Roy Moore was already a controversial nominee. Then sexual assault allegations roiled the Alabama special election and created a tight contest with Democrat Doug Jones for a critical Senate seat.
Over the weekend, the Thomas Fire had been declared 15 percent contained, but on Sunday, officials downgraded that to just 10 percent as the fire spread north, encompassing 230,000 acres.
January contracts for the skyrocketing digital currency opened at just under $15,500 on Sunday and had spiked to more than $18,000 hours later.
Booker chronicled the civil rights movement, and is credited with helping to deliver the 1955 story of Emmitt Till's murder to a national audience.
NPR's Michel Martin spoke with actor Terry Crews about sexual assault, how he joined the #MeToo movement and why he is fighting to hold people in Hollywood accountable.
More than half of Myanmar's Rohingya have fled the country since 1978 because of periodic military crackdowns. Activist Adbul Rasheed is working for the safe repatriation of his people.
Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe's leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. "The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government," he says. "They should be listened to."
This season, a tightened tree supply dates back eight to 10 years ago, when fewer trees were planted. Due also in part to an exodus of tree farmers in the industry, prices have more than doubled.
In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury's interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria's civil war.
The Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic were blanketed in the season's first snowfall this weekend — prompting some panic, and lots of Instagrammed awe.
The demonstrators are responding to President Trump's decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of American foreign policy.
An immigrant family from the Democratic Republic of the Congo lost everything in Hurricane Harvey. They hope to move back to their house in time for Christmas.
No one on the outside knows what cards Robert Mueller holds, but his actions offer some clues. Here's a look at some of the laws the special counsel might try to use in a potential prosecutions.
Mexican artist Monica Mayer brings her "Clothesline Project" to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Two black Democratic lawmakers who decided not to attend said Trump's presence at the opening was "an insult." But the state's GOP governor said residents should be proud Trump would be there.
The Santa Ana winds gave firefighters a small reprieve, but were expected to pick up once again. Air quality was at hazardous levels in some areas.
Organizers hope to stay focused on the museum's message for its opening, despite African-American congressmen's objections to President Trump's presence.
Beverly Young Nelson alleges Moore sexually assaulted her as a teen decades ago, a claim Moore has denied. Now Moore and his allies are raising new questions about Nelson's credibility.
The phrase "lead us not into temptation" isn't right, the pontiff says, because "a father does not do this." France's Catholic Church has changed the phrase in its version of the Lord's Prayer.
The Thomas Fire is only 10 percent contained as it spreads in Ventura County, northwest of Los Angeles. There are now six active wildfires, stretching south into San Diego and Riverside counties.
The director has been accused of forcing himself on a 17-year-old boy during a party aboard a yacht in Seattle in 2003.
The congressmen say that given the president's record, he is ill-suited to attending the opening of a Mississippi museum dedicated to the history of civil rights.
The Minnesota Democrat said he would be stepping down amid allegations of sexual misconduct and calls for his resignation by his colleagues.
The Santa Ana winds that have fueled massive wildfires since Monday are expected to reach gusts of 80 mph.
The incident, which Beijing calls a violation of its territorial sovereignty, follows renewed border tensions between the two countries.
The National Rifle Association has long pushed for the measure, which allows gun owners to carry concealed firearms between states where the practice is legal.
The president has announced that the U.S. is officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, fulfilling a campaign promise while unsettling volatile politics in the region.
Rep. Al Green forced a vote Wednesday on the controversial measure. It failed overwhelmingly and went against party leaders' wishes, as Democrats struggle to deal with an issue that animates its base.
An official who has spoken to the Minnesota senator and key aides tells Minnesota Public Radio that Franken will step down on Thursday. Franken's office says "no final decision has been made."
Although the move has been welcomed by Israel, many key players in the Middle East have cautioned that it is likely to spark violence and derail peace efforts.