A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said.
A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.
U.S. journalist James Foley's life stands in stark contrast that that of his killers, ISIS, President Barack Obama says.
Fear spreads faster than the deadly virus. The region's recent history of bloody civil war also feeds the rumor-mill.
It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.
Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.
Despite some suggestions to the contrary, the Pope did not recently call for a crusade. But can he balance modern and ancient lessons?
Here we go again! Another volcano in Iceland is acting up and airlines have been put on alert. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
CNN's Elise Labott breaks down how the reconstruction of Gaza is the key to preventing a repeat of the conflict.
The U.N. refugee agency is due to begin a massive four-day airlift of aid Wednesday into northern Iraq, where fighting between Islamist extremists and Kurdish forces has created a humanitarian crisis.
Residents combed through mud and debris looking for bodies of their loved ones after heavy rains triggered landslides that swallowed up homes in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday.
In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.
A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley, who disappeared in November 2012 in Syria.
A 20-minute drive from Kiev takes you to a neighborhood that feels more like Beverly Hills than central Ukraine.
Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.
Skateboarding is growing in popularity in Iran and one entrepreneur is looking to capitalize by designing his own boards.
She's worked in theater, created her own record label, built libraries, started an orchestra, runs a girl's football team and now wants to direct a film. Meet Mulenga Kapwepwe, Zambia's patron of the arts.
An Israeli delegation has been ordered home from talks in Cairo aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza, a senior Israeli official says, after the Israeli military blamed militants in Gaza for breaking the truce.
A man has died after being attacked by a pale-headed saltwater crocodile nicknamed "Michael Jackson" in Australia's Northern Territory.