A six-person jury comprised of all women in Florida found George Zimmerman not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin on Saturday after more than 16 hours of deliberation over two days.
As the investigation of Saturday's crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 proceeds, officials are examining exactly what the crew did in the moments leading up to the deadly incident.
Pope John Paul II, who headed the Catholic Church from 1978 through his death in 2005, will soon officially become a saint.
The sainthood was expected for the widely beloved pope, for whom thousands of Catholics chanted "Santo subito" ("Sainthood now”) in St
The Supreme Court issued two rulings on Wednesday morning regarding same-sex marriage, and both were victories for gay-rights supporters.
Authorities uncovered a wide-ranging scheme in which the owners of more than a dozen 7-Eleven convenience stores in New York and Virginia hired illegal immigrant workers, gave them fake identities, stole their wages and forced them to live in boarding houses, effectively creating a "modern-day plantation system."
An enormous tornado with a debris cloud two miles wide tore through the metropolitan area just south of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.
UPDATE 9:28 p.m. EST: At least 51 people were killed in the storm, including seven children from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City. The news station reported that 75 student and staff were inside the school when the storm struck. Officials said Monday night that the search of the rubble remaining of the school had turned to a recovery mission.