The latest shooting of two police officers in a protest outside the police department in Ferguson, Missouri was denounced vehemently across the US.
Spanish-language US television network Univision fired presenter Rodner Figueroa after he likened first lady Michelle Obama to a cast member of the film "Planet of the Apes."
The fatal police shooting of an unarmed biracial teen in Madison, Wisconsin, has cast a light on the divide between the liberal whites that dominate the university city and its black residents.
KFC, the world's largest chain of fried chicken restaurants, may face pressure from consumer and environmental groups to change how its poultry are raised after McDonald's Corp said it would switch to chicken raised without human antibiotics.
Two police officers were shot during a protest outside the Ferguson, Missouri police department early on Thursday.
The Homeland Security Department is investigating two senior Secret Service agents accused of crashing a car into a White House security barrier.
The newly elected chief of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) pledged on Wednesday morning to work for better and safer aviation of the world.
The photo that became an Internet meme - Hillary Rodham Clinton, wearing sunglasses, staring at her BlackBerry - troubles Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
US Secretary of State John Kerry told Republicans who control Congress on Wednesday they would not be able to modify any nuclear agreement struck between the United States and Iran.
A beefed-up space shuttle solid rocket motor passed a two-minute test firing in Utah on Wednesday, a key milestone toward the debut flight of NASA's deep-space launcher in 2018.
The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, resigned on Wednesday, following a scathing US Justice Department report that found widespread racially biased abuses in the city's police department and municipal court.
Seven Marines and four soldiers were presumed dead after an Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed on a nighttime training mission off Florida's Gulf coast.