A group of heavily armed men stormed a Rio de Janeiro hospital Sunday to free a suspected drug trafficker, sparking a shootout with officers that left a patient dead and a nurse and an off-duty policeman wounded.
On a Friday evening almost a year ago, the White House was awash in rainbow-colored lights, celebrating the momentous Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage.
The effort to come up with a way to manage bison at Grand Canyon National Park has taken a turn back in time -- thousands of years -- to determine the massive animals' roots.
Kate Lynn Blatt once lived as a woman at home but went to work in a battery factory as a man, a painful phase in her gender transition that would later propel her to the forefront of a constitutional battle for transgender rights in America.
CHICAGO - Alejandro Fuentes, a former contestant on Mexico's version of "The Voice," has died in Chicago after being shot multiple times, authorities told AFP.
Summoned by the sound of screams, a Colorado woman raced to her front yard to find a terrifying sight: A mountain lion was hunched over her 5-year-old son, biting him.
Residents barricaded their shops Friday in a Venezuelan city hit by violence after the country's food crisis erupted into deadly looting.
MIAMI - Orlando turned to burying its dead Friday, with funerals for at least five of the 49 people killed in a massacre at a gay nightclub -- the deadliest mass shooting in US history.
A combination image of signs showing support for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, Friday, June 17.
Canada's Senate voted Friday to pass legislation allowing the terminally ill to end their life with a doctor's assistance, clearing the final hurdle for the bill to become law after a clash between the upper and lower houses.