(NEW YORK) -- Amid the recent surge of migrants traveling to the U.S. from Central America, people from another part of the world have also been arriving at the southern border in large numbers. Hundreds of migrants from central African c...

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(DALLAS) -- A gunman who appeared to be wearing tactical gear and wielding an assault rifle opened fire outside a federal courthouse in Dallas Monday morning, but no one aside from the alleged shooter appeared to be injured in the incident, police sa...

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(RIDGEFIELD, N.J.) -- An off-duty officer rushed to the scene after a Ridgefield, New Jersey, home exploded, rescuing an injured man from the collapsed home.Police, fire and PSE&G officials arrived at the multi-floor, single family ho...

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(NEW YORK) -- More than 200 bottlenose dolphins have become stranded on beaches along the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana to Florida since Feb. 1, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.The elevated number of stran...

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(YAMHILL, Ore.) -- The bodies of an Oregon mother and her 3-year-old son have been recovered together, authorities said, weeks after they went missing and the little boy's father was arrested for murder.Karissa Fretwell, 25, of We...

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(NEW YORK) -- A team of hundreds of divers has beaten the Guinness World Record for the largest underwater cleanup worldwide off a South Florida beach over the weekend.Arilton Pavan, owner of...

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(NEW YORK) -- Gloria Vanderbilt, mother to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and member of the storied Vanderbilt family, has died at 95 years old.Cooper confirmed his mother's death on air on CNN, saying she died at home surrounded by family an...

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(WEST DES MOINES, Iowa) -- A family of four was found dead in an Iowa home from apparent gunshot wounds, officials said.The bodies of Chandrasekhar "Chandra" Sunkara -- an IT employee with the Iowa Department of Public Safety -- and his w...

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(PHILADELPHIA) -- One person is dead and five others were shot at a graduation party Sunday night in Philadelphia.The victims include three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17, a 16-year-old girl and two men, ages 21 and 24. Earlier, police reported...

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(BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C.) -- An 8-year-old boy was attacked by a shark while swimming off the North Carolina coast on Sunday afternoon, officials said.The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water just off Bald Head Island when he...

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(NEW YORK) -- Over the weekend, at least 20 tornadoes were reported in eight states -- North Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Illinois -- as much of the U.S. braces for a wet, stormy week ahead. A region str...

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(PHOENIX) -- An Arizona police chief said she has apologized to a black couple arrested on suspicion of shoplifting after cell phone videos surfaced showing one police officer threatening to shoot a father as other officers point guns at his pregnant...

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(MEBANE, N.C.) -- An 11-year-old boy, who was home alone when three people broke into his family's North Carolina residence, turned the tables on the alleged criminals when he got ahold of a machete and whacked one of them in the head, officials said...

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(LANSING, Mich.) -- A Michigan police department has released body camera footage that appears to show an officer striking a 16-year-old runaway they were apprehending to return to a youth center.Officers from the Lansing Police Departmen...

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