DAMASCUS, Syria — Violence erupted around Syria on Friday as troops opened fire on protesters in several cities and pro- and anti-government crowds clashed on the tense streets of the capital in the most widespread unrest in years, witnesses said. ALSO READ: Kim Kardashian Goes Wild Soldiers shot at demonstrators in the restive southern city […]

Netherlands— The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor named a former Kenyan Cabinet minister and five others on Wednesday as the alleged orchestrators of postelection violence in 2007 that left more than 1,000 people dead. Luis Moreno Ocampo wants judges to charge six Kenyan leaders, including the son of the country’s founding father, with crimes against humanity […]

An overnight shooting at Shakers Bar in College Hill leaves several injured. Details and updates inside now.

This video of a Paterson, N.J. officer using pepper spray on an already detained black man might be a citizen-made, blurry video, but it doesn’t make it any less horrifying to watch.

Criminal activity, violence, outrage, unrest and terror have hit Kingston, Jamaica in newly declared state of emergency. Details inside now.

Firing back at critics who say that she and other conservatives had encouraged harassment of House Democrats who supported the health care overhaul, Sarah Palin Saturday ripped the media for casting her and tea party activists as violent.

Protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer turned violent Wednesday night with windows broken, fires set and train stations closed.