President Barack Obama seemed to commit the worst of Washington gaffes when he spoke of the ongoing threat from Islamist militants wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq. “I don’t want to put the cart before the horse," he said
Researchers working with mice have made stunning breakthroughs in stripping the painful and negative feelings associated with a traumatic memory
The California Senate passed a first-in-the-nation bill on Thursday to define what amounts to consensual sexual activity on the state's college campuses
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to team owners that stated stricter penalties would be imposed on players and league personnel who commit domestic abuse, following criticism of a two-game suspension for a player who allegedly beat his fiancée
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s national security council ordered the reinstatement of mandatory conscription, affecting able-bodied men aged 18 to 25, as NATO satellite imagery appeared to show Russian forces and vehicles in its restive eastern region
The grieving family of Charles Vacca, the Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl, who was learning how to shoot an Uzi, said they feel “sorry” for her: "We know it was a tragic accident"
Independent autopsy results reveal that Clayton Lockett, whose botched execution in April caused Oklahoma to temporarily halt lethal injections, did not die from a heart attack; officials attempted to tap a vein in his groin, chest, neck, both arms and one foot
The U.N.'s refugee agency announced that one of every eight Syrians has fled the country since March 2011 and 6.5 million others are internally displaced; U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres called it the "biggest humanitarian emergency of our era"
The flight operator announced the cuts — a 30% reduction of its current workforce — on Friday in an effort to revive its damaged brand, after double passenger-jet disasters. Malaysia Airlines is also conducting a search for a new CEO
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he still intends to act to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to do so by the end of summer; 145 demonstrators were arrested during a rally on immigration reform outside the White House
The 81-year-old comedian and TV personality was rushed from a doctor's office to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Thursday morning after she went into cardiac arrest; her daughter, Melissa, later said Rivers was "resting comfortably" after the episode
A number of small aircraft have flown between 130 and 195 ft. during trials in the Australian outback, delivering items such as a water bottle and a first-aid kit; Google has been working on Project Wing for two years but only began testing the drones this month