President-elect Donald Trump pledged change, promised the country would unify and praised his presidential campaign as a “movement” on the eve of his official inauguration. "We’re going to see something that is going to be so amazing," Trump said
Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, landed in New York late Thursday to face drug trafficking and other charges
President Barack Obama published a thank you letter to the American people on his last day in office, encouraging them to stay active in democracy and telling them that "You made me a better President, and you made me a better man"
Rescue crews who reached a four-star Italian mountain resort that has been hit by avalanche have recovered two bodies. More than 30 people were believed trapped inside when the disaster hit, but bad weather has hampered rescue efforts
For those looking to discuss the cultural effects of musical artist and Twitter enthusiast Kanye West, Washington University is now teaching a class on the mercurial rapper. It features a special Taylor Swift segment
More Americans hold positive views about Obamacare than hold negative views for the first time since the Affordable Care Act passed, according to a new poll. The results found 49% of people polled favored the law—slightly more than the 47% who opposed it
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the Energy Department and insisted that the federal agency performs a critical function. He now says he will be a passionate advocate for the department's core missions
A Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling Brazil died in a plane crash Thursday, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached to the top of the political and economic elite, threatening the president himself
The 1.1 million-square-foot Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills mall was supposed to be a sprawling lifestyle center when it opened in 2005. But in the latest sign of the struggle faced by bricks-and-mortar operators, it has been sold off for a pittance
Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of President-elect Donald Trump, died at age 71
A crowdfunding campaign to put a photo of two hijab-wearing girls on billboards across Australia has raised over $150,000, after the image was withdrawn from an ad in Melbourne following a social media outcry.
PETA has called for a boycott of the upcoming film A Dog's Purpose after on-set video footage obtained by TMZ showed a German Shepherd being forced into turbulent water. "He wants to get away, just throw him in," a voice off-camera says in the video