The president of the University of Pennsylvania, M. Elizabeth Magill, resigned Saturday, four days after her testimony at a congressional hearing in which she seemed to evade the question of whether students who called for the genocide of Jews should be disciplined.
The family of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has filed a claim against the Sheriff's Department, alleging that excessive overtime hours he was forced to work in the county jails drove him to suicide.
The United States, diplomatically isolated after casting the sole vote against a United Nations resolution calling for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, came under growing criticism Saturday by a number of governments, human rights groups and aid organizations.
A federal safety agency warned this past week that small, powerful magnets have been linked to seven deaths after they were ingested, announcing one company's voluntary recall of a toy set that contained such magnets and issuing warnings about six other companies with similar toys.
Anxiety is mounting in Ukraine as disagreements in Washington continue to stall billions of dollars of urgently needed wartime funding - aid that officials here say is crucial to keep the country running as the war with Russia grinds on.
It's an itty-bitty spaceplane, not quite 30 feet long and under 10 feet tall, with a pair of stubby wings and a rounded, bulldog-like nose. But despite its diminutive size, the Pentagon's most mysterious spacecraft, known as the X-37B, has built an outsize reputation.
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday night temporarily halted an order allowing a woman who is 20 weeks pregnant to get an abortion – reversing a lower-court ruling that marks the first case of a pregnant woman seeking a court order for the procedure since Roe v. Wade was overturned last year.
The federal indictment against Hunter Biden on tax evasion charges has provided a boost to House Republicans at a critical time in their impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden, spotlighting the kind of wrongdoing by his son that they have repeatedly tried and failed to connect to the president himself.
A federal judge in San Diego on Friday approved a settlement that prohibits U.S. officials from separating migrant families for crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally and offers aid to thousands of parents and children forced apart under the Trump administration.
Congress is expected to begin voting next week on the final version of its annual defense policy bill, the National Defense Authorization Act, which brought the U.S. military and national security spending more broadly to the main stage of America's culture wars over the summer.
Ryan O’Neal, a television heartthrob in the 1960s and longtime companion of Farrah Fawcett, died Friday, his son Patrick said in an Instagram post. O’Neal had announced that he had prostate cancer in 2012. He was 82.
The Houthis, Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen who have launched recent drone and missile attacks on Israeli and American targets, are emerging as an unpredictable and dangerous wild card in the Middle East -- the proxies that Iran considers most suited to widening the war with Israel.
In a major advance, the Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved two gene therapies that target sickle cell disease, one of which is the first commercially available treatment in the United States based on gene editing technology.
Harvard's president, Claudine Gay, apologized to the university community for her testimony before Congress, where she gave evasive responses to questions about whether calls for the genocide of Jews would violate campus policies.
A Florida woman was arrested Thursday in Atlanta after she poured gasoline on the birth home of Martin Luther King Jr. and tried to burn down the historical landmark until she was stopped by bystanders, according to authorities.
In a rapidly escalating case that is worrying First Amendment advocates, journalist Catherine Herridge could soon be held in contempt of court if she does not reveal her source for the investigative stories she wrote in 2017.