Sexual assault in the U.S. military remains far too common despite a 27 percent drop in the number of incidents over the past two years, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday as the Pentagon released its annual report on the problem.
The Obama administration will provide $20 million in grants to local police departments to help buy body cameras for officers, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - The United States and Canada on Friday announced long-awaited safety rules for trains carrying oil, as regulators seek to reduce risks after a series...
Baltimore's chief prosecutor charged one police officer with murder on Friday and five others with lesser crimes in the death of a young black man who suffered a critical neck injury while in police custody, the latest case to spark national protests over law enforcement's treatment of minorities.
LOS ANGELES - Ben E. King, the soul singer best known for "Stand By Me," has died at age 76. In addition to singing and co-composing that iconic 1961 track,...
General Motors Co said on Thursday it will spend $5.4 billion over the next three years on its U.S. manufacturing plants to boost production and vehicle quality.
Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc's first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.
Conservative presidential candidates hitting the 2016 campaign trail are firing up crowds with calls to shrink the U.S. government, but a new poll shows that Republican voters who rally to that cry still want to maintain many federal programs.
Hundreds cheered as rescuers toiling amid rubble left by Nepal's earthquake pulled a boy and a woman to safety on Thursday after they had been trapped for five days.
A preliminary probe has found no evidence that 25-year-old Freddie Gray was fatally injured during his videotaped arrest in Baltimore, a local ABC affiliate reported on Thursday, citing sources briefed on the police report and on findings made by the medical examiner.