For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a…
A man jumped over the White House fence Wednesday night -- but he barely made it onto the lawn before he was subdued as he fought two police dogs.
"Dog got him," a Secret Service spokesman said.
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Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the…
After marathon deliberations, a federal jury found four ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty Wednesday in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square.
Nicholas Slatten, 30, of Sparta…
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As sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons, Kevin Vickers is accustomed to being in the middle of big things.
But never before like this.
Members of parliament, the press and the public hailed…
Nathan Cirillo was the strong, smiling type.
The Canadian army reservist could look the part of intimidating soldier, the way that his abundant muscles filled out his uniform. But his Instagram and…
Ferguson police and protesters clashed on Wednesday night after tensions escalated during a scheduled demonstration, part of the Ferguson October movement.
Between 100 and 150 protesters marched from…
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First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada's capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country's Parliament minutes later.
A Palestinian man rammed his car into commuters waiting at a light rail stop in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a baby and wounding several other people, Israeli police said.
This year, the U.S. marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. See the history of the World Trade Center's rise, fall and rebirth.
A soldier and one of the shooters are dead following attacks at multiple locations in Canada.
British entertainment magazine Heat has published its annual list of the richest British celebrities under 30. Take a look at the rankings.
After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived back in Ohio early Wednesday for an emotional reunion with his family. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained…
Throughout history, hundreds of millions of lives have been lost to epidemics and pandemics. Here are 15 of the deadliest.
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A survey reveals which drivers and driving behaviors Americans find most annoying.
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