The rabbi at the Pittsburgh synagogue which was the site of the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on U.S. soil will be among the recipients of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Medal of Valor at its annual National Tribute Dinner Wednesday evening at The Beverly Hilton.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he has pressed Saudi Arabia to release US citizens detained in a crackdown on women's rights activists in the conservative kingdom.
In a unanimous vote, the City Council reaffirmed its condemnation of the government of Brunei Tuesday for implementing Shariah law that imposes harsh penalties, including death by stoning, for homosexuality, adultery and other behaviors. The new penal code also includes the punishment of amputation for theft.
A trove of NBA memorabilia -- including championship rings and MVP hardware from the hall-of-fame basketball career of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, garnered nearly $3 million at an American auction on Sunday.
From Charleston's colonial mansions with finely-crafted balustrades, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.
Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the US Tennis Association in the wake her outburst during a controversial US Open final loss to Japan's Naomi Osaka.
The funeral of legendary singer Aretha Franklin will be held in her hometown Detroit on August 31, after a two-day public viewing at a city museum to allow fans to mourn, her publicist said Friday.
The world debut and preview of an international museum exhibit about the 14-year old who conceived electronic television 1922 will be Saturday, August 11, at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills. The Philo Farnsworth Exhibit thehistoryoftv.com contains never-before displayed relics of the invention of television.
Prosecutors in Chile on Wednesday said they have requested the Vatican files of nine Chilean priests being investigated for sexual abuses.
Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.