Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto power on Thursday to stop a U.S.-drafted resolution that would have extended an investigation into allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people earlier this year.
Former U.S. Marine Kenneth Franklin Shinzato on Thursday said he attacked and tried to rape a 20-year-old Japanese woman in Okinawa prefecture but did not intend to kill her.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program whose applications were lost or delayed in the mail can resubmit them.
A Baltimore detective shot in the head while conducting an investigation died Thursday, police said.
Health officials in California on Thursday said the number of cases of Legionnaires' disease in people who visited Disneyland or the city of Anaheim has grown to 15.