A man fatally shot a soldier at Canada’s National War Memorial before being killed inside the country’s Parliament building, in a terror attack that shut down the capital city and stands to change the way Canada protects itself.
Four former Blackwater USA security guards accused of the shooting deaths of 14 Iraqis in 2007 were found guilty—one of murder, and three others of voluntary manslaughter.
A South Dakota Senate race that was seen as an easy pickup for Republicans has become surprisingly competitive, spurring both major parties to place last-minute advertising buys.
A suddenly expanded recall of air bags is turning into a new safety crisis for the auto industry and intensifying scrutiny of U.S. regulators’ ability to oversee auto makers and their suppliers.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is revamping its whistleblower rules to make it easier—and potentially lucrative—for agents and employees to report misconduct within the agency, according to a federal law-enforcement official.
Tens of millions of elderly and disabled Americans will see a small bump in their Social Security payments next year, another reflection of a sluggish economic recovery that has kept inflation low.
Unarmed teenager Michael Brown allegedly charged Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson moments before he was shot dead, according to a police account in a leaked copy of an official autopsy.
U.S. regulators are preparing to offer more public guidance for banks that provide leveraged loans, after officials and financiers have tussled for months over acceptable practices.
Academic fraud that went on for years within a University of North Carolina department frequented by athletes was carried out largely by two administrators, but thrived amid lax oversight and silence, according to a report released on Wednesday.
He joins four other artists on the board of the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Law makers and safety advocates are calling for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped air bags that can explode too violently as the number of U.S. vehicles with potentially defective air bags jumped to 7.8 million.
Consumer prices rose slightly in September, the latest sign of modest U.S. inflation pressures amid concerns of a global slowdown.
The dog of Nina Pham, the first of two Dallas nurses diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., has tested negative for the virus, according to a statement from the city Wednesday.
Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.