Jul 18, 2013 10:21AM ET
Lawyers overseeing the money donated to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting have come up with a plan to disperse the funds, but some are arguing that not enough is actually going to the victims' families.
Jul 18, 2013 8:25AM ET
A lawyer and writer who has become one of the harshest Russian critics of Vladimir Putin was given a five-year prison term on Thursday, angering journalists and activists who say the charges are bogus.
Jul 18, 2013 6:35AM ET
We all knew that the saga of Edward Snowden and his NSA leaks would eventually get the tell-all book treatment (several times, probably), but it looks we'll get an account from someone who is actually in a position to tell-all: journalist Glenn Greenwald
Jul 17, 2013 3:10PM ET
A prominent Pakistani Taliban leader wrote a letter to 16-year-old activist Malala Yousafzai this week to say he's sorry. Not that she was shot in the head by his comrades, but because he didn't get the chance to warn her not to criticize them.
Jul 17, 2013 11:58AM ET
Bull riding is one of the ultimate contests of human vs. animal, but recent trends suggest that the animals are getting so good, it isn't much of a contest at all.
Jul 17, 2013 9:35AM ET
After inspectors at the Panama Canal found Cuban weaponry on a North Korean boat, the Cuba government isn't even trying to hide the fact that the property belongs to them.
Jul 17, 2013 7:32AM ET
Rolling Stone decided to make a profile of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the cover story of their next issue, but their choice of cover photo has upset many Americans and led to a boycott from three retail chains.
Jul 17, 2013 6:49AM ET
While the United States has promised a more judicious (and less frequent) use of drone strikes overseas, the airborne attacks have not stopped completely, as another Al-Qaeda leader has been killed in Yemen.
Jul 16, 2013 10:22AM ET
After several months of sequestration-mandated budget cuts ground many of their planes, the Air Force has found a way for most of its combat units to resume flying. Since, you know, they're called the Air Force.
Jul 16, 2013 8:00AM ET
Mexican Marine forces arrested Miguel Angel Trevino Morales on Sunday night, nabbing the leader of one of the nation's most brutal drug cartels, and they did it without firing a shot.
Jul 16, 2013 6:31AM ET
Saying that she underestimated the depth of emotion created by the case she served on —as evidenced by last night's disturbances in Los Angeles — one of the jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman has canceled a previously announced book project about the trial.
Jul 15, 2013 11:25AM ET
ABC has officially chosen model-actress-famous person Jenny McCarthy to be the new co-host of "The View," ignoring the vocal protests of those who are angered by her anti-vaccine campaigns.
Jul 15, 2013 9:59AM ET
Anthony Weiner's media campaign tour stopped this week at New York magazine, but it's his wife who seems to be becoming the star of his show.
Jul 15, 2013 8:35AM ET
The 90-year-old head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party has been sentenced to 90 years in prison for his role in war crimes dating to the country's 1971 war for independence.
Jul 15, 2013 7:08AM ET
Now that he has been cleared of criminal charges, George Zimmerman is free to claim any of his property that was being held as evidence in his murder case — including the gun that was used to kill Trayvon Martin.
Jul 11, 2013 3:28PM ET
A new study published today in the journal Science has uncovered even more evidence that there is a direct link between the process used for hydraulic fracking of underground natural gas and small earthquakes.
Jul 11, 2013 12:08PM ET
Nearly five decades years after the last Boston Strangler murder went unsolved, police say they can now prove who the murderer was, even though the prime suspect has been dead for 40 years.
Jul 11, 2013 11:10AM ET
There doesn't seem to be much debate anymore about whether the Egyptian military pulled off a coup when they deposed President Mohammed Morsi last week, but now there are differing opinions about whether it was actually just the last phase of a much larger plot.
Jul 11, 2013 8:34AM ET
As investigators continue to piece together what happened at San Francisco International Airport last weekend, reports suggest that the immediate response to the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was not as quick as it could have been.
Jul 11, 2013 7:26AM ET
The man long-considered the most responsible for the September 11 terrorist attacks has been in prison a long time—so long that he appears to have had time to reinvent common household appliances.
Jul 10, 2013 2:24PM ET
Reporting from war zones has always been a dicey proposition, but the last few years of covering conflicts have become a particularly dark and depressing time for journalists in conflicts.
Jul 10, 2013 10:53AM ET
Given the emotionally charged atmosphere surrounding the George Zimmerman trial, people are understandably anxious about how the public will react to the verdict, no matter which way it comes down
Jul 10, 2013 7:36AM ET
Among the 51 people killed by Egyptian security forces on Monday was a newspaper photographer whose video of the firefight has become an iconic symbol of the ongoing protests—and possibly a record of his own death.
Jul 10, 2013 6:40AM ET
One of the two men accused of helping former NFL player Aaron Hernandez commit murder has reportedly told police that Hernandez is the one who shot and killed the victim, and that he has admitted the crime to others.
Jul 9, 2013 2:06PM ET
After refusing to buy the U.S. evidence that the Syrian government was responsible for chemcial weapons attacks on its own people, Russia now says that there was a chemical attack in that country, but it was the rebels who were the responsible party.
Jul 9, 2013 11:54AM ET
A member of the Russia Duma tweeted out what appeared to be a big scoop about fugitive leaker Edward Snowden, and set off a flurry of news alerts that turned out to be naught.
Jul 9, 2013 9:36AM ET
Just when it seemed like all the sides were ready to come together to finally end the Afghanistan war, suddenly no one is talking to anyone and peace could not seem farther away.
Jul 9, 2013 7:29AM ET
The three women who were kidnapped by a Cleveland man more than a decade ago have come forward to give their first public statements since being rescued back in May.
Jul 8, 2013 9:57AM ET
A new book purports to tell the "untold story of the attack in Benghazi," but based on the excerpt published in the new Vanity Fair, the newer, more intimate details won't necessarily answer the larger questions about the attack.
Jul 8, 2013 7:31AM ET
An early morning attack on a Muslim Brotherhood sit-in killed at least 40 people on Monday morning, taking the political conflict in Egypt to a disturbing new level.