An international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is bestowing its Crystal Globe awards on actor John Travolta and director Oliver Stone for outstanding contributions to world cinema.
The founder of failed Kansas-based insurance franchising business Brooke Corp. has pleaded guilty to providing misleading information in a federal securities filing.
Residents and visitors are being allowed back to the southwestern Colorado town of South Fork, a week after they were forced to evacuate by a massive wildfire.
Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico company’s application to convert its cattle facility into a horse processing plant.
A federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan’s ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.
Iraq’s foreign minister says the deadliest and most sustained wave of violence to hit the country since 2008 won’t lead to civil war.
Officials have finally identified the culprit behind a 20-hour Internet and cellphone outage last week in northern New Mexico —an eager beaver.
U.S. soldier Bradley Manning’s former commander in Iraq says morale among his troops “took a hit” after they learned their colleague was suspected of leaking thousands of classified documents.
Senegalese President Macky Sall defended his refusal to decriminalize homosexuality on Friday
Inspired by Nelson Mandela’s struggles in South Africa, a young Barack Obama joined campus protests in the U.S. against the racist rule that kept Mandela locked away in prison for nearly three decades.
A federal judge in Kansas says he will rule by the end of July on whether to revoke probation for a professional Tennessee hunter accused of violating his plea deal.
A mother of three from a ritzy New York City suburb pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges she operated a secret, sophisticated pot-growing operation worth millions.
More than two dozen U.S. senators are calling on the nation’s top intelligence official to make information public about the scope and duration of the National Security Agency’s surveillance program.
The head of Mali’s electoral body voiced doubts Friday over the feasibility of holding a much-anticipated presidential poll in July as planned even as political parties rushed to meet the deadline for submitting their candidates.
The family of a Michigan woman who died in Syria last month still lacks confirmation she was killed during fighting
A fathers-rights group said Friday that one of its members attacked a John Constable painting in Britain’s National Gallery.
Tiny metal buttons in delicious-sounding colors like poupon, hubba bubba and piglet have served as The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s admission ticket for 42 years.