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FBI takes close look at increase in mass shootings

FBI takes close look at increase in mass shootings

The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at…

Suspect captured on missing Virginia co-ed case

Suspect captured on missing Virginia co-ed case

A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition — but there is still no sign of the student,…

Injuction in Scott Walker criminal case lifted

Injuction in Scott Walker criminal case lifted

A federal appeals court on Wednesday removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups,…

Wandering deer also a threat to airports, pilots

Wandering deer also a threat to airports, pilots

Long the bane of gardeners and unwary motorists, soaring deer populations are also nuisances for airports and threats to pilots, especially at this time of year, according to aviation and…

Abduction charged over missing Virginia co-ed

Abduction charged over missing Virginia co-ed

The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared has been charged with abduction, police said Tuesday night. Charlottesville Police Chief…

Fired UPS employee kills two co-workers

Fired UPS employee kills two co-workers

Fired a day earlier from UPS, a man put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting center and evaded security by entering through a truck dock in…

U.S.-led coalition air strikes begin in Syria

U.S.-led coalition air strikes begin in Syria

The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a separate, unilateral air attack on what it…

For Obama, air strikes bring rare coalition victory

For Obama, air strikes bring rare coalition victory

For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a…

A confrontational sequel to climate change march

A confrontational sequel to climate change march

A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan’s financial district in a…

Son-in-law to bin Laden faces life in prison

Son-in-law to bin Laden faces life in prison

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was due in court to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. Sulaiman…