Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer famous for hit songs such as "Feelin' Alright" and "Up Where We Belong," has died, his management agency says.
The protest at the Letpadaung project comes two years after police forcefully dispersed demonstrators at the site. Villagers had complained of health and environmental problems related to the project.
Officer Christopher Manney was attempting to frisk Dontre Hamilton when he woke up and grabbed the officer's baton. Manney shot Hamilton 14 times.
He accused the Curia, which oversees the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, of "spiritual Alzheimer's" and careerism. Francis has made reforming the Vatican a major part of his agenda.
Nearly four years after the Arab Spring began, Tunisian voters elected Beji Caid Essebsi, a veteran of the country's autocratic regimes.
New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says tensions in the city are at their worst since the 1970s. He spoke two days after Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two police officers in New York.
The charges are related to her alleged links to her husband's business affairs. Cristina is sixth in line to the throne and becomes the country's first royal in modern times to face prosecution.
From hack attacks to the bottom falling out of oil, 2014 has been a year of big swings at the top and stagnation at the bottom.
North Korea's National Defense Commission, which is headed by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, said its military was ready to fight America "in all war spaces including cyber warfare space."
A high-profile school tech program; a federal corruption investigation and the resignation of the superintendent.
At a Colorado ranch run by Benedictine nuns, prayer and farming go hand in hand. "We have kind of a corner on the market" for grass-fed beef, says one sister. "People just kind of believe in it."
Low heating oil prices mean New Englanders don't have to bundle up at home this year, but they will have to watch their rising electric bills.
There is no effective treatment for the rare genetic disorder Fragile X syndrome, so two parents created a foundation to fund research. But they found there's no easy road to a cure.
President Obama is preparing to nominate the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to the No. 2 position at the Justice Department, according to The Associated Press.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared Sunday of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago.
Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games were televised in the U.S.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who ambushed two NYPD patrolmen, spoke to people on the street just before the shooting took place, according to a police official.
American Jewish college student Amelia Wolf spent Hanukkah last year in Ramallah. As the holiday approached, she was lonely — until her Palestinian hosts got wind of how she was feeling.
A filmmaker invited white residents of Buffalo, N.Y., to speak candidly about race. Karen Grigsby Bates finds the results are thought-provoking, often surprising and sometimes disturbing.
Days after breaking the siege of Mount Sinjar and freeing trapped Yazidis there, peshmerga forces were pressing an offensive to retake the town itself from the Islamist militia.