Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that Britain's intelligence services do a good job and make "incredibly difficult judgments," after revelations that the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" had been on their radar for years.
A transgender hip-hop performer who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial Thursday she has been haunted since the 2011 death of a client she injected with low-grade silicone.
Defying threats from Congress, the District of Columbia legalized possession of marijuana for recreational purposes on Thursday, becoming the first place east of the Mississippi River with legal pot.
A gunman went house to house, fatally shooting seven people and wounding one overnight in a small southern Missouri town before apparently committing suicide in a vehicle, authorities said Friday.
Police say a Massachusetts woman allowed her 2-year-old daughter to sip her margarita at a restaurant and poured some of it into the girl's sippy cup.
Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords who terrorized the western state of Michoacan as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to a Mexican official.
After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together.
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Thursday it has received a complaint from inmates at a maximum-security prison, reportedly including top cartel leaders, complaining of poor food and bad conditions.
On Thursday, Obama stepped up his campaign for expanding exports and negotiating new trade deals in Asia and Europe.
A blossoming career in modeling for Mirjana Puhar, who reached national attention on "America's Next Top Model," ended tragically when police found her body and two others in a house in Charlotte this week.
A New Jersey man convicted of beating his wife with a frying pan and strangling her to death is going to prison for 30 years before parole.
A former Las Vegas pet shop owner who was caught on surveillance video torching her business before 27 puppies and dogs were rescued last year failed to sway her sentencing judge with a courtroom announcement Wednesday that she was three months pregnant.
A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria bears "striking similarities" to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said Thursday.
An Everett woman is showing off her success closing a gap in her front teeth, using inexpensive hair bands. The technique sparked a recent consumer alert, warning about the dangers of DIY orthodontics.
A doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus and rode the subway system and dined out before he developed symptoms said the media and politicians could have done a better job by educating people on the science of it instead of focusing on their fears.
Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group and wage war against the U.S., and federal officials said one of them spoke of attacking President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Coney Island.
A Northern California man's display of poster-size swastikas outside his Sacramento house is upsetting some neighbors and state lawmakers, who plan to call on him to remove them.
A prisoner with multiple medical conditions including morbid obesity has been cleared for release from the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
More than 70 vehicles got tangled up in a series of chain-reaction pileups Wednesday along a snowy stretch of Interstate 95 in Maine, injuring at least 17 people, state police said.
In his most extensive comments on the JonBenet Ramsey case, former Boulder, Colo., police Chief Mark Beckner says officers botched the initial handling of the crime scene.
A unique federally funded study offers a detailed look at the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in New York City who cope with homelessness and poverty by engaging in what the researchers call "survival sex."
A New York City cabbie's license has been suspended after surveillance video showed him pulling a pregnant passenger out of his vehicle and driving off.
A school bus aide has been charged with stealing lunch money and bagged lunches from preschoolers in New Jersey.
A natural gas explosion leveled a house and injured 15 people, two critically, after a gas main break Tuesday near the New Jersey shore.
One of the growing trends in skincare doesn't involve a laser or a needle. Instead, it simply calls for a straight edge razor. In pursuit of a youthful glow, more women are shaving their faces.
A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of the "American Sniper" author and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.
A little boy in Ohio claimed he lived his past life as a black woman who died in a Chicago hotel fire decade ago.
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has hired top lawyers and public relations experts in the wake of recent questions surrounding his travel and entertainment expenses.