Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died
Chris Christie said that he plans to track illegal immigrants in the same way that FedEx tracks its packages if he is elected president next year, and will ask FedEx's CEO to design the system
The ongoing demonstration, now in its second day, is the largest popular vote of no confidence to date against beleaguered Prime Minister Najib Razak, currently at the center of a huge corruption scandal
Two security engineers known for remotely taking over a Jeep will work in Uber's Pittsburgh offices, home to the company's self-driving car and robotics research lab, working toward "building out a world-class safety and security program at Uber"
Officials say a suspect has been charged in the fatal shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station. The officer was ambushed and shot multiple times from behind while filling up his vehicle at a suburban Houston gas station
France's interior minister says European countries will increase ID checks and baggage checks on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris. The minister said checks would be carried out "everywhere it is necessary"
Donald Trump says he will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination. "I think a lot of people are going to be very happy," said Trump after a speech in Nashville to tea party activists
A video showing an Israeli soldier scuffling with Palestinian women and youth at a West Bank protest has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook, shining a light on Israeli military policies in the territory
With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states — causing deadly and costly havoc
Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been ordered to perform community service after a judge refused to buy her apologies to L.A. police she'd accused of racial profiling. The couple had pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace
Tropical Storm Erika dissipated, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said
The 2015 Video Music Awards will air on MTV this Sunday evening. Here's a rundown of what you need to know, from slated performers and key categories to nomination controversies and the most important moments to watch out for