The fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy at a Texas gas station was "clearly unprovoked, officials said, and there was no evidence the shooter knew his victim. Investigators had no information about a motive for the attack
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
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Sunday that building a wall on the U.S.-Canada border is "a legitimate issue for us to look at," proposing a focus on the northern border
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
Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his resignation over a financial scandal
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
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"
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"
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