The Powerball lottery – a game of chance played in all but six U.S. states – would top $450 million before the drawing late Wednesday night.
President Barack Obama says there should be a midpoint where gun-control and gun-rights supporters can meet to stop gun violence in the U.S.
The anti-government militia broke into the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service building in Oregon on Saturday.
As the standoff continues, social media is mocking the protesters.
Prosecutors in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania have brought criminal charges against celebrity Bill Cosby.
A U.S. military official said six American soldiers were killed Monday in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan.
Three women with Muslim backgrounds have won an important international human-rights prize.
A U.S. businessman once described as the “most hated man in America” was arrested Thursday.
The United States central bank has raised an important interest rate by one-fourth of 1 percent.
People who live near Los Angeles are understandably still worried about terrorism threats.