Ground staff at Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, walked off the job Monday on a one-day strike that prompted the company to cancel most of the day's scheduled flights and left it complaining of "excessive" union tactics.
Authorities say the driver involved in a fatal bus crash earlier this month failed to maintain his lane along a North Texas highway before the bus careened off the roadway and struck a concrete barrier.
Rejecting the Medicaid expansion in the federal health care law could have unexpected consequences for states where Republican lawmakers remain steadfastly opposed to what they scorn as "Obamacare."
Supreme Court justices are questioning a Virginia law that would override a federal employee's designation of a beneficiary in a federal insurance program.
A man convicted of hacking a woman to death with a machete and maiming her daughter during a home invasion apologized to the victims' family on Monday, saying in a letter read in court that he does not expect or deserve forgiveness. The woman's husband said he found the comments insulting.
A defense lawyer in Kuwait says a former parliament member was granted bail and will remain free while fighting a five-year sentence for a speech considered insulting to the Gulf nation's emir.
The Mississippi River remains closed as authorities work to determine whether a sunken barge was a navigation hazard.
Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's disease has progressed too far to allow him to continue touring.
A second suspect was arrested Monday in the rape of a 5-year-old girl who New Delhi police say was left for dead in a locked room, a case that has brought a new wave of protests against how Indian authorities handle sex crimes.
Charli XCX may not be a household name, but if you're a fan of HBO's "Girls" then you would have heard her vocal and songwriting prowess already.
A German data protection agency fined Google Inc. 145,000 euros ($189,000) for illegally recording information from unsecured wireless networks - an amount it acknowledged is "totally inadequate" as a deterrent to the multinational giant.
From GPS devices and computer programs that help relatives track a wandering Alzheimer’s patient to iPad apps that help an autistic child communicate, a growing number of tools for the smartphone, the tablet and the laptop are catering to beleaguered caregivers.
Forecasters expect drier weather the next few days in Washington, with higher high temperatures but a chance of freezing Monday night in parts of Eastern Washington.
A defense lawyer has fallen ill, causing a delay in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell.
In West Virginia's Mason County, classrooms walk to the cafeteria together so they can start the day's lessons with a side of whole grain waffles, cereal, fruit and milk.
The first day of school is underway in West after a plant explosion that killed at least 14 people and left hundreds of people without homes.
The Woodland Park Zoo has announced the lineup for this summer’s ZooTunes concert series. Headliners include Randy Newman, Brandi Carlile and John Prine.
When Fall Out Boy learned that Elton John was a fan of their music, they jokingly thought he might want to record with them. As it turned out, he did.
Senior officials from Israel and Turkey on Monday discussed compensation payments for the victims of a deadly 2010 Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla - a key Turkish demand as the two former allies try to restore ties.