Greece's government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, formed a secret committee to plan for the possible conversion of euros into drachmas "at a drop of a hat."
The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl is pleading for the return of her daughter as a statewide search for the girl grew to include federal authorities.
A southwest Florida police officer has been suspended after his superiors watched a video of him tossing food to a handcuffed suspect at the county jail and then allowing the man to eat the food off the floor.
The State Department on Monday took Malaysia and Cuba off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery, leaving the U.S. open to criticism that politics is swaying the often-contentious rankings in its annual human trafficking report.
A Virginia man was charged Monday with stabbing a man to death and seriously wounding the man's wife during a service at a Maryland church and retreat center on Sunday night.
A 15-year-old North Carolina girl has died after being kicked in the head by her father's horse over the weekend.
Several hundred people have attended a Mass at a Detroit Catholic church to protest an 8½-foot-tall bronze statue of Satan that hundreds of people also lined up to see.
Mexico's attorney general says authorities have found at least 60 mass graves with 129 bodies in the southern city of Iguala since the disappearance of 43 college students there last September, a case in which the government says the youths were killed and incinerated.
The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges cover only the cost of transmission to researchers.
The Coast Guard says a boat belonging to two missing 14-year-old fishermen has been found off Florida's Atlantic coast but neither boy was in or around the boat.
A Las Vegas high-rise hotel has reopened its rooftop swimming pool a day after a fire sent patrons running and black smoke billowing above the Strip.
Phoenix police say a man suspected of decapitating his wife and their two dogs will be charged once he recovers from his own injuries.
State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.
Paris police were searching for a car that struck a taxi and crashed through barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sunday morning, drawing police fire hours before the arrival of the cyclists and spectators. Police said they didn't suspect terrorism.
Police say gunmen have killed a local employee of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, though a motive for the attack is still unclear.