Lawyers for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard said Tuesday the U.S. has granted his parole and he will be released in November. Pollard, sentenced to life in prison following his 1985 arrest, has served 30 years for spying for Israel
Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Brady and the Patriots have denied knowingly using deflated footballs
U.S. citizen Walter James Palmer allegedly paid $50,000 to kill Cecil on a game hunting trip, according to Zimbabwean authorities. The dentist said in a statement that he had "no idea" the lion was a local favorite
Secretary of State John Kerry warned skeptical lawmakers not to nix the contentious nuclear deal with Iran, insisting that it includes strict inspections and other safeguards to deter cheating by Tehran. Congress has begun a 60-day review of the agreement
Donald Trump's lawyer and top aide apologized after he ensnared the candidate in controversy by responding to years-old rape allegations against Trump—since retracted—by saying that sexual intercourse with a spouse can never legally be considered rape
The White House responded to a petition calling for President Obama to pardon Edward Snowden on Tuesday by calling for the former National Security Agency contractor to “come home to the United States, and be judged by a jury of his peers”
President Obama wrapped up his four-day visit to Africa with a rousing address to the African Union, at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He called for the empowerment of African youth and women and an end to the “cancer of corruption”
The makers of Cheerios cereals and Nike sneakers are joining the makers of iPhones and Ziploc baggies in supporting proposed sweeping legislation that would ban discrimination against gay and lesbian Americans at their jobs, homes and schools
Federal safety investigators said Tuesday the crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was triggered when the co-pilot unlocked the craft's braking system early. The accident killed the co-pilot and left the pilot seriously injured
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower will be visible across the globe with shooting stars in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. The time between moonset and sunrise is slated to be the best time to see the shower.
Last week, the Turkish government announced it was joining the war against ISIS. Since then it has arrested more than 1,000 people. But most of those arrests, say Kurdish leaders, have hit Kurdish and left wing groups, not ISIS
Will the Olsen twins show up in Netflix’s Full House reunion? Even though the revival is already shooting, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos says its still possible Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen will join the rest of the cast.