U.S. Senator John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama was "directly responsible" for the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, because of the rise of the Islamic State group on the president's watch. But he later issued a statement saying that he "misspoke."
One U.S. family's Disney vacation has turned to tragedy -- the body of a 2-year-old boy snatched by an alligator at the shore of a resort lake and dragged underwater has been recovered, authorities said Wednesday.
The Democratic Party claimed a small victory early Thursday, forcing the U.S. upper house to consider legislation to help keep guns out of the hands of terrorism suspects.
Haiti faced a new power vacuum Wednesday after interim president Jocelerme Privert's mandate ended with no formal solution to the country's immediate political crisis, lawmakers said.
Mainland China criticized U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday for hosting the Dalai Lama at the White House, despite efforts to avoid irking Beijing by holding the meeting off-camera and out of the public eye.
While his victims texted heartbreaking last words to loved ones from the blood-drenched floors of packed bathrooms, Omar Mateen apparently turned to social media to measure the viral shockwaves his attack on a gay nightclub had generated.
Canada's House of Commons has voted to render the country's national anthem gender neutral.
The U.S. state of Louisiana's prisons chief said Wednesday that the state's refusal to install air conditioning on death row isn't politically motivated....
A university in westernmost Canada became the latest in North America Wednesday to face a backlash over its handling of sexual assault allegations by students.
China on Wednesday warned U.S. President Barack Obama against meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying that hosting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader could damage mutual trust.