James Franco was honored with the best actor in a comedy film award at both the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards, but the star, who has recently been accused of sexual misconduct, was not nominated for an Oscar.
Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin praised her fellow gymnasts on Monday for speaking out about their abuse by Larry Nasser, calling them her “role models” after several athletes delivered emotional testimonies in court against the former team doctor
A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska's Kodiak Island prompted a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey's ground and air offensive against a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria is distracting from international efforts to ensure the defeat of the Islamic State group.
The U.S. Air Force has deployed A-10 Thunderbolt jets to Afghanistan for the first time in more than three years to provide close-air support for American and Afghan troops â€” the latest sign of escalating military operations and deepening U.S. mili
United Nations peacekeepers are returning to the only U.N. base in South Sudan "clearly" in an area under opposition control as residents hope for protection from what they call growing attacks by government troops.
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said a court granted him bail on Tuesday so he can appeal a second prison sentence related to 2014's "Umbrella Movement" protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city.
Sweden has summoned China's ambassador in the Scandinavian country over reports that Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai, a Swedish citizen, has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October.
A senior Muslim Brotherhood leader has written an open letter from exile to a retired Egyptian army general seeking to run for president, listing the outlawed group's conditions for supporting his candidacy.