A recent study released in JAMA revealed that, when compared to other countries with larger populations, the U.S. is seeing higher COVID-19 mortality rates, as well as deaths caused by other ailments, than any other country.
Lee Kun-Hee, who transformed Samsung Electronics from a small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died.
Soldiers and police in Mexico have seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled investigators.
For the third time this month, Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to implement and abide by a ceasefire, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Thousands of Iraqi protesters have taken to the streets to mark one year since mass anti-government demonstrations swept Baghdad and Iraq’s south.
Italy’s leader has imposed at least a month of new restrictions to fight rising coronavirus infections, shutting down gyms, pools and movie theaters and putting an early curfew on cafes and restaurants.
An Australian woman captured a timelapse video of a huntsman spider molting its outer skin and it’s both creepy and fascinating.
Spain’s 19 regional leaders will have authority to set different hours for the curfew as long as they are stricter, close regional borders to travel and limit gatherings to six people who don’t live together, the prime minister said.
Confirmed coronavirus infections are continuing to soar in many parts of the U.S. and Europe. So has anger over the restrictions governments put in place to try to stem the tide and avoid overwhelming hospitals.
Afghanistan’s interior ministry says a suicide attack outside an educational center in the capital, Kabul, has killed at least 18 people and wounded 57 others, including schoolchildren.
The Trump administration waded cautiously Friday into international efforts to halt fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which are engaged in their worst conflict in more than 25 years.
The clatter of the helicopter’s rotors as it lifted off from Amsterdam was a noisy reminder of how the coronavirus is again gripping Europe.
President Donald Trump says Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to do so in the run-up to Election Day.
Snowden, a former contractor with the NSA, has been living in Russia since 2013 to escape prosecution in the U.S. after leaking classified documents detailing government surveillance programs.
Iran and Russia have obtained voter registration information with the goal of interfering in the presidential election, U.S. officials said at an impromptu news conference Tuesday night.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
The mesmerizing display was captured Oct. 19 in a timelapse video by British photographer Matt Robinson on the island of Senja in Norway.
A Swiss internet company offered free WiFi to a couple who named their newborn daughter after their service, according to local media.
The U.S. has charged six current and former Russian military officers in alleged hacks aimed at American businesses, French elections and the Winter Olympics.
Carlo Acutis is the youngest contemporary person to be beatified.