New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the largest cities in the U.S. last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade.
Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's claims
A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll _ the holiest object in Judaism _ to the slain woman
The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence
Police defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained
Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge
A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians
Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses