Colorado theater shooter James Holmes (right) appears in court with his attorney Daniel King to be formally sentenced as Prosecutor George Brauchler looks on, in Centennial, Colorado, Aug. 26, 2015.
US leader keeps his focus on fight against climate change, an issue he has long called greatest threat to national security
Death of the cub, whose up-and-down weight since birth on Saturday had raised concerns among zookeepers, occurred shortly after 2 pm on Wednesday
Outcry comes amid global stock market plunge following China's currency devaluation, massive cyberattacks against America, aggressive South China Sea militarization
President Barack Obama this week announced new initiatives aimed at making it easier for Americans to access renewable energy sources such as solar and wind. Obama is not slowing down when it comes to pushing through climate change measures, an issue he says is the greatest threat to the country’s national security. VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more from the White House.
Two journalists with Roanoke, Virginia-based CBS affiliate WDBJ7, were conducting a live on-air interview, when shots rang out
Boynton Robinson helping lead 1965 Selma march, championed voting rights for blacks, was first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama
People with HIV today can live a near normal life-span
Continuing rise in hacking of website attacks puts everyone's online privacy at risk
Written in 1866, 14th Amendment was designed to grant citizenship to, and protect civil liberties of, recently freed slaves
Vester Flanagan was fired from at least two TV stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving memories of an 'off-kilter' loner
Admiral Harry Harris, Philippine counterpart meet in effort to expand defense ties as tensions worsen around China's disputed territorial claims
Marcy Borders became known as 'dust lady' after photo showed her covered in thick layer of ash after first World Trade Center tower collapsed
Legal experts say there are few options for Republican candidate Trump's proposal to end automatic citizenship for those born in US
Republican presidential hopeful engaged in prolonged confrontation during Iowa appearance after reporter asked him about his immigration proposal
Speculation rising that Tehran could seek to swap detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian or other Americans for the Iranians
WikiLeaks last month published documents it says show the US spied on 35 companies, government ministries, and individuals in Japan
Skarlatos will be awarded the Soldiers Medal - an award the army calls the 'highest award for acts of heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy'
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is widely expected to announce his intention to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. His Republican opponents as well as fellow Democrats welcome the seasoned politician into the race, but for now few see him as a serious competitor. On the Republican side, billionaire Donald Trump continues to dictate the political agenda with former Florida governor Jeb Bush making an effort to catch up. Zlatica Hoke has more.