Austrian police say three people have been arrested in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a food struck on an Austrian highway. The toll includes eight women and four children, one of them an infant
Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school. A statement posted on the university's website identified the victim as Christopher Starks, a junior from the Atlanta area
President Obama called New Orleans a beacon of resilience and strength, a city swiftly moving forward in the wake of an epic tragedy just days before the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the Gulf regions’ most devastating storms
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor endorsed Jeb Bush on Thursday, spurning several rivals who were aggressively courting the former GOP No. 2. "America needs a President that can re-energize our nation and recapture our greatness," he said
A boat en route to Italy with mostly African migrants on board sunk off the coast of Libya on Thursday. Officials on the ground were unable to confirm the exact number of casualties, but estimate that up to 200 people may have died
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for treating high cholesterol levels. Evolocumab, called Repatha, is made by Amgen and is the second of a new class of lipid-lowering agents that are hitting the market
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos tells TIME that the media needs to start demanding real answers from Donald Trump. "He can't and he should not get away with empty promises," says Ramos. "At stake is the future of this country"
Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Regional markets took their lead from Wall Street, where benchmarks had a strong finish
Darryl Dawkins, the first player to go from high school into the first round of the draft, spent parts of 14 seasons in the NBA with Philadelphia, New Jersey, Utah and Detroit. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Dawkins was "beloved around the league"
TBS announced that it ordered 44 additional episodes of the animated family comedy from Seth MacFarlane, which will keep it on the air through a 13th season in 2018. Season 11 of American Dad! will debut on TBS early next year
Greece's first female Prime Minister, Supreme Court head Vassiliki Thanou, was sworn in on Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections next month in the bailout-dependent country. The vote is expected to take place on Sept. 20
A new theory suggests that the connection between neuroticism and creativity may come down to how neurotic people daydream. People whose minds tend to get stuck on a problem may be more likely to figure out a creative solution