Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, a prominent African-American church in Greeleyville, S.C., caught fire late Tuesday. It's the eighth black church to burn in 10 days. Three have been deemed arson, one was accidental, the others are under investigation
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released records dating back to 1981 which showed he paid more than one of every three dollars he earned in taxes, far above the average taxpayer.
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup. "Just slotted it home. I knew what I had to do," Lloyd said
Officials said early Wednesday that the death toll from Tuesday's military plane crash on the Indonesian island of Sumatra had risen. "We have received 141 bodies," a police official named Agustinus Tarigan told Agence France-Presse at a local hospital
At least 35 million people participated in the Pride weekend celebrations on Instagram, more than during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which lasted over a month.
The Hollywood power couple, who met on the set of Daredevil in 2003, announced their divorce Tuesday, just one day after their 10-year anniversary. "After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce," they said
Unlike previous presidential elections, outside spending in the 2016 race is already heating up as super PACs try to boost name recognition so their candidates can make the cut at the all-important first debate.
In the wake of a national default, many Greeks fear a "haircut" or deposit tax that would reduce their savings, causing phones to ring off the hook at accounting firms across the country.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a mandatory school vaccination bill into law Tuesday, abolishing the "personal belief" exemption that many parents use as a loophole to avoid vaccinating their children
Mastercard has agreed to withdraw as an ad payment option on the adult section of Backpage.com, after Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart asked credit card companies to pull support from a site that is often used for trafficking and prostitution
On Tuesday morning, the Vatican and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released the official schedule for the trip. Predictably, it is packed. Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the U.S. from Sept. 19-28, four days in Cuba, five in the U.S.
About 2.4 billion people — or roughly one-third of the world's population — still lack access to proper toilets, according to a report published Tuesday by the World Health Organization and UNICEF