Slain North Carolina teen 'might be alive' if authorities hadn't overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.
Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for conspiracy to act as an illegal foreign agent in the United States.
In the world of watch-making, 2018 will be remembered as a year of disruption and celebration.
In his farewell speech to Congress, departing GOP Senator Jeff Flake issued a warning that "the threats to our democracy from within and without are real" and that the country is experiencing a "moment of political dysfunction and upheaval."
Gun deaths in America have reached a record high. Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in decades, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database.
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro on Wednesday launched a presidential exploratory committee, a significant step toward mounting a presidential bid in 2020.
At just 31 years old, Rebeca Gyumi has a list of accomplishments anyone twice her age would be proud of. She has successfully challenged her country's legal system, winning a landmark ruling in 2016 to raise the age of child marriage for girls in Tanzania from 14 to 18; started a foundation to advocate for girls' education; won the UNICEF Global Goal Award and was named 2016 Woman of the Year by New Africa Magazine. Now, she's on her way to New York to collect the 2018 Human Rights Prize awarded by the United Nations.
The world got a glimpse of Brooklyn Doris Daly on Wednesday. Former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member Kenya Moore Daly shared an exclusive photo from People magazine of her newborn daughter.
McDonald's says it will reduce the use of antibiotics in its beef around the world. Like many others, the restaurant chain uses antibiotics to treat sick animals in its supply chain. According to the World Health Organization, the overuse and misuse of certain antibiotics make them less effective at treating human diseases.
Businesses are sending a clear message to UK politicians: Stop messing around. Companies and industry groups in Britain issued strident warnings against further political turmoil Wednesday after a challenge to Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership threatened to tip the country into crisis over how and when Brexit will happen.
Stocks jumped Wednesday following the latest twist in the US-China trade saga.
America's finance chiefs fear the economic expansion is nearly over. Almost half (48.6%) of US chief financial officers believe the United States will be in recession by the end of next year, according to the Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook survey released on Wednesday.
A gunman who opened fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg shouted the Arabic phrase "Allahu Akbar," meaning "God is greater," at the time of the attack, French prosecutors said, as anti-terror police joined an international manhunt.
Some celebrities are waking up to good news this morning.
Ellen DeGeneres is considering ending her run on daytime talk.
President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after saying he took "full responsibility" for his actions while at the same time blaming the President.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced the US has deemed 10 countries guilty of severe religious freedom violations.
The story of late Tejano singer Selena is coming to Netflix.
Even though Jacob Walter Anderson was indicted on four counts of sexual assault, the ex-fraternity president won't spend a single day in prison.
Right-wing media outlets seem to be waging a coordinated campaign to portray US Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a dimwit radical. Their efforts will backfire. She is in fact championing the smartest, most practical idea in US politics to address two urgent problems: climate change and poverty.
Mondelez is determined to be the biggest name in snacks. The company rolled out an aggressive new growth strategy this fall that includes a bold plan to revamp old brands and launch trendy new businesses. The move comes after years of cost-cutting efforts that took a toll on its snack sales.
The best way to understand Donald Trump's approach to the presidency is to think of him as what he was before politics: The star and producer of a reality TV show. Trump is forever programming the show -- aka his White House and the country -- in ways he thinks will entertain, provoke and amaze the audience.
It's easy to ignore the homeless encampment near your neighborhood, the pollution clogging the local beach or the faraway children who don't have resources to play a sport they love.
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday attempted to downplay the impact a series of controversial bills would have on his Democratic successor, telling reporters that the measures are not "a fundamental shift in powers" for incoming Gov. Tony Evers.
For many people, the thought of picking up a python or a boa constrictor is terrifying. But for some firefighters in Texas, no victim is too scary, or too scaly, to rescue.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday where he faced questions from lawmakers on a number of issues, including data privacy, misinformation, a search product being developed for China, and allegations from Republicans that the search engine giant is biased against conservative users.
At least one person has been killed and 10 others injured after gunshots were fired in the center of the northeastern French city of Strasbourg on
The EPA announced plans to change the definition of which waters in the United States are protected under the Clean Water Act on Tuesday -- a change President Donald Trump has been working toward since the beginning of his administration.
Evolving from roots spread across three continents, Senegalese-American artist Moha, draws inspiration from his time spent in Senegal, the US, and France to construct a sonic identity that defies genre constraints and cultural barriers. Within the past year, Moha has revealed pieces of his upcoming original artist project FIT, a full-length EP formulated in Moha's multi-instrumentation background combining organic instruments, production, and the singer's distinctive vocal chops. To date, project cuts including the critically acclaimed "A-Side" and "Cold Feet" have awarded Moha over 175K streams on Spotify alone.
Just four days away from marking one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, an organization born from that tragedy released its latest public service announcement.
In most respects, Michael Cohen was a frustrating witness for New York investigators.
Verizon just admitted that its media business, Oath, is essentially worthless.
Television icon Kathie Lee Gifford will bid farewell to NBC's "Today" show next April.
Let's be clear. Friday's filings by federal prosecutors backed President Donald Trump into a corner. And his Monday morning rage-tweeting indicates he may be beginning to grasp his limited options moving forward.
The Nissan GT-R sports car is already expensive, with a starting price of about $100,000. But, for those who want something truly special, Nissan has announced it will make production versions of the Nissan GT-R50, a radically different looking GT-R with a body created by Italy's Italdesign, for a starting price of €990,000, or about $1.1 million.
Dogs' loyalty to their masters and homes are the stuff of legend. And here's more heartwarming proof.
Jamaican dance hall reggae star Mark Anthony Myrie -- popularly known as Buju Banton -- has been released from a federal prison in Georgia.
The Waukesha Police Department had to use pepper spray on a man after an incident in a McDonald’s drive-thru.
Elon Musk settled securities fraud charges brought against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this year, but he is not done deriding the agency.
The nominations for the 76th Golden Golden Globe Awards showcase strong work by black directors this past year.
A 21-year-old pregnant woman was among seven people wounded in a drive-by shooting near the Israeli settlement of Ofra in the West Bank, according to the Israeli ambulance service, Magen David Adom, known as MDA.
"I can't breathe." These were the final words uttered by Jamal Khashoggi after he was set upon by a Saudi hit squad at the country's consulate in Istanbul, according to a source briefed on the investigation into the killing of the Washington Post columnist.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry is summoning the US and Canadian ambassadors in protest over the detention of a Huawei executive in Vancouver, describing it as "lawless" and "extremely vicious."
Leo Morris served in the Air Force. Karen Carter patrolled with the Coast Guard. Henry Owens enlisted in the Navy.
On Friday the Justice Department dropped some huge shoes in the Russia investigation. First a pair of memos from special prosecutor Robert Mueller and the Southern District of New York involving the criminal sentencing of Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer and fixer. Then a filing on Paul Manafort's failed cooperation with the Mueller probe (it said he lied).
In the olden days of presidential appointments and nominations, the focus was justifiably on the nominees -- their background, what their policy positions said about the role they would play in an administration and whether or not they would get confirmed.
President Donald Trump has agreed to a request from Defense Secretary James Mattis to propose a defense budget of $750 billion for the coming year, marking a reversal from plans to shrink defense spending, an administration official confirmed to CNN.
A fire last week at a Jehovah's Witnesses' house of worship in Washington state was arson -- the fifth attack targeting the religious group this year, federal officials said Sunday.
Nashville Walmart shoppers received an early holiday gift thanks to Kid Rock.
Broken Arrow Police state in police reports that Hayden Umdenstock admitted to getting in a fight with his father and killing him in his sleep.