North Korea marked the anniversary of the end of World War II and its liberation from Japanese colonial rule with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month — the 70th anniversary of its national foundation day.
For his last time, Japan's Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II.
A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday, as life gradually returned to normal in parts of the eastern city of Ghazni after a massive insurgent attack last week, with sporadic gunbattles still underway in some neighborhoods.
A New Jersey school superintendent, who was arrested in May for allegedly defecating on an athletic field in another district, stands to receive more than $100,000 after negotiating a separation agreement, reports said.
A man who worked as a “loss prevention greeter” at a clothing store in Las Vegas suddenly “snapped” Saturday, grabbing a handgun from his car and firing a total of 16 shots, according to reports.
A former Arizona cop was busted earlier this year for using a department body cam to film himself having sex and storing pornography on an office computer, the Arizona Republic reported, citing court records.
Authorities have identified the remains of the 29-year-old who stole a commercial airplane that took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in Puget Sound Friday evening as those belonging to Richard Russell.
A woman accused of shoving a 16-year-old friend 60 feet off a Washington state bridge last week — resulting in serious injuries to the teen — is cooperating with investigators, authorities said Tuesday.
Hundreds of priests were said to have molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., allegedly covered up the abuse, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday.
A shooting at a Walmart north of Philadelphia wounded at least five people including a customer Tuesday evening before the shooter apparently escaped from the store -- and crashed a getaway car into a police SUV, reports said.
A Philadelphia woman who made headlines after she spent $25,000 on a Dubai-themed prom party for her son last year has been charged with Social Security fraud, prosecutors revealed Tuesday.
A shooting at a Walmart north of Philadelphia wounded at least three people including a customer Tuesday evening before the shooter apparently escaped from the store -- and crashed a getaway car into a police SUV, reports said.
A shooting at a Walmart in Pennsylvania reportedly left at least one person wounded Tuesday evening.
Jany Leveille, one of the five suspects arrested at the "extremist Muslim" compound in northern New Mexico, has been transferred to the custody of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said Tuesday.
Police say a rodeo bull broke free from the Oklahoma City Stockyards and charged through streets and chased people, including one person who jumped into a river to escape the animal's path.
A scandal involving lavish office renovations and other financial abuses by the highest court in one of the poorest states in America has triggered an extraordinary move by one branch of government to essentially fire another.
Nearly a month after the disappearance of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, the reward for information that could lead to her discovery is closing in on $400,000.
A grown man was no match for a group of girls who used kicks, hits and coffee to to fend off their potential kidnapper.
Nebraska’s first execution since 1997 was carried out on Tuesday, using a lethal injection never before administered in the state.
A toddler has died after falling from a 24th-floor balcony at the same northern Virginia apartment complex where a 3-year-old fell from an open window and died months ago.