Insurance company American International Group plans to create 230 jobs in Charlotte through the opening of a technology center in Mecklenburg County, company and state officials announced Tuesday.
New data from NASA say East Antarctica set a record low of 135.8 degree Fahrenheit earlier this year.
Uruguay's plan to set up a legal marijuana market has reached the senate, which is expected to approve the plan by late Tuesday and send it to President Jose Mujica to be signed into law.
UFC fighter Shane Del Rosario died two weeks after suffering a heart attack. He was 30.
Puerto Rico's justice secretary is under fire for going to a police station to visit a former law firm partner who had been arrested for alleged drunk driving.
Western Australia will hire commercial fishers to catch and kill large sharks that approach beaches.
Three New York courts have rejected an effort to characterize chimpanzees as having a right to liberty, the Non-human Rights Project said.
Former Bell, Calif., assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia was found guilty on 11 felony counts.
I've seen stories posted on Facebook about a 93-year-old woman shooting and killing someone who hit her while playing the "knockout game." Is this true?
Eighteen current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies face criminal charges after an FBI investigation.
By purging his own uncle, Kim Jong-un has delivered a chilling message by purging his own uncle: No one in North Korea is beyond the rule of law, not even family.
U.S. regulators announced two Harley-Davidson motorcycle recalls Monday, affecting 22,483 motorcycles with potential clutch problems.
Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was sentenced to 90 days' home confinement and three years of probation on Monday.
As the economy improves, data show South Florida employers continue to use temporary workers, often hiring them within a few months, local recruiters say.
The number of out-of-state job seekers posting resumes to the North Dakota Job Service database has dropped by about two-thirds since last January, but that doesn't mean growth is slowing, development corporation says.