US soldier Bradley Manning has apologised to a military court for giving war logs and diplomatic secrets to the WikiLeaks website three years ago, the biggest breach of classified data in the nation's history.
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced it has filed an antitrust lawsuit challenging the proposed merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
A federal jury in Boston reached a verdict Monday in the 32-count indictment against reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered changes across the Justice Department to eliminate what he called “draconian” mandatory minimum sentences for certain non-violent drug offenders.
BlackBerry will consider selling itself after the long-awaited debut of its new phones failed to turn around the struggling smartphone maker.
American popular music star Eydie Gorme, whose 60-year partnership with husband Steve Lawrence made them top nightclub and TV stars, has died at age 84.
Up to six people are feared dead after a twin-engine light aircraft crashed into two houses in the US state of Connecticut. It was on a short flight from Teterboro Airport outside New York City, it said in a statement.
Apple reportedly won its patent-infringement case against Samsung in a decision that limits the U.S. import of certain products.
The State Department says that 18 of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa that have been closed due to a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday or Monday.
US President Barack Obama has announced plans to limit sweeping US government surveillance programmes saying the United States "can and must be more transparent."
Lavabit, the email service reportedly used by fugitive intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, has shut down, apparently due to U.S. government pressure.
Muslims across the world began to celebrate the holiday of eid al-Fitr on Thursday, beginning the day with morning prayers after one month of fasting.
Editor's note: Cynthia Schneider is a professor in the practice of diplomacy at Georgetown University; dean at the School of Diplomacy, Dubrovnik International University; and a senior nonresident fellow at Brookings Institution. She is also a former U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands.
A Colorado man who claimed to be a former demolition expert in the U.S. Marines was arrested Thursday after he allegedly tried to trade guns and homemade bombs with a 20-meter “kill zone” for cocaine.