GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas says it has killed one of its own commanders over unnamed “moral and behavioral violations.” The Islamic militant group, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007, said in a short Twitter statement Sunday that Mahmoud Eshtewi was killed after he confessed.
NASHUA, NH — Donors, power brokers and ordinary voters are urging trailing GOP candidates to get out of the race if they’re unable to break from the pack in Tuesday’s primary — to avoid handing Donald Trump a path to the nomination.
NIAMEY, Niger — Islamic extremists have freed an Australian woman kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso, although her husband remains in captivity despite pleas from the family and efforts by officials to secure his release.
The special effects for a new Jackie Chan movie movie were a bit too real for Londoners — who mistook the wild pyrotechnics for a terrorist attack. On Sunday morning, the crew for “The Foreigner” blew the roof off a red double-decker bus driving across the Lambeth Bridge.
Deep-pocketed Democrats are hoping for a Joe Biden presidential candidacy now that Bernie Sanders has caught up to Hillary Clinton, according to a report. Sanders may be too left-wing to defeat a Republican in November, so the party’s fat cats should hold on to their wallets in case the vice president jumps into the race,...
Just weeks after Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about a “new initiative” on Syria, details are emerging about what that really means: Handing over the Middle East to the United States’ adversaries.
Two cops shot, a crane collapse, random razor-slashing attacks and chaos and corruption at City Hall. A mosaic of snapshots of life in New York spells mounting troubles for Mayor Putz.
Not even a beloved former First Lady is safe from a Trumpertantrum. Donald Trump taunted Jeb Bush on Twitter Saturday for relying on his 90-year-old mother to help boost his numbers in New Hampshire.
DAMASCUS, Syria — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that foreign ground troops entering Syria would “return home in wooden coffins.” His comments came after Saudi Arabia said earlier this week it would be willing to send troops as part of a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State extremists.
TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club involves seven victims, and authorities said they did not yet have information on the condition of the injured.
WASHINGTON — President Obama is planning a high-tech housewarming gift for the next First Family — working wireless Internet. “We’ve been trying to get that straight for the next group of folks.
WASHINGTON – A defiant Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday it pays to stick to his script — despite being mocked by his opponents for sounding like a broken record during the last GOP debate.
The wreckage of the Syrian city of Homs became the bittersweet backdrop for a young couple’s wedding pictures. Nada Merhi, 18, wore a traditional white gown when she married camouflage-clad Hassan Youssef, 27, on Friday.
ROME — A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered “inhuman, animal-like” violence, Italy’s interior minister said Sunday as he pressed Egypt’s president to fully cooperate with the criminal investigation.
Newly uncovered internal memos reveal the Obama administration knowingly exaggerated charges of racial discrimination in probes of Ally Bank and other defendants in the $900 billion car-lending business as part of a “racial justice” campaign that’s looking more like a massive government extortion and shakedown operation.
As more than a billion fans watch Sunday’s Super Bowl, the FBI is eyeing current and former NFL stars off the field — looking for any links to an international drug and gambling ring.
A new flood of Syrian refugees that some predicted could swell to 75,000 rushed to the Turkish border Saturday, fleeing advancing armies loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and intense Russian airstrikes pounding the city of Aleppo and nearby towns.
SANTA ANA, Calif. — An Orange County couple was ordered to pay $5.7 million for planting drugs in the car of a former PTA president in a failed bid to have her arrested.
The suicide bomber who was sucked to his death from an airliner over Somalia may have hidden a bomb inside a laptop computer, according to a report.
Satellite images taken this week of North Korea’s Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past shortly before a rocket launch, a U.S. think-tank said, as U.S government officials signaled that a launch could occur as early as Monday.
Colonial Willamsburg ran its first ever Super Bowl ad on Sunday, and sparked outrage by including images of 9/11 destruction. The spot includes video – in reverse – of iconic American moments, including President Obama’s inauguration, the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima, a women’s suffrage march and the North Tower collapse.
WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton has no immediate plans to release the transcripts of her $675,000 Goldman Sachs speeches, despite telling a debate audience Thursday she’d consider it. Clinton told ABC’s This Week the contents of her three paid speeches for the Wall Street investment firm will remain hidden until all her opponents share their private...
A 11-year-old Tennessee boy has been found guilty of fatally shooting an 8-year-old neighbor girl with a shotgun in a fight over puppies, and will spend the rest of his childhood in state custody, court documents showed on Saturday.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio gained ground on Donald Trump in New Hampshire while Hillary Clinton stayed within striking distance of Bernie Sanders, according to a poll conducted days before the state’s all-important primary.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S.
In his new book, “The Battle for Room 314,” Ed Boland chronicles his year as a teacher in a low-income New York City school. It was the polar opposite of his previous experience — assistant director of admissions for Yale University.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night’s Republican debate, with rivals challenging his readiness to be president, his commitment to his own policies and the depth of his experience.
“I am heartbroken. My regret is unending.” It’s a message from beyond the grave, written 60 years ago by death row inmate Huang Wen-gong to his unborn daughter. The Taiwanese man was executed shortly after writing the note in 1953 and it was only recently delivered to the recipient.
MESA, Ariz. — Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger’s syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was transferred to an adult jail on Friday, a week after a judge initially refused to do so.