Blaz Rola of Ohio State and Nicole Gibbs of Stanford won NCAA singles titles Monday.
The U.N.'s top human rights body agreed Monday to hold another urgent session on the civil war in Syria, hoping to prod accountability for the killing of thousands of civilians.
Paul McCartney made his first visit to the one-time home of the King of Rock `N' Roll and left a gift behind.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has scheduled prostate surgery, the latest among health issues that have included a bone fracture and respiratory infection.
Glenn Lewis looks out at a pile of twisted metal, broken wood, smashed vehicles and torn school books. This is what is left of one of the two schools in his Oklahoma town that were obliterated by a massive tornado that killed seven children in the building.
It was an unscripted moment made for Christine Quinn.
Warm weather and sunshine are helping the San Antonio area dry out after thunderstorms this weekend flooded area roads, rivers and creeks, killing three people who were swept away by rushing waters.
Europe's top-selling newspaper said Monday it will introduce a paywall for part of its online offerings starting next month.
African leaders on Monday asked the International Criminal Court to transfer charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to the Kenyan legal system.
Of the 85 kids who have won the National Spelling Bee, only one became an instant movie star.
A man who has been charged with killing an Alaksa couple and raping their 2-year-old great-granddaughter is a registered sex offender convicted of breaking into a home and assaulting an 11-year-old girl four years ago.
Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the drug, a Colorado study suggests.
Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, lifting the Cincinnati Reds over the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Monday in the opener of their intrastate matchup.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's press advisers are the latest to leave their jobs as questions swirl about a video that purportedly shows the mayor smoking crack cocaine.
Anne Arundel County fire officials say six people have been hospitalized after an explosion and fire on a boat in the South River near Edgewater, Maryland.
Classmates of an Oregon teenager accused of planning to blow up his high school say the 17-year-old discussed bomb-making in the weeks before his arrest, but did not speak of a plot to inflict damage.
Simon Khan bounced back from losing the BMW PGA Championship in a playoff to qualify for the U.S. Open.
Nick Franklin is here and Dustin Ackley is not. Franklin joined the Mariners today and will take the 40-man roster spot of that minor leaguer who was going to be jettisoned three days ago before the team was forced to DFA Robert Andino when news of his placement on waivers was leaked in public. So,
Mississippi will inaugurate a marker Tuesday recalling a civil rights protest 50 years ago when a white mob attacked a racially mixed group seated at a whites-only lunch counter.
Gunmen abducted two South African citizens Monday in Yemen's second largest city, Taiz, and police said a lawmaker was behind the kidnapping to pressure the government to hand over a disputed piece of land.