Islamist militants carried out a deadly assault on the main UN compound in the Somali capital on Wednesday, dealing a blow to fragile security gains that have allowed a slow return of foreign aid workers and diplomats.
The FBI has called off a search for the remains of former Teamsters boss, Jimmy Hoffa, in a field near Detroit Wednesday, FBI official Robert Foley said, extending nearly 38 years of frustration to find the elusive corpse.
Prosecutors want to bring additional charges as soon as possible against a former Cleveland school-bus driver accused of holding three women captive in his home and torturing them for a decade, authorities said on Wednesday.
An Ohio daycare operator is facing charges of child endangerment after allegedly feeding children in her care pancakes spiked with medications that cause drowsiness.
One measure of our culture’s disdain for whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden can be culled from the pages of a thesaurus.
A suicide bomber blew himself up as he embraced a Sunni Muslim political leader in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing the man and four of his family a day before elections in the area.
Attorneys for accused mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger will seek on Wednesday to paint star witness John “The Executioner” Martorano as a heartless killer whose testimony cannot be trusted in the trial of one of Boston’s most feared men.
High levels of a toxic substance called strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that operates the facility said on Wednesday.
Mexican authorities on Tuesday arrested a former U.S. university professor, who recently was added to the FBI’s 10 most-wanted list and faces sex crimes charges in the Philippines.