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While al Qaeda dominated the national conversation on terror after 9/11, nowadays many groups -- from Al-Shabaab to ISIS -- have emerged as real, dangerous threats to the West and beyond.
Police are warning protesters upset over the handling of the Brown shooting against a planned Wednesday demonstration that will shut down a portion of Interstate 70 near Ferguson, Missouri.
As an uproar grows over a video showing star player Ray Rice's ferocious blow on his now-wife, calls for the firing of the NFL's leader are getting louder.
Yearbook photos of high school students voted "most likely to skinny dip" have caused some controversy in New Mexico.
A former exotic dancer has filed a lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault.
The powerful earthquake that shook northern California's Bay Area last month is now blamed for one death.
A veterinarian with a passion for elephants died Tuesday, apparently crushed to death in "a tragic accident" by one of the giant mammals he spent his life caring for, authorities said.
Janay Rice, wife of suspended NFL player Ray Rice who was released by the Baltimore Ravens, apparently posted a statement Tuesday on Instagram calling the situation a "nightmare."
Forty percent of all pilots killed in noncommercial airplane crashes in recent years have medication in their systems -- a marked increase over previous decades, according to a draft government study obtained by CNN.
A young Indiana mother was gagged with chloroform and held captive for two months, forced to wear a dog collar tethered to an "intricate restraint system" and kept in a wooden cage built by one of her "sadist" captors, police said.
Police have identified those involved in an incident in which the ice bucket challenge trend was used to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.
Like her green curtain dress, Scarlett O'Hara may be slightly tattered and worn, but she refuses to become a relic of the past.
Viral videos of assaults on a mentally disabled Delaware man have led police to identify two of his teenage attackers, and a third suspect to turn himself in.
Less than two months after 43-year-old Eric Garner died in a police chokehold, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton announced that all NYPD officers will undergo a three-day retraining period on the proper use of force when engaging a suspect.
A student says she was told her skirt violated her school's dress code and had to wear a "shame suit." WJXT reports.