U.S. transportation officials say the Amtrak passenger train that crashed Tuesday night in Pennsylvania was traveling at more than 160 kilometers per hour.
This week, three more Americans joined the ever-growing “Republican-running-for-president” club.
A U.S. appeals court in New York ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency’s program to collect phone records of Americans is illegal.
The U.S. city of Baltimore, Maryland will ask the United States Justice Department to investigate the city’s police department.
U.S. officials are trying to learn if there are any links between the Islamic State group and two gunmen who attacked a gathering in Garland, Texas Sunday.
The Islamic State militant group said it is responsible for an attack Sunday on a large meeting place near Dallas, Texas.
President Barack Obama has nominated Marine General Joseph Dunford, Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Police in Texas shot and killed two men Sunday outside a building where what organizers described as a free speech event was taking place.
The mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, has cancelled a nighttime curfew in the U.S. city.
And three more Americans are making plans to become candidates for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination.