After his son was killed during a deadly rampage in Santa Barbara, Calif., over the weekend, Richard Martinez made national news.
Under the cover of darkness and on the eve of Memorial Day, President Obama landed at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan for an unannounced visit with U.S. troops.
The House passed a measure to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, approving a scaled-back version of legislation that was prompted by leaks from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
One day after staging a coup, Thailand's military summoned leaders of the ousted government and other political figures to a meeting Friday. More than 150 people were ordered to convene at the Royal Thai Army auditorium — or risk arrest and possible charges.
In an agreement reminiscent of the early days of the Cold War, Russia has agreed to supply China with hundreds of billions of dollars worth of natural gas via a pipeline from Siberia pipeline to begin pumping in four years.
Worldwide temperatures were once again above normal last month, tying the record for the hottest April set back in 2010.
China says U.S. charges against five Chinese military officials for allegedly hacking into American computers amount to hypocrisy, citing U.S. surveillance and wiretapping.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the fast food chain, is asking its customers not to bring guns into its restaurants.
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus appears to have jumped from one human to another for the first time in United States.
Wildfires have burned more than 10,000 acres of brush land and caused at least one death in San Diego County. Evacuations have continued in areas such as San Marcos, where thousands were told to leave their homes Thursday.