Texas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.
One day after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, investigators are working to learn more about the crash — and who might be responsible.
Residents of 860 homes have been told they should evacuate as a wildfire burns out of control in central Washington state.
A bank robbery in California ended in a running gunbattle between police and three armed men in an hourlong car chase.
In a bid to shore up sagging numbers, the Peace Corps on Tuesday announced significant changes to its application process.
Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said this week.
The Mighty Thor, the Son of Odin, the God of Thunder, the comic book god with the hammer is a woman.
t least two subway cars jumped off their tracks in a tunnel in Moscow's metro system during morning rush hour today, wounding 150 people, some of them severely, and killing at least 19 others, emergency officials say.
Retired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, who describes as "disgraceful" the way former South African President Nelson Mandela was treated in his last, enfeebled days, has thrown his support behind a British assisted-dying bill.
Poachers in Thailand killed a 50-year-old elephant who appeared in Oliver Stone's 2004 film Alexander before crudely hacking off the animal's giant tusks, according to The Bangkok Post.