Officials at the National Zoo say they're optimistic about the chances that twin giant panda cubs will survive thanks in part to a technique developed by panda breeders in China.
Ivory Coast taxi driver Mamadou Bamba had finished his shift and was walking home around midnight when a dozen children accosted him on the street and demanded his money. When he hesitated, the thieves pulled out small knives and stabbed him eight times before making off with fares totaling more than $100.
President Barack Obama may have finally shed his summer curse - just in time for a daunting fall.
Lion cub cousins soon will be working on their roars after being born less than a week apart to half sisters at the Columbus Zoo
A heavily armed man with ties to radical Islam who was known in three European countries as potentially dangerous escaped the radar when he boarded a high-speed train - but not the courage of three American passengers who took him down.
Funeral services were held in Detroit for a woman who was believed to be the oldest U.S. veteran at the time of her death.
The owner of the home where Rosie O'Donnell's missing teen daughter was found earlier this week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, according to authorities and the star's spokeswoman.
A federal judge in California has ordered the government to release immigrant children from family detention centers "without unnecessary delay," and with their mothers when possible, according to court papers.
Jimmy Carter always goes home to Plains, Georgia. The tiny town he calls a "haven" was there when he got out of the Navy, when he left the governor's office and when he lost the 1980 presidential election.
Jose Amaya Guardado's mother said she brought her son to the United States nine years ago to escape the violence rampant in their native El Salvador. But now his family is mourning his death in what police describe as a brutal machete attack.
Typhoon Goni slightly weakened Saturday as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least seven people dead and two others missing, officials said.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys disagreed about a mental health evaluation for a man charged with fatally stabbing a woman in a supermarket during his first appearance in court on Friday.
Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan's identity handed him a major win Friday, ordering a grocery-store chain to pay him $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.
A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris Friday, wounding three people, two of them critically, officials said.