As protests continue across the U.S. over the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury finding, police oversight experts are reminding the public that officers face different standards in criminal trials.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon won't appoint a special prosecutor in the case of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, despite criticism of the grand jury process from lawyers of the victim's family.
Energy stocks pressured the Toronto stock market Thursday as crude prices plunged to fresh multi-year lows amid word that the OPEC cartel won't cut oil production.
A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolls into the U.S. Northeast as millions of Americans make the big Thanksgiving holiday getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous on what is typically one of country's the busiest travel days of the year.
North Korea has revealed that leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, strengthening analysts' views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the country.
The price of oil could fall as low as $60 following a meeting of OPEC ministers in Vienna that starts Thursday.
This year, paleontologists unearthed skeletons of two titanosaurs, the biggest dinosaurs ever found; spinosaurus, the first semi-aquatic dinosaur; the first feathered plant-eating dinosaur, and many more.
Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story.
St. Louis County police say that a 20-year-old man whose dead body was found inside a car in Ferguson, Missouri, after riots erupted on Monday had been shot and then intentionally set on fire.
Cricket Australia said early Thursday batsman Phillip Hughes has died in a Sydney hospital.
A blast of rain and snow along the U.S. East Coast snarled traffic and disrupted flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend, as Environment Canada issued numerous warnings for the Alantic provinces about the same storm system.
Uruguay could start selling marijuana in pharmacies in March, the head of the National Drugs Board said on Wednesday, although the government had initially been aiming for year-end.
An experimental Ebola vaccine developed in the U.S. appears to be safe and promising in an early clinical trial, according to findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Universal Pictures released the first trailer for the fourth instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise on Tuesday.
A researcher from England has discovered two new dinosaur species after studying fossils that have been sitting in a Canadian museum for more than 75 years.
The death toll in the world's worst Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,689 out of 15,935 cases reported in eight countries by the end of Nov.
Excess body weight caused about 481,000 new cancer cases in 2012, according to a new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World Health Organization.
A frozen woolly mammoth found with a pool of liquid blood last year in Siberia has been given an autopsy, providing blood and tissue samples that may be used to clone the extinct ancient animal.
Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task.
The Purple One has stunned fans by suddenly killing his Twitter and Facebook accounts, and pulling most videos from YouTube.