Several community and political leaders have criticized New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in the wake of Saturday's fatal ambush of two police officers by a man who posted on social media specifically about wanting to kill police
President Obama said he does not believe the Sony hack is an act of war, but "an act of cyber vandalism that was very costly, very expensive. We take it very seriously"
Here's everything you should know about the winter solstice, which will fall Sunday at 6:03 p.m. ET — marking the longest night and the shortest day of the year
The Peter Jackson film brought in $56.2 million over the weekend (and $90.6 million since its Wednesday opening), while Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and Annie — all films showing in more than 3,000 locations — made almost $40 million less
Fox News Channel and Fox Business were blacked out Saturday on satellite TV provider Dish Network, after the two parties failed to agree on a new contract, in negotiations that had gone on for the last several weeks. Both sides are pointing fingers at each other
The 72-year-old, widely considered the greatest fighter in boxing history, has battled Parkinson's for decades. Rahman Ali refuted reports in October that his brother's health had declined to the point where he was too ill to speak
John, 67, and Furnish, 52, recently revealed they decided to marry after England's legalization of same-sex marriage in March. Furnish said, "We feel it's really important to take that step, and take advantage of that amazing change in legislation. We all live by example"
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said the shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. in the Tampa Bay-area city and that a suspect has been taken into custody after fleeing the scene of the shooting in a vehicle and crashing into a pole and another vehicle
The transfer marks the first repatriation of prisoners to Afghanistan since 2009. 132 detainees are still being held at the Guantanamo complex, which President Barack Obama vowed to shut down early in his presidency
A boom in Antarctic tourism--more than 37,000 people visited the continent in 2013--could introduce new, infectious diseases to the continent's penguin colonies, scientists warned in a new study
And with Saudi Arabia's announcement in September that it would keep the oil flowing, despite falling prices, analysts predict that gas prices have not bottomed out just yet
Madonna called the surprise release--from her newest album, Rebel Heart--an "early Christmas gift" to her fans, adding that she hoped the completed tracks might deter fans from listening to unfinished songs that had leaked