George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69.
More than 1,000 residents of a northwest Indiana public housing complex have been in a state of panic and uncertainty since authorities informed them last month that their homes must be destroyed because of serious lead contamination.
Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has taken extra steps to make sure visitors realize the state park also is home to an abundance of alligators.
U.S. Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the Republican Party to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
The son of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been released following his abduction earlier this week, a member of the Sinaloa cartel leader's family said Saturday.
People in a high-rise building watch a group of acrobatic planes perform over Lake Michigan during the Chicago Air & Water Show in Chicago on Saturday, Aug. 20.
One of Colombia's most-grizzled and important rebel fighters is calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to do more to support peace and to free a guerrilla leader jailed for more than a decade in the United States.
For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, partying at a gourmet restaurant deep in their territory.
Authorities say an "elderly man" found at a Massachusetts home actually was a 31-year-old fugitive wearing a disguise.
The most successful day yet in fighting a massive and ferocious wildfire in Southern California also came with news of the blaze's destruction.