country.
A man broke into an Oklahoma business this week but it’s what he was wearing on his head that lead police to believe he’s connected to four other burglaries.
New York City police say a woman was slashed on the knee after a dispute with another passenger over a subway seat.
Pakistan's military says an Indian naval officer who was sentenced to death by a military court on charges of espionage and sabotage has submitted a petition for mercy to the country's army chief, seeking a pardon.
The Latest on the death of a U.S. college student who was held by North Korea (all times local): 11:45 a.m.
Amid the threat of North Korea possibly launching a missile, the latest U.S. effort to test its shoot-down capability failed on Thursday.
The search continues for a Littleton police officer who went missing while mountain climbing in Russia last week.
Germany's parliament has voted to cut off parties with anti-constitutional aims from public funding, a move aimed at a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban.
A Derby man is facing criminal charges after police said he pinned a child to the ground and screamed at him at a day care.
Authorities say an 84-year-old Florida doctor is accused of illegally distributing $10 million worth of pain pill prescriptions.
A kayaker who went missing off the coast of Maine was found shortly after the Coast Guard suspended its search.
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 6:15 p.m.
The Dutch king and queen are returning home from a state visit to the Vatican with a royal heirloom: the baton purportedly carried by William of Orange during the 16th century Dutch War of Independence from Spanish rule.
Hundreds of mourners are celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma.
Leftist rebels say they will free two Dutch journalists kidnapped while reporting in a restive region of northeastern Colombia.
A senior Russian diplomat says the head of the Islamic State group has most likely been killed in a Russian airstrike.
Parents are worried that the new dangerous children’s toy, the toothpick crossbow, will have the same popularity with American children as fidget spinners.
Muslim rebels fled after freeing dozens of hostages from a school in a southern Philippine village on Wednesday and were being pursued by army troops, as a daylong crisis eased in in the volatile region, officials said.
An 82-year-old Vermont man says his Hyde Park home was targeted by burglars while he was attending the funeral for his wife of 59 years.
Cocaine with a street value of two million dollars was found just feet away from a Highland Park daycare center where children would sleep, according to investigators.
A Moscow court has sentenced an ally of the Russian opposition leader to five days in jail for organizing a webcast of massive anti-government protests earlier this month.
A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group.
A German federal court has rejected a claim from a woman who received leak-prone breast implants for compensation from a German product-testing company.
A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday at a bank in Afghanistan's Helmand province as Afghan troops and government workers waited to collect their pay ahead of a major Muslim holiday, killing at least 29 people, officials said.
A Georgia sheriff says he will shorten the sentences of inmates who stepped in to help a deputy when he collapsed on the job.
Poland's media say the son of European Council head Donald Tusk did him a disservice with a statement he made before a special commission in Poland that is investigating a major financial scam.
The FBI is seeking warrants to examine the suspect’s electronic records and vehicle for signs of possible radicalization following the Flint airport stabbing.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast.
Thailand's military-installed parliament has passed a bill that allows the ruling junta to continue to impose its policies after it holds elections and officially relinquishes power.
Egypt's president has laid out concerns over his country's share of the Nile waters, urging leaders of the river's basin countries to work together toward a more efficient use of resources.
Iranian media are saying the country has begun exporting gas to neighboring Iraq.
The father of a baby girl born after a deadly Texas crash is making progress with his effort to become the child's legal guardian.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala around 6:31 a.m. Thursday (8:31 a.m. EDT), the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
Authorities say a man who jumped to his death from an 11th-floor apartment building in New York was a sex offender who was being taken into custody at the time for a parole violation.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn says it's had to shut down several lines in the north of the country after strong winds blew trees and branches down onto the tracks and caused other problems.
Chris Lawrence is about to realize his dream of becoming a police officer. He's been hired by the Chula Vista Police Department.