Russia arrests Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on spying charge
Evan Gershkovich is the first American reporter to be arrested on espionage charges in Russia since the Cold War.
‘Most gigantic’ dinosaur ever discovered goes on display in London
A 5,885-pound exhibit "101 million years in the making" goes on display this week.
Pope Francis improving since hospitalization with infection, Vatican says
Pope Francis was hospitalized with a respiratory infection and rested well overnight. The 86-year-old pope had part of one lung removed as a young man.
Father stabbed to death outside Canada Starbucks in front of toddler daughter
According to local reports, the father was with his family when a stranger started vaping. The father had asked the man to stop vaping near his toddler daughter.
Pope Francis hospitalized for pulmonary infection after experiencing difficulty breathing, Vatican says
Pope Francis was hospitalized with a lung infection Wednesday after experiencing difficulty breathing in recent days and will remain in the hospital for several days of treatment, the Vatican said.
Watch: 'Mind blowing' southern lights shine over Australia
"The whole sky is on fire," David Finlay says as he films the "mind-blowing" display.
Several dead, missing after boat carrying African natives capsizes in Caribbean
At least 14 people from the African nation of Cameroon were rescued from waters in the eastern Caribbean early Tuesday after their boat capsized, but three people were dead and 13 others missing.
Migrants fearing deportation start fire at Mexico detention center, killing 40, president says
Another 29 people were injured in the fire at a facility in Ciudad Juarez, which is across from El Paso, Texas, officials said.
Greenland has opted to stay in daylight saving time forever
Unlike most of Europe, Greenlanders will leave their clocks untouched come autumn when daylight saving time ends.
Israel's Netanyahu delays judicial overhaul after mass protests
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a delay in his judicial overhaul plan on Monday, saying he wanted "to avoid civil war" by making time to seek a compromise.
Italy invites Florida parents, students to see ‘David’ statue after principal resigns
The Florence museum and the city's mayor extended an invitation after the Florida school's principal was forced to resign after parents complained that an image of the nude statue was shown to a sixth-grade art class.
170 trillion pieces of plastic are in the Earth’s oceans, study finds
"We’re breathing it in. We’re drinking it in our water … eating microplastics in our foods. We’re literally eating and drinking our trash."
N. Korea test-fires 2 more missiles near its eastern coast
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward waters off its eastern coast Monday.
Israel sees protests after Netanyahu fires defense chief
Protesters in Tel Aviv blocked a main highway and lit large bonfires, while police scuffled with protesters who gathered outside Netanyahu's private home in Jerusalem.
Putin to station tactical nukes in Belarus as West supports Ukraine
Putin said he was responding to Britain’s decision this past week to provide Ukraine with armor-piercing rounds containing depleted uranium. Russia falsely claimed these rounds have nuclear components.
Rwanda frees Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame after 25-year sentence commuted
Nineteen others also had their sentences commuted. Under Rwandan law, commutation doesn’t “extinguish” the conviction.
South Pacific boat rescue; Wisconsin crew responds after whale impact
Sailing the South Pacific, a crew from Muskego, Wisconsin was in the right place at the right time to rescue a group whose boat was reportedly sunk by a whale.
North Korea tests underwater 'radioactive tsunami' drone: state media
The tests were supervised by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who vowed to make his rivals "plunge into despair," state media reported.
US launches airstrikes in Syria after Iranian-made drone kills US worker
Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has been suspected of bomb-carrying drone attacks across the wider Middle East.
Nigerian politician found guilty by UK court in plot to harvest 21-year-old man's organs
A senior Nigerian politician and his wife have been found guilty of conspiring to transport a street trader to the U.K. as part of an organ-harvesting plot.