Officials from a California school district were left red-faced after students who dialed a suicide prevention hotline listed on their ID badges instead stumbled on a sex line.
California has become the first state in the country to push back start times at most public schools in the hope the measure will help adolescents perform better in class.
Leaders of a California-based church have been arrested on charges of imprisoning dozens of mostly homeless people and forcing them to panhandle six days a week for their benefit.
A gunman armed with an assault rifle killed 20 people Saturday when he opened fire on shoppers at a packed Walmart store in the latest mass shooting in the United States.
The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran is an unmanned high-altitude surveillance aircraft capable of transmitting high-resolution images in real time for more than 30 hours.
Facebook on Thursday said it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts set up by "bad actors" and that five percent of active accounts are likely fakes.
Nearly 15 years after it became the first American city to legalize cannabis, Denver went to the polls on Tuesday to decide on decriminalizing hallucinogenic mushrooms.
Reigning world super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas has thanked administration senatorial bet Francis Tolentino for his unwavering support in his boxing career following the successful defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF)…
The mother of a Chinese student admitted Friday she paid $6.5 million to the man at the heart of a US college admission scandal but said she was duped into believing the sum was a charitable donation.
After a synagogue shooting in the United States and a church attack in Burkina Faso, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that the world is nearing a "pivotal moment" in the battle against hatred.
A teenage gunman who wrote a hate-filled manifesto opened fire at a synagogue in California on Saturday, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi as worshippers marked the final day of Passover, authorities said.
Michael Jackson's elementary school in Hollywood, California will keep his name on its auditorium despite the damaging allegations of pedophilia made against the late pop superstar in a widely viewed documentary.
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, whom exit polls showed winning Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine, follows several celebrities -- from US actor Ronald Reagan to Liberian footballer George Weah -- who nabbed top political jobs…
Facebook and Instagram users lost access to the social network's applications in parts of the world Wednesday as a result of an outage of undetermined origin.
Starting in September, New York city's 1.1 million school students will eat vegetarian meals on "Meatless Mondays," Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.
Pete Buttigieg, an openly gay mayor who is running for US president, said Sunday he believes America will judge him
Catholic officials in the US state of Texas on Thursday released the names of approximately 300 clergy who have been accused of sexual abuse dating back 70 years.
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger partied like there was no tomorrow with his 43-year-old girlfriend while in Austria.
Kamala Harris faces questions from US voters Monday as an official White House candidate, a day after the Democratic senator formally declared her 2020 bid
Los Angeles public school teachers reached a tentative settlement with school officials Tuesday in order to end a weeklong strike that has affected some 500,000 students.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has noted a significant rise in the number of drug trafficking incidents involving foreign express delivery and domestic courier services in 2018.