By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Local police said five people were killed late Sunday evening in a hail of gunfire at an apartment complex located just south of Seattle.
Taliban insurgents poisoned and then shot to death 17 people in an overnight attack on a government-backed militia post in eastern Afghanistan, an official said Wednesday.
The girl started playing basketball against her older brother on a raggedy curbside hoop in front of their house. The brother, 16, always won. The sister, 10, always ran inside and cried in her mother's arms.
With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, students began returning to school Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre, bringing a return of familiar routines - at least, for some - to a grief-stricken town as it buries 20 of its children.
Two beach houses owned by Gov. Bob McDonnell's family were broken into as the governor was in Richmond overseeing the state's preparation and response to Superstorm Sandy.
The federal government is canceling a model program that gives local police the ability to check the immigration status of people they arrest in Prince William County, Va. And that has proponents of the policy, called 287(g), seeing red.
France is boosting security at Jewish and other religious sites after blanks were fired at a synagogue west of Paris amid renewed concerns about anti-Semitism around the country.
Bharat Singh saw headlights zooming toward his motorbike and swerved. For a split second, he thought he had dodged the truck. Then his passenger screamed.
A ferry packed with about 200 people capsized in a river in southern Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing 31 people and leaving dozens more missing, authorities said.
South African rangers say they have found eight dead rhinoceroses that were stripped of their horns, an unprecedented one-day toll.
U.S. Park Police and a D.C. police SWAT team clashed Sunday with Occupy D.C. protesters and took down a wooden-frame shelter the Occupiers had brought into McPherson Square and then refused to dismantle.
Indian federal investigators on Thursday examined two unverified claims by militant groups that they were behind a deadly bomb blast at New Delhi's High Court that left 12 people dead.
India's home minister said Thursday indications point to domestic terrorism behind the attack last month in Mumbai that killed 26 people.
A suicide bomber in a pickup truck detonated his explosives near several government offices Thursday in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 24 people in the latest violence to roil the country since the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
Local police are investigating three homicides that occurred Wednesday evening and early Thursday in Southeast D.C. and Prince George's County.