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Police officer shot after responding to wrong home

An Atlanta police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house, authorities said.

UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria 'destroyed'

The images were taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near the 2,000-year-old temple in the city occupied by Islamic State militants.

Teen athlete dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

Michael Riley is believed to have contracted the amoeba during a swim in a fresh water lake, and his family posted a message on a Facebook page dedicated to supporting his health battle.

Top of Month: September Entertainment Guide

With the end of August here, it's time to plan for September. Here's a look at your must-see events.

Papal visit expected to be rowdy, yet reverent

Pope Francis should expect a rock star welcome when he visits St. Charles Borromeo Seminary near Philadelphia.

Kastles stars have title dreams at U.S. Open

Mixed doubles pair Martina Hingis and Leander Paes have taken their winning ways on tour, and look for their third Grand Slam title of the year at the U.S. Open in New York beginning this week.

Pentagon announces $75M investment for next-generation electronics

The Pentagon it will become the largest investor in a new research and manufacturing consortium in Silicon Valley.

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