Washiqur Rahman's killing comes a month after a deadly attack by Islamists on Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy in the country's capital.
South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?
Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah "has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America."
But a prosecutor says "documents don't show any hints of [Andreas Lubitz] being suicidal or being aggressive toward other people." The plane crash last week killed 150 people.
With Tuesday's deadline for an international agreement on Iran's nuclear program approaching, foreign ministers from Iran and six world powers are trying to hash out a deal.
Three weeks after the Democratic front runner's widely covered news conference about her use of private emails, polls continue to show her ahead of Republicans in the 2016 presidential race.
Police say a crime is "cleared" when they make an arrest or identify a suspect. Clearance rates vary widely by city, but you can use our tool to look up how the police are faring where you live.
Police today are identifying fewer murder suspects than they did a generation ago. One criminologist says that may be because departments are more focused on preventing crimes than on making arrests.
The neighborhood in Queens has become a kind of urban United Nations, with people from 100 countries living there. The more diverse it becomes, the better its residents appear to get along.
In 10 states, injured workers are finding it more difficult to get or keep medical treatment their doctors prescribe because of reforms to workers' comp laws.
Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.
There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains — in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.
Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.
Tight elasticized socks, sleeves and T-shirts supposedly make you a better athlete. But alas, science is pouring some cold water on those alluring claims.
Gene Saks teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as The Odd Couple and Brighton Beach Memoirs. He died Saturday in New York.
During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather buried his vast porcelain collection to protect it. Hsu went to find it 70 years later, on a trip about more than missing china.
A program in Hawaii aims to reduce the number of older people who spend their final days of life in a hospital. Hawaii has one of the highest rates of hospital deaths for those over age 65 in the U.S.
The two sides are reportedly close to a deal ahead of a Tuesday deadline, but diplomatic sources caution that an agreement could still fall apart.
The 22-member body agreed in principle to the military force that could be rapidly deployed to regional trouble spots.
Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for more than 40 deaths, including one lawmaker, as balloting continues in a closely-fought presidential elections.