Three vessels, including an armed former navy frigate, sailed within a 12-mile zone around islands Japan has claimed.
An industry group seeks a five-year delay on raises for tipped workers as it accommodates mandated hikes for other employees.
Republican-leaning states want the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold an injunction against the president's executive order.
Some Twitter users are speculating that Paul Ryan's new facial hair, combined with his work on a $1 trillion spending bill, signals an ideological shift.
Wisconsin lawmakers are pushing for a bill that critics say would curb the state's so-called "sanctuary cities" from protecting undocumented immigrants.
San Bernardino, California, terrorist Tashfeen Malik's application for U.S. residency indicated she was due to give birth in May 2015.
Antonio LeGrier filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Chicago on Monday.
The Ohio official investigating a Cleveland boy's police-involved death said it was impossible to distinguish his toy gun from a real one.
In April, replicas of an ancient Palmyra arch that survived an Islamic State group attack will be erected in London and New York City.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" grossed $49.3 million Friday alone, twice as much as 2009's "Sherlock Holmes," which previously held the record.
Several tornadoes in north Texas Saturday claimed 11 lives, in the latest case of storms sweeping across the southern U.S.
Costa Rica's immigration director announced Saturday that 56 people trying to get to the U.S. will be sent home.
Japan is attempting to revive the coral reef that forms the island of Okinotorishima, which it contends is needed for the country's military.
Here are four short prayers you can recite on Christmas Day, in between family events and festivities.
Raids targeting immigrants from Latin America are to be launched in January, sources told the Washington Post.
A black security guard was trying to take a gun from his son and did not point it at a sheriff's deputy, family members said.
The Republican, whose run for the presidency has been lagging, initially told reporters that "personnel changes" were possible.
A program to use money from seized assets to finance law enforcement agencies was suspended in the omnibus spending bill.
Council members voted Monday to give police officers the option of issuing a fine for pot possession, rather than charging violators with a misdemeanor.
Federal health officials said Monday that gay men can donate blood only if they have not had sex with other men within 12 months — sparking criticism.