John Glenn, who made history twice as the first American to orbit Earth and the first senior citizen to venture into space, died Thursday at the age of 95.
Syrian government artillery pummeled fast-shrinking rebel territory in Aleppo on Friday as key regime backer Russia vowed no end to the bombardment while opposition fighters remain in the battleground city.
Bryce Canyon National Park officials say the iconic hoodoo known as "The Sentinel" has ended its watch.
A healthy increase in home values and higher stock prices drove up U.S. household wealth in the July-September quarter, though the gains are largely concentrated among wealthier Americans.
Anger and anguish were evident in a New Orleans courtroom Thursday as a friend of the man on trial for killing retired Saints star Will Smith repeatedly insisted that Smith and his friends were the aggressors following an April 9 traffic crash that was followed by heated words and multiple gunshots.
A bombing killed six policemen at a checkpoint in Cairo on Friday, the latest in a series of attacks in the capital targeting security forces and officials, the interior ministry said.
President-elect Donald Trump sought Thursday to comfort victims of an apparent jihadist-inspired attack in Ohio while under fire for picking a global warming skeptic as his new environment chief.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is to stay on as executive producer on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" when it returns after a two-year absence, the show confirmed on Thursday.
Hillary Clinton issued a stern warning Thursday against the proliferation of fake news, branding it an epidemic with "real world consequences" that must be addressed in order to protect the nation's democracy.
Nearly 400 migrants forced their way through a fence between Morocco and the tiny Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Friday, slightly injuring two police officers, authorities said.