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The person was shot after approaching a checkpoint outside the White House grounds with a gun and refusing commands to drop it, officials said.
The rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans has become a worrying environmental threat to the world.
While most 17-year-olds dream of one day getting a driver's license, Angel Rice dreams of competing in the Olympics.
The violent confrontation between a Florida man and Georgia deputies who Tasered him repeatedly was captured on their body cameras.
Two people were on board when the craft landed at a construction site in Fishtown, but there were no injuries, authorities said.
Data transmitted from a doomed EgyptAir flight minutes before it fell off radar screens suggests a fire had broken out on board the plane.
Camille Cosby yielded few answers to questions during a deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women against her husband.
Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died.
Residents of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia disagreed over whether the chocolate 'Obamka' was harmless fun, or an ill-advised insult to the U.S. President.
Brokaw received France's highest honor in recognition of his work on and advocacy for the accomplishments of World War II veterans.
Many questions linger about what caused an EgyptAir plane to fall from the sky. Here's a look back at that story and the week's other top news.
El Chapo's attorneys can appeal, which could delay the process. The former of the Sinaloa drug cartel is wanted in various jurisdictions in the U.S.
The legislation would have made it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure which would have effectively outlawed the procedure.
President Obama has signed a bill, sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng, that will eliminate all known instances of the term "Oriental" in federal law.
We went and looked back at the numbers to better understand why the Democratic primary seems closer than it really is.
Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "the most anti-gun" candidate ever to run for office.
Nearly 100 pools around the U.S. that hold spent nuclear fuel rods aren't as safe as the government says, asserts a new study.
Donald Trump once supported an assault weapons ban. He now calls gun bans "a total failure" and says he opposes expanded background checks.
More than 270 pregnant women in the U.S. are also infected with the Zika virus, and are worrying about whether their babies will suffer birth defects.