Survey: Half of America's young people say they're Democrats or lean Democratic
Young adults like to think of themselves as independent, but when it comes to politics, they're more likely than not to lean to the left.
Judge dismisses FAA fine against small drone user
Patrick Geraghty, a National Transportation Safety Board administrative law judge, said in his order dismissing the $10,000 fine that the FAA has no regulations governing model aircraft flights or for classifying model aircraft as an unmanned aircraft.
Colorado launches effort to stop stoned driving
Colorado is spending $1 million on television ads making fun of marijuana users who space out during everyday tasks — an effort to stop stoned driving.
Experts: Prosecutors face problems in case of Texas man accused of murder in childhood attack
Legal experts say prosecutors hoping to secure a murder conviction against a Texas man accused of setting an 8-year-old boy on fire as a teenager will face a difficult task.
New Mexico 15-year-old indicted on murder charge in death of 12-year-old friend
A 15-year-old New Mexico teen accused of killing his 12-year-old playmate was indicted Thursday on a murder charge.
Man critically wounded in shooting at crowded Memphis, Tenn., mall
Police say a man was critically wounded in a shooting at a crowded Memphis mall.
Blind man falls onto Los Angeles subway track as train arrives in station, escapes uninjured
Authorities in Los Angeles say it's "miraculous" that a blind man escaped uninjured after falling onto the tracks at a subway station as a train was arriving.
Gilda's LaughFest organizers: 1,675 in Grand Rapids wore sunglasses for new Guinness record
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night.
Lt. Col. Joseph Morse, Army sex assault prosecutor, investigated for sex abuse
The Army is investigating sexual abuse allegations against an officer who trains military prosecutors who handle sexual and physical abuse cases, a defense official said Thursday.
Marine injured in Afghanistan grenade blast to receive Medal of Honor, report says
A U.S. Marine, who suffered serious injuries after it is believed he jumped on a grenade to protect a fellow Marine as they stood guard on a rooftop in Afghanistan's Helmand province, will receive the nation's highest combat valor honor, The Marine Times reported, citing unnamed sources.
With winners already decided, NKorea uses elections to keep tabs on citizens
North Korean voters will make a choice Sunday when they elect a new national legislature, but not for a candidate.
Ukrainian government looks to oligarchs for help in pro-Russian regions, gives them key posts
In a surprising move after Russia flexed its military might in the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine's new leadership has reached out to oligarchs for help — appointing them as governors in eastern regions where loyalties to Moscow are strong.
Turkey's Erdogan, fighting corruption scandal, threatens to ban Facebook, YouTube
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is fighting a corruption scandal, has threatened further steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube.
Discovery of long-forgotten trenches hints at how World War I transformed Britain's landscape
Two lines of trenches face off across No Man's Land.
Oscar Pistorius: court hears more testimony from man who saw runner with girlfriend he shot
A doctor who said he saw Oscar Pistorius weeping over his dead or dying girlfriend after he shot her has resumed testimony in the murder trial of the double-amputee runner.
As Egypt's economy flounders, some look to informal entrepreneurs as engine for recovery
In Egypt's newest reality television show, contestants sold fruit juice from push carts in Cairo's busiest market and later organized a desert safari for tourists, hustling to make sales in the capital's crowded streets.
Malaysian court sentences couple to death by hanging for murdering Indonesian maid
A lawyer says a Malaysian couple have been sentenced to death by hanging for murdering their 26-year-old Indonesian maid three years ago.
Imminent release of Colombia far-right militia leaders draws concern
One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists, and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
Rights group: Thailand should investigate navy's alleged human trafficking role, not reporters
A leading international rights group is calling on Thailand to investigate its navy's alleged role in trafficking of desperate migrants from Myanmar instead of charging journalists for reporting on the subject.
2 passers-by shot and wounded near anti-government protest site in Thai capital
Thai police say two passers-by have been wounded by gunshots fired from a park that's occupied by anti-government protesters in the heart of the country's capital.