WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities.
"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller says she has quit the Lifetime reality series ahead of her scheduled May sentencing on federal bankruptcy fraud charges.
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they've had a 30-year-old Afghan man arrested on suspicion he commanded a Taliban unit responsible for an attack on a convoy that killed 16 American and Afghan soldiers.
GENEVA (AP) — Authorities say a prized 2nd-century B.C. coffin in sculpted marble depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is set to return to Turkey.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared.
BANGKOK (AP) — Conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese tiger is breeding in a Thai jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300.
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says it has opened a disciplinary case against Lionel Messi after TV pictures showed the Argentina forward verbally abusing a match official in a World Cup qualifying game against Chile.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida softball coach Tim Walton was involved in an altercation with Auburn shortstop Haley Fagan on Monday night after Walton gave Fagan a slight push during postgame handshakes.
MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian general on Tuesday criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting Syria's infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the Sunni extremist group.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes faced growing calls Tuesday to step away from the panel's Russia investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his and the panel's independence.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal immigration agent shot an unarmed man for no apparent reason as the man answered the door at his Chicago home, a lawyer for the wounded man said.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which 304 people died, the government announced Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday following a late recovery on Wall Street at the end of a session that had been dominated by concerns over the ability of the Trump administration to deliver on its economic and tax plans following its defeat on healt…
DETROIT (AP) — A judge is holding a hearing on a plan to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, where lead poisoned the water system.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — The man known as "Carlos the Jackal" has been convicted in a French court of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced to life in prison for the third time.
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BERLIN (AP) — French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon assailed European austerity policies as he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, arguing that they have helped fuel the rise of the far right.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charge after investigators say he stabbed his former roommate who had stopped by his Florida home to say goodbye.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU's antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, says the bloc's executive Commission has approved Danish subsidies for a proposed offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea, near German windmills.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say a man was fatally shot after fleeing a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that resulted in gunfire that also wounded a deputy.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Daily Mail tabloid has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion worth of immediate reductions, including cuts to medical research, infrastructure, and community development grants.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to Britain and the United States, fueling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma.
SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia sheriff who admitted to being a meth addict is due back in court for sentencing in a case in which he was charged with stealing the drug from a police locker.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana board is poised to endorse a deal directing $7 million in tax breaks and grants for a deal brokered by President Donald Trump to keep hundreds of jobs at the Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis.
LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) — Officials say two school resource deputies in Florida have lost their jobs for trying to cover up the accidental shooting of a school employee with a stun gun.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey prosecutors have accused a Philadelphia doctor of hacking into the emails, cellphones and social media accounts of several women who were high school classmates.
LONDON (AP) — A British court on Tuesday shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, meaning he will likely be released from prison within weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a longtime U.S. resident who is facing deportation to South Korea after pleading guilty to a drug crime based on his lawyer's bad advice.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has promised to invest 4.2 billion euros ($4.57 billion) in northwestern Catalonia whose regional government is pushing for independence from Spain mainly because of economic grievances.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting a Memphis, Tennessee, police officer during a raid of his home is set to be sentenced.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions warned Monday sanctuary cities and counties that they face loss of federal funding if they don’t help enforce federal immigration laws.
NORMAL — Previewing a talk about global climate change, former Mexican President Felipe Calderon said Thursday improving the climate doesn't have to be done at the expense of economic growth. Both are possible, he said, but it will take changes in several areas.
A Baton Rouge woman is accused of helping her brother and a friend assault and attempt to kill the father of her child by asking him to come to her house, according to a Baton Rouge police report.
The House Republican plan to hold a vote Thursday on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act has been delayed after a day of frenzied efforts to win over GOP holdouts. Judy Woodruff gets updates from Lisa Desjardins on Capitol Hill and John Yang at the White House.
A Superior Court judge has disallowed key statements by the defendant in a fatal shooting committed on the Flagstaff campus of Northern Arizona University.
In what will be its first North American factory, a German candy maker plans to build a $242 million facility in Pleasant Prairie that will employ 400 people.
A woman who was killed when she was run over by a Tulsa police car last weekend can be seen newly released dash camera video pointing a gun at officers and heard firing rounds prior to her death.
Clara McCoury used to pride herself on being an independent woman able to take care of herself. The 84-year-old was still working up until last year, when she was diagnosed with a rare disease that attacked the nerves in her feet and legs, paralyzing her from the waist down.
A collision between two tractor-trailers Wednesday afternoon resulted in a traffic jam as well as lots of jelly on Interstate 84 between Burley and Twin Falls.
A 17-year-old Andrew County youth faces four charges — including second-degree assault — after he was accused of making threats at North Andrew School and attempting to attack a sheriff's deputy with a sword and a broken arrow.
Friends, family and a forensic psychiatrist hired by the defense characterized Gary Francois on Wednesday as a mentally troubled man who had a major psychotic episode in his final year at Grambling State University in 2013 and didn’t know right from wrong a year later when he shot and killed an acquaintance who had just finished returning a pair of pants at an Oakwood Mall store.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and advocates for Virginians with disabilities and mental illness have raised concerns about how the Republicans’ proposed health care bill would impact the state.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A former administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration was sentenced Wednesday to one year and a day in prison for crimes including engaging in a sex act with a Social Security beneficiary whose case he presided over.
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget jeopardizes key services for sexual assault and domestic violence victims, as well as efforts to prosecute perpetrators of those crimes, Wisconsin advocacy groups said Tuesday.
The Portsmouth commonwealth’s attorney has asked the Virginia State Police to investigate new allegations surrounding the death of Jamycheal Mitchell at Hampton Roads Regional Jail.
A 19-year-old Moline man will appear in court Tuesday afternoon on charges that he broke into the Rock Island County Courthouse over the weekend and caused a “considerable amount of damage.”
A proposal to require civics testing in all Nebraska school districts received thumbs-up approval Monday from state education leaders.