An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.
Phase two of the Boston Marathon bombing trial begins Tuesday, and now that the jury has found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on 30 counts it must decide his punishment.
The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died.
U.S. fisheries managers on Monday proposed lifting protections for most humpback whales around the globe, including in American waters, based on evidence the mammals have made a strong comeback since commercial whaling drove them near extinction.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis, a recall that follows three deaths at a Kansas hospital last month.
South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal about two months after he took up the country's No.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him.
Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz apologized on Monday to the family of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a white reserve deputy who has said he mistakenly pulled his gun instead of a Taser.
Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest.
Oskar Groening, now 93, goes on trial Tuesday in a German court on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first trial to test a line of German legal reasoning opened by the 2011 trial of former Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk on allegations he was a Sobibor death camp guard.
The U.S. Justice Department and FBI on Monday pledged an independent review of FBI laboratory protocols and procedures following the discovery of flawed forensics testimony in hundreds of older criminal cases.
Norway will become the first country to abandon FM radio in 2017 when it switches completely to digital.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un climbed his country's highest mountain — a whopping 2,744 metres — to reach Mount Paektu's peak in time to watch the sun rise over North Korea, the country's state-run media claims.
U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen.
When you arrive at Tokyo's Mitsukoshi department store, the first employee who greets you won't be human.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first title to the city in the memory of bombing victims.
A type of African monkey that hasn't been spotted in decades is alive after all - and researchers have taken photos of the magnificent species for the first time.
The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a Miami drug-related shootout that killed his older brother.
Kraft says it will remove all artificial preservatives or synthetic colours in its iconic macaroni and cheese meal by the end of next year.
The Xperia Z4 is a new, thinner, lighter version of Sony's waterproof flagship phone.