The Chinese city is shutting down all transportation out of the city, saying that no one would be allowed to leave, officials reported.
A Chinese health official says 440 cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed and at least nine deaths.
A Chinese theme park is getting substantial international backlash after a pig was tied up and forced to bungee jump from a 220-foot-plus platform as part of a publicity stunt for the park’s newest attraction.
The young climate activist said not enough has been done while participating in a panel in the Swiss ski resort of Davos at the World Economic Forum.
After a series of heartbreaking images of starving lions in Sudan were posted online, a global campaign is underway to save them.
President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to sell the United States to the global business community, telling an economic conference in the Swiss Alps that America's economic turnaround has been “nothing short of spectacular.”
Human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, raising fears it could spread quickly.
A United Kingdom woman was left stunned after she snapped an "eerie" photo of a cloud some say looks like Jesus.
A heating pipe burst Monday in small Russian hotel, flooding rooms with boiling water that killed five people and left six others injured in the city of Perm, emergency officials said.
China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital.
Prince Harry on Sunday publicly addressed his decision to "step back" from royal life, saying he wanted to continue supporting Queen Elizabeth without public funding, but "unfortunately, that wasn't possible."
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Mexican authorities say they have discovered two more bodies at a house in Tijuana where a Garden Grove couple was found buried, allegedly by their son-in-law.
People in a Puerto Rico discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, setting off a social media uproar as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.
Prince Harry and wife Meghan will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds for their work under a deal that lets the couple step aside as working royals.
Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort to keep the species alive. Just two animals remain, and both are female.
Prosecutors in the Virgin Islands say multimillionaire sex offender Jeffery Epstein used two private islands in the U.S. territory to engage in a nearly two-decade conspiracy to traffic and abuse girls.
Eleven U.S. service members were flown out of Al Assad Air Base in Iraq and treated for concussion symptoms after Iran's rocket attack targeting two Iraqi military bases earlier this month, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command revealed Thursday night.
Firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from Australia's wildfires.
President Vladimir Putin has engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia's leadership and proposed changes to the constitution that could keep him in power after the end of his term in 2024.