A jury found Ricardo Cruciani guilty of predatory sexual assault, sexual abuse, rape and other crimes.
Geologists are studying whether tiny spaces in rock deep underground can permanently store vast volumes of greenhouse gas emitted by a coal-fired power plant. (Aug. 15)(AP Animation by Darrell Allen)
Rudolph W. Giuliani is set to appear in Atlanta on Wednesday after his lawyers unsuccessfully argued that he should be interviewed by video rather than in person.
Authorities were notified of an alligator "standing guard" next to a human body in a gated adult community Monday morning.
Half the world’s population has H. pylori, a type of bacteria that can mess with digestion. So why doesn’t the problem have a higher public profile?
A clinician preparing doses of a Moderna vaccine at a vaccination center in London in December.
Protesters cheered and shouted slogans after they vacated the prime minister’s house in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 14.
Lawmakers requested that the Department of Defense provide a briefing to the committee’s staff by the end of this month.
If Representative Liz Cheney loses her primary on Tuesday, as is widely expected, the Cowboy State’s conservative tilt will take on a harder edge.
Here's the latest for Monday, August 15: Giuliani's lawyers say he is a target of a criminal investigation in 2020 election interference probe; Deadly Missouri house explosion. Brittany Griner reportedly appealing Russian prison sentence; Los Angeles school officials looking for missing students.
Members of the Muslim community are seen in a reflection of glass that separates women and men during prayer at the Islamic Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque on Friday.
Prosecutors had long hoped they could convince Mr. Weisselberg, center, in mask, to cooperate with their investigation. But he refused to meet with them.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has declared a state of emergency in two southern counties hit by flooding from heavy rains. (Aug. 15)
At least 15 kids have died in hot cars in the U.S. this year. USA TODAY details each case, how they happened and what can help prevent such deaths.
Vasiliy, 37, who was beaten and subjected to electrical shocks under interrogation, is one of the few Ukrainians who have returned home after being detained in Russia.
Pete Carril during a practice in Indianapolis in 1996, as 13th-seeded Princeton prepared to face U.C.L.A., the defending champions, in the first round of the N.C.A.A. tournament. The next night, the Tigers pulled off one of the greatest upsets in college basketball history.
A man found guilty of child sexual assault in Texas drank a cloudy liquid from a water bottle as his verdict was announced and died that same day.
The liberal arts can help students lead happier lives.
The teammates, helped pull the 50-year-old woman trapped in her car after it was hit and started smoking outside their high school in Rome.
An oil pump jack in a Central California field. Increased domestic production is one factor behind the decline in oil prices.
Cooks from across Argentina fired up their grills on Sunday to compete to produce the best asado, the country's traditional barbecue. (Aug. 15 - Leo LaValle)
Leaders who take principled stands often pay a political price.
F.B.I. agents collected five sets of top secret documents, three sets of secret documents and three sets of confidential documents from Mar-a-Lago, the inventory showed.
As many as 5 billion people worldwide would die from famine and hunger after a nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia, a new study says.
A year since the Taliban seized power, two decades of U.S.-financed reforms have been reversed by mounting restrictions on daily life.
UC Davis said it grieved the death of 21,000 fish at one of its research facilities. The university the fish died from suspected chlorine exposure.
Authorities say a house explosion in southeast Missouri has left several people injured and a neighboring home in flames. (Aug. 15)
Nearly 600 school officials, including the Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent, are making an ongoing effort to connect with 'lost children' who have not been attending school regularly since the pandemic. (Aug. 15) (AP video by Eugene Garcia)
A shipment of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine was delivered to a San Francisco hospital last month.
Volunteers undergoing hypnosis onstage at “Hyprov.” The show is the brainchild of Asad Mecci and Colin Mochrie.
The Cincinnati Zoo announced there were over 220,000 votes to name the newborn hippo and brother of the world-famous Fiona.
Workers at Matro Luxe, one of Ukraine’s biggest mattress makers, which relocated to Ukraine’s western frontier.
Jury selection begins at R. Kelly's federal trial in Chicago, where the R&B singer is accused of paying off a key witness in his 2008 state trial on child pornography charges. (Aug. 15)
Florida Power and Light has unveiled a new fixed-wing drone designed to fly into tropical storm force winds and help restore power after severe weather. (Aug. 15) (AP Video: Cody Jackson)
Author Salman Rushdie was stabbed Friday at the Chautauqua Institution in upstate New York. He is off a ventilator and is "on the road to recovery."
Rescuers squeezed through tight passageways inside Berome Moore cave in Missouri to get to Abby the dog, who had vanished two months ago.
Several large studies have confirmed that vigorous exercise, walking and even doing household chores can greatly benefit the brain.
A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Sunday condemned the attack on lauded writer Salman Rushdie at a lecture in the state. (Aug. 15)
A strong explosion at a fireworks storage area tore through a popular market in Armenia's capital on Sunday, killing at least two people. (Aug. 15)