Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said that he could not bring himself to vote for Republican candidate Roy Moore in Alabama's upcoming Senate election. "The state of Alabama deserves better," he said
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Trump. "I know that he was elected, but women should always feel comfortable coming forward"
When Beatrice Fihn received a call informing the 35-year-old Swede that her group, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, she suspected a possible prank
French and Israeli leaders sparred verbally over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, while new violence rippled across the region following the move by U.S. President Donald Trump
Futures in bitcoin, which has taken global financial markets by storm, got off to a volatile start at its launch, while the dollar kept gains in Monday’s Asian session on expectations the Federal Reserve will stick to its tightening path
The animated family film "Coco" has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" weekend in theaters. The movie's domestic total is now about $135.5 million
On Dec. 11, Pakistan's parliament will vote on whether to raise the minimum marriage age for girls to 18. Almost a quarter of girls in the country marry before 18, leaving them at higher risk of maternal death, abuse and marital rape
"This is the new normal," Gov. Jerry Brown warned Saturday after surveying damage from the deadly Ventura County fire that has caused the most destruction. "We're about ready to have firefighting at Christmas. This is very odd and unusual"
The United Nations says its political chief and North Korea's foreign minister agree that the current situation on the Korean peninsula is the most dangerous security issue in the world
Saturday Night Live took aim at politicians on both sides of the aisle with sexual harassment allegations against them — including Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who used to work on the show
The tombs, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top officials, are the latest discovery in the city famed for its temples and tombs spanning different dynasties of ancient Egyptian history
Tremors were detected near North Korea’s nuclear test site, but are likely aftershocks from the large nuclear test conducted in September, officials said. The test, which took place Sept. 3, was the country’s sixth and largest underground nuclear test