Jimmy Breslin, a brash, colorful award-winning reporter and newspaper columnist who took on the high and mighty and championed the underdog, died Sunday at the age of 88.
Zahraa Ballout isn't "white," and she certainly isn't "some other race." If the government gives her the choice of checking a new "Middle East/North Africa" box on a census form, would she?
The U.S. State Department said Monday that there has been no change to the country's "One China" policy following Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing last week.
David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving.
Renowned World War II singer Vera Lynn is celebrating turning 100 on Monday with a special tribute: Her portrait is being projected onto the iconic White Cliffs of Dover.
FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump as part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential campaign.
A book collection of paintings of military veterans by former US President George W. Bush has raced to the top of US bestseller lists.
Kim Kardashian West says she "mentally prepped" herself to be raped while being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry heist last year.
A judge is scheduled to hear new arguments from Roman Polanski's lawyer about why the fugitive director's long-running underage sex case should be drawn to a close.
A Canadian school teacher who encourages hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a US$1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most high-profile awards for teaching excellence.