Ferguson, Missouri, has fired three city employees and is pursuing a range of other reforms in an effort to negotiate a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after a federal investigation accused the city of illegal practices targeting African- Americans, the mayor said on Friday.
A Florida man generously offered to take his friends to an NFL football game, only he bought the tickets with their stolen credit card, police say.
A 10-year-old Irish boy jumped into a moving SUV to rescue his sister from a convicted sex offender, the Irish Independent reports.
They may be called smartphones but the devices are making our brains lazy, a University of Waterloo study suggests.
Two brothers were charged with murder on Friday stemming from the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer during the botched robbery of a game store, authorities said.
Researchers believe they've calculated a dinosaur's weight by using a 3D scan of the world's most complete fossil.
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines has begun tracking the location of its long-haul flights every 15 minutes or less, a proposal put forward by the U.N. aviation agency after the disappearance of the carrier's Flight MH370 a year ago, Malaysia's transport minister said.
MOSCOW - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention centre on Friday and promised that Russia's opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week's killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
LONDON - British detectives have arrested a man suspected of being part of a group which hacked into the U.S. Department of Defense last year, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Friday.