In a bizarre statement published by the country's state-run news agency, North Korea threatened to attack the US and again denied hacking Sony Pictures.
A clinically dead pregnant woman is being kept on life support against the wishes of her parents to preserve the life of her unborn fetus. How many more victims is my country's antiquated abortion law going to claim?
A growing underclass are being forced to leave their homes and live in temporary accommodation miles away—their kids flea-bitten, their debts piling up.
Local cops, already known not to be huge fans of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, are now openly disrespecting him after two of their own were executed by a lone gunman in Brooklyn.
Armed men reportedly burst through a side door of Germany's renowned KaDeWe and proceeded to shatter and ransack cases containing jewelry and expensive watches.
The cops were shot in their patrol car around 3 PM—subsequently succumbing to the injuries—while the gunman allegedly shot himself to death soon after.
Two New York police officers were shot as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Saturday, according to NYPD officials and media reports.
Rolando Sarraff Trujillo, a Cuban citizen, spent 20 years in jail for providing intelligence to the CIA. His ordeal was a last vestige of the Cold War between the US and Cuba.
On a cold Friday night in New York, about 50 people gathered to show their support for Gotham's finest, but it wasn't long before counter-protesters angry about police brutality arrived.
This week, Kenyan lawmakers approve controversial anti-terror legislation, PETA uncovers a shocking dog-skin trade in China, and the US Navy shows off a drone that looks like it belongs in Jaws.
Australian billionaire, Clive Palmer, has faced his fair share of scandals, the latest being kidnapping charges brought against his chief media advisor.
Already in mourning after Monday's siege at a Sydney cafe, Australians have reacted with horror to the killings of the children, aged between 18 months and 15 years old.
Jews in Iran haven't always been treated like fellow countrymen, so a newly-erected monument honoring Jews who fought in the Iran-Iraq War serves as a proverbial olive branch.
A look back on Congressman Santa Claus's short, but colorful, stint in public office.
An incredible 17 percent of women surveyed—and 5 percent of men—said that they had been sexually assaulted or raped. That's a pretty big problem.
City officials think they've figured out a way to get around Congress's ban on legalizing recreational marijuana in the nation's capital.
A Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy has now officially sparked an international incident.
Privacy advocates are asking a judge to rule that NSA internet data collection is a violation of the Fourth Amendment without deciding what that means for the future of the program.
It should come as no surprise that the Obama family has felt the sting of racial prejudice in their lives. The Obama presidency has been defined by race, because in America, we're all defined by race.
Peru's government has released a video providing visual evidence of the human impact the publicity stunt had on a set of centuries-old large-scale landscape etchings.
Kafkaesque efforts to cut down on food stamp fraud are just throwing money at a problem that probably wasn't that big of a deal to begin with.
The UK Independence Party's leader got on the radio to say that a former UKIP candidate was just being a "rough diamond" when he used the offensive term.
The two states are accusing Colorado's booming cannabis industry of spilling across their borders and getting their citizens illegally high.
It's Christmastime and the food industry's saccharine ads have graced our screens, presenting to us a vivid image of choice, sustainability, and homespun happiness. But how wholesome is our food, really?