The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.
Science has long been the target of conspiracy theories, some of which have persisted for centuries.
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) became the first Democrat in Congress to call on Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to resign from Congress in light of recent sexual harassment allegations.
As the North Korean soldier who made a daring escape across the DMZ recovers, six servicemen, including three Americans, were honored for their bravery in facing North Korean fire.
Law enforcement officials in Papua New Guinea moved to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from a former detention center on Manus Island after the Australian government closed it late last month.
Ships and planes hunting for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members will return to a previously search area after officials said Wednesday that a noise made a week ago in the South Atlantic could provide a clue to the vessel's location.
In an exclusive interview with NBC News, General John Nicholson discusses the U.S. strategy against the Taliban in Afghanistan, and why he's confident he maintains Trump's trust.
Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.
Residents in the Zimbabwean village where Robert Mugabe was born, got married and has a house say he was a great leader -- but they express sorrowful acceptance rather than anger at his ousting. Kutama, 55 miles (90 kilometres) west of the capital Harare, has been a heartland of deeply personal support for Mugabe for decades, benefiting from his patronage and much-criticised land reforms. "When I heard the news (of his exit) and seeing what was now happening in the country, and things not going right, I thought, 'Well everything has to end, he has to rest'," Johannes Chikanya, Mugabe's second cousin and a close childhood friend, told AFP.
After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the “valve turner” protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar sands pipeline in Montana.