Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez, a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Monday
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says the current war on ISIS is illegal until Congress authorizes it
Deadly amounts of cyanide-like material in envelopes to officials; reasons for targeting still unknown
Series of attacks on volleyball tournament, troop convoy, and other locales lend to deadliest insurgent assault this year
Netanyahu's bid to enshrine contentious terminology in law, nix Arabic as official language, draws threat from inside his cabinet
Officials will first determine whether any of hundreds of works uncovered in Munich apartment in 2012 can be traced to original Jewish owners
Iran nuclear talks seem unlikely to yield a big breakthrough, and some fear a mere extension could doom the process
Olympics officials called a suicide bombing at the Kabul game that killed at least 45 "cowardly"
The move marks the first formal recognition by Washington that a deal on Iran's nuclear program won't be reached by the midnight Monday deadline
Four months after it was shot down, international investigators finally recover all plane and human remains in war-torn Ukraine
One of London's busiest railway stations, Charing Cross, was evacuated after a fire caused by a suspected electrical fault, the British Transport Police said.
Investigation into mass rape claim in long-troubled region raises tensions between monitoring group and Sudanese government
Suicide bombers, guards, cooks, spies: kids as young as 10 openly recruited into terror group's campaign "in a systematic and organized manner"
The divisive Russian president discusses how his "own mood" will affect how many more times he runs for reelection
After meeting with Turkish president, VP Biden announces new U.S. aid to help Syrian refugees but no developments on Turkey's coalition role
Two-year investigation of politically charged incident determines whether series of persistent allegations were valid
U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan, previously limited to counterterrorism against al Qaeda, can target Taliban fighters if threatened
Japanese authorities measure preliminary magnitude at 6.8
There are only two days remaining until the deadline for nuclear talks between Iran and other world powers. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Vienna for the talks, where he extended a face-to-face meeting with his Iranian counterpart. Margaret Brennan reports from Vienna.
"Police officers we'd never even met before knew our names and seemed to know a hell of a lot about us," says one reporter