Prosecutors say the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps had received treatment for suicidal tendencies. Officials confirmed on Monday that Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot's license
An uproar over a new law meant to protect religious freedom has put Indiana Governor Mike Pence on the defensive against business leaders
Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline
South Africans bequeathed yet another star to the international pantheon of household names with the news that Soweto-born comedian Trevor Noah is to take over The Daily Show when host Jon Stewart steps down later this year
As Jesus "Chuy" Garcia emerges to challenge Rahm Emanuel, the progressive left is looking to Chicago for inspiration—and a workable model—on how to challenge Hillary Clinton for the national Democratic nomination in 2016
Rap superstar Jay Z launched his own subscription-based music streaming service on Monday, with the support of other titans of the music industry including his wife Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Kanye West and Deadmau5
Author paints the First Lady as the President's rock, notes the impact her background would have on her future as the nation's first black First Lady. "If Barack was a helium balloon," author Peter Slevin writes, "Michelle was the one holding the string"
Researchers who set out to see if "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" say it's a bit more complicated. People who consumed apples daily weren't less likely to stay a night at a hospital, but they were likely to use fewer prescription meds
In a surprise ruling on Friday, the Italian Supreme Court reversed the sentencing of Raffaele Sollecito and Knox, who were previously found guilty in the death of Meredith Kercher, a British student. He now says he will "never be the same"
Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 attack
One person is dead and two people have been hospitalized after a violent incident at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, authorities said. The FBI said terrorism not believed to be the cause
It may have taken more than half a millennia, but Madrid is finally about to make amends for forcing Spain's Jewish community to convert to Catholicism or leave the country by offering citizenship to the estimated 2.2 million descendants of those expelled