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Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II…

Researchers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are honing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific

PG&E executives to appear before California…

Top executives of California's largest utility are expected at an emergency meeting Friday to answer hard questions by state regulators about a massive pre-emptive power shutdown criticized as poorly executed and unacceptable

Police get cooling off period before questioned…

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, they are given days or even weeks before they have to submit to questioning

Trump hails Syria cease-fire after playing role…

Trump hails cease-fire in Syria after playing role in crisis

Who are the DUP?

The BBC's Jayne McCormack explains why the Democratic Unionist Party has so much power.

Gun battles sweep Culiacan after troops locate…

An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads has paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state after security forces located one of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges

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Commuter plane crash reported in Alaska Bering Sea community

A witness reports Alaska commuter airplane crash near airport in Unalaska on the Bering Sea

New Zealand sale announcement highlights TV's struggles

New Zealand broadcaster MediaWorks announces plans to sell its struggling television business, leaving hundreds of workers wondering if they'll still have jobs if a buyer can't be found

White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over…

The White House is acknowledging that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign

UAW Members To Vote On GM Contract Deal

The deal would give temporary workers a path to permanent status, allow for biannual raises and pay out "ratification bonuses."

Zuckerberg Limits Press, Then Gives Address on…

Mark Zuckerberg's address Thursday extolling the virtues and importance of free speech prompted a number of examples of it, many of them highly critical. Zuckerberg was defending Facebook's decision to not censor lies and misinformation in political ads and content when he stepped to the microphone at Georgetown University, CBS...

Asian shares fall back after China reports…

Asian shares mostly lower back after China reports economy weakened

Share of Americans with no religious affiliation…

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians

Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at…

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump

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'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American life via animation

Nickelodeon's "The Casagrandes" premiered this week and became one of the first cartoons in U.S. history to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family

The mysterious brainless 'blob' that can learn…

A yellow organism, which looks like fungus but acts like an animal, has gone on display at a Paris zoo.

Cummings, Trump relations appeared to sour due to…

Rep. Elijah Cummings said somebody once told him he would see one guy when he met with President Donald Trump "and then you might see another guy" the next day.

Russia: 3 US diplomats stopped near explosion area

Russia's foreign ministry says police stopped three American diplomats trying to enter an area of northern Russia where a secrecy-shrouded explosion at a navy range caused a brief spoke in radioactivity levels

China's quarterly economy growth sinks to 6%, a…

China's quarterly economic growth sinks to 26-year low amid tariff war with Washington, adding to deepening slump that weighs on global growth

The Latest: Tropical storm expected to develop in Gulf

A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it moves toward the northern U.S. Gulf Coast

New York City Council Votes To Close Rikers Island

The city council approved a plan to close the eight jails on Rikers Island and build a system of smaller, borough-based jails instead.

Study: California's big July quakes strain major…

Scientists say the earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures on a web of interconnected faults and increased strain on a major nearby fault that has begun to slowly move

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Oversight board fires police officer for fatally…

Chicago's police oversight board has fired an officer who fatally shot two people _ a teenager he said threatened him with a bat and a woman standing nearby

'Totally avoidable': 3 firms fined in Seattle…

Authorities have issued citations to three companies involved in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle last April

Venezuela wins seat on UN rights body despite…

Venezuela has won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council despite a campaign by organizations and countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro's government and its rights record