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A gunman held 70 people hostage in a Philippines mall for 10 hours before letting everyone go and holding an impromptu news conference
After opening fire in a mall in Manilla, and taking dozens of people hostage, a man shared why he did it before the police tackled him.
"The welfare and safety of US citizens abroad is one of the highest priorities of the Department of State," a State Department official told Insider.
Trump hits back at Iran after it admitted for the first time that it has an ‘ongoing’ court case against a missing FBI agent
Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent, went missing from Kish Island in Iran in 2007. He is considered to be the longest-held hostage in US history.
An Israeli tourist in Venice took a currency exchange worker hostage after complaining he got a bad rate, police say
The 46-year-old man was trying to exchange $100 into euros but didn't like the amount of money he got back, multiple reports cited police as saying.
A police chase in Wisconsin turned into a hostage situation that shut down a highway for 12 hours, and the woman livestreamed it on Facebook
A Wisconsin highway was reportedly shut down for 12 hours on Tuesday after a police chase devolved into a bizarre hostage standoff.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has taken over the case and has confirmed that the suspect has been taken into custody.
An employee at the Trader Joe’s hostage standoff helped his coworkers escape through an emergency ladder out the window
Sean Gerace helped his coworkers escape a Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's on Saturday during a hostage standoff with a gunman who killed one woman. The employees used an emergency ladder to evacuate.
An American held in Venezuela will return to the US Saturday evening, according to tweets by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and President Donald Trump.
The family freed after 5 years of Taliban captivity is finally en route to Canada after initially refusing to board a US plane
Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman were held hostage by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network for five years after they were abducted while traveling in Afghanistan.
Detained in North Korea for allegedly taking a poster from a hotel room, American Otto Warmbier has been released and brought home to the US.