A 19-year-old has been identified as the gunman in the latest mass shooting in the United States -- a rampage that left three dead, including two children, and 12 other people wounded.
US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday, amid a backlash over a secret plea deal he negotiated a decade ago with Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sexually abusing young girls.
A defense attorney said Friday he is waiting to hear if Los Angeles County prosecutors will file additional charges against former USC campus gynecologist George Tyndall, who is charged with sexually assaulting 16 patients.
A $10,000 reward is in effect Wednesday for information regarding a missing Colorado woman who suffers from depression, flew to Los Angeles and abandoned her rental car on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.
Ellen DeGeneres is publicly discussing the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her her stepfather, with the hope that she'll empower teen victims to speak out.
Poland's right-wing government on Tuesday unveiled plans to crack down on paedophiles by raising prison sentences to a maximum 30 years as a ground-breaking documentary on paedophilia among Polish priests went viral in the Catholic country.
Got a crush on another Facebook user? The social network will help you connect, as part of a revamp unveiled Tuesday that aims to foster real-world relationships and make the platform a more intimate place for groups of friends.
"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her husband found themselves in deeper legal trouble Tuesday when they were indicted along with 14 other parents across the country on conspiracy and money- laundering charges stemming from a college-admissions cheating scandal.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to contain a measles outbreak concentrated in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Thousands of University of California research and technical workers, joined in solidarity by thousands more healthcare and patient-care employees, picketed at facilities across the state Wednesday in a one- day strike called amid contentious contract negotiations.