Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer
Don Kushner emerged from his afternoon hike on Camelback Mountain clearly a little run down from the heat.
FBI: Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman
A gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field, the FBI said Wednesday.
GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling
Republican senators complained about their party's secretive health care bill Wednesday, a day before GOP leaders planned to finally release their plan for erasing much of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Keeping CEO job was 1 fight too many for Uber's Kalanick
Travis Kalanick's combative personality created the culture that let Uber grow from startup to behemoth in just eight years. But under his direction the ride-hailing company had trouble growing up, leading to his downfall.
Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne
Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince on Wednesday, placing him first-in-line to the throne and laying the groundwork for an entirely new generation of royals to take the reins.
Republican convicted of attacking reporter joins House
Montana Republican Greg Gianforte was sworn in on Wednesday as the newest member of Congress, a month after he body-slammed a reporter who had questioned him about the GOP health care bill.
Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab
The safety record at the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is facing intensifying criticism as work ramps up to produce a key component for the nation's nuclear weapons cache.
3 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital
At least three people are dead and several others wounded after a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia's capital, police said Thursday.
France presents new security bill amid extremist threats
French President Emmanuel Macron's new government presented a security bill Thursday to beef up police powers amid extremist threats to Europe.
IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul
The Islamic State group blew up a historic landmark in Mosul — the city's famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba, from where the IS leader proclaimed the militant group's self-styled caliphate nearly three years ago.