In parallel conventions, Republicans and Democrats spoke of the dangers facing the country in starkly different terms. President Obama listed accomplishments and promised a sunny future with a President Hillary Clinton. Vice President Joe Biden previewed an American 21st century
Donald Trump's destabilising and divisive campaign has created the nascent conditions – the wobbly political base, the fractured moral core – that would make the U.S. a fitting target for Russia’s new approach to conflict
The second man who attacked a Normandy church during a morning Mass this week, slitting the throat of the elderly priest, is a 19-year-old Frenchman from eastern France, the prosecutor's office said
As the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee pointed out in the statement following its July meeting, job growth has been quite strong of late, but one of the most important factors holding back the U.S. economy is weak “business fixed investment”
Australia confirmed Zaharie Ahmad Shah's simulator showed that "someone had plotted a course to the southern Indian Ocean." This did not prove that he planned to steer the plane off course but showed "the possibility of planning"
The remaining charges against three Baltimore officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, whose death last year in police custody sparked days of riots, were dropped, concluding more than a year of legal battles over Gray's death with zero convictions
In a development that could provide significant insight into the workings of the Islamic State (ISIS), U.S.-backed forces fighting the extremist group in Syria have recovered a large collection of its documents and data
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed new rules aimed at curbing bad practices by the $13.7 billion debt collection industry -- and limiting debt collectors' attempts to collect based on faulty information
A commonly-used pesticide is making it harder for bees to reproduce, reducing sperm count and viability, according to new research. Drones in colonies exposed to neonicotinoids produced 39% fewer sperm than their non-exposed counterparts.
Australian authorities have suspended the use of mechanical restraint chairs and hoods at juvenile detention centers. The move comes in the wake of footage broadcast by ABC program Four Corner, which showed young inmates allegedly being abused by guards
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff spoke with TIME from Brasilia, where she defended herself against accusations of corruption and promised that Rio would be able to pull off the Games despite a league of doubters
Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze