Rev. Al Sharpton's past work for the FBI is under new scrutiny. On Monday, the website The Smoking Gun published documents that it claims detail Sharpton's work as a confidential informant during mafia investigations in the 1980s. Sharpton admits recording conversations with alleged mobsters for the FBI, but he denies doing anything wrong.
In the second day of testimony from Oscar Pistorius, the former Olympic runner broke down in sobs on the witness stand. David Smith of The Guardian was in the courtroom, and he details the testimony.
Pro-Russia demonstrators have taken over government offices in Donetsk and other major cities in eastern Ukraine. They're demanding a vote on whether the region should leave Ukraine and join Russia.
When a Texas Republican congressman criticized Eric Holder Tuesday, the attorney general hit him with a dose of snark.
The pay equity issue, which President Obama and Democrats are using as a central campaign theme, could also gain traction with male voters.
For the first time in history, two teams meet in the NCAA women's title game with perfect records. Not for the first time in history, two coaches face off who don't like each other.
Yee, a Democractic senator who advocated for more gun control, was arrested on gun trafficking charges. He denied those charges in a federal court on Tuesday.
An international search team has spent weeks combing the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Boeing 777. Here's a summary of where we are with the hunt for the jetliner.
A speech in Ukraine's parliament sparked violence Tuesday after other lawmakers took exception to a communist leader's speech that criticized the government and those who ousted the president.
Russia banned chocolate made by the leading Ukrainian presidential candidate at a time when political tensions are high between the countries. And we wanted to know: Is the chocolate any good?
NASA says the Western Pacific island of Nishino-shima has merged with its newly created volcanic companion, forming one larger landmass.
The $31.3 billion given by wealthy nations, aid groups, charities, large foundations and others in 2013 reflects the shifting mix of donors backing international health projects, an analysis suggests.
It is the only state to require insurers that sell individual plans outside the online marketplace to make coverage available to customers anytime.
The Rev. Al Sharpton says he isn't a former FBI asset who informed on Mafia figures to a special task force in New York City during the 1980s, despite a recent report by The Smoking Gun.
The double-amputee runner tells the court of the moment he says he realized he shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, and not an intruder.
Microsoft support for Windows XP stops Tuesday. If you're still using the 12-year-old operating system — an estimated quarter of PC users still run XP — here are some tips to get through an upgrade.
Two-thirds of older adults suffer from cognitive impairment or dementia in their last year of life, a study finds. That fact and being cared for at home increase the risk of aggressive treatment.
The Orthodox arbiters of kosher inspected quinoa fields in the mountains of Peru and Bolivia. And now for the first time, they've given their Passover seal of approval to the ancient "pseudo-cereal."
Freshening up your mouth with a regular rinse could come with a long-term health hazard. But cancer specialists are far more concerned about tobacco, alcohol and betel nut chewing.