CNN's Max Foster reports on the discovery of a bone researchers believe could belong to Alfred the Great.
Shortly before she and her family went into hiding, Anne Frank gave some of her toys to a friend for safekeeping -- a tin of marbles, a tea set and a book.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Sochi on Tuesday, state media reported, as the Black Sea resort city enters the final stages of preparations for hosting the Winter Olympics.
A castaway who claims to have spent more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean says his faith in God kept him going through the ordeal. But there were times, he said, when he wanted to end it all.
Spanish authorities went fishing for backpacks full of cocaine and netted nearly a ton of the drug after uncovering what they say was a sophisticated undersea smuggling operation.
Is jihad becoming a trend in Dagestan? Nick Paton Walsh reports on a black widow who took her life, embracing radicalism.
Syria plans to send a large shipment of toxic agents out of the country this month, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Russian state-run news agency Ria Novosti.
Two soldiers were killed and 14 others injured Tuesday when a bomb planted under a military bus exploded in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, authorities said.
Twenty-six people were killed Monday in the latest round of what's become near-daily air assaults on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, an opposition group said.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela left his $4.1 million estate to family members, former staff, schools and the ruling African National Congress, according to a reading of his will Monday.
The French comedian at the center of the controversy over the "quenelle" gesture has been banned from entering Britain, UK authorities said Monday.
Ideas flow at Google's London headquarters and so does the whimsy.
A Saudi man has lost more than 700 pounds (320 kilograms) -- more than half his body weight -- since Saudi Arabia's King ordered him hospitalized in August, according to a Saudi magazine that interviewed him at a hospital.
A number of people were wounded and at least one person was killed in an explosion in a suburb southeast of Beirut on Monday, state media reported.
A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about how he could have lived on his small boat for so long as it drifted across the Pacific Ocean.
Al Qaeda appears to have had enough of one of its affiliates fighting in Syria: the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. The group has been locked in conflict with other Islamist factions and gained a grim reputation for abuses in parts of Syria it controls, including summary executions and mass killings.
After violent December storms put a damper on many people's holiday season, this January was the wettest on record for parts of England.
Take a worldwide tour of some of the most extraordinary structures set to be completed this year, including the world's first "invisible" tower, and a vertical city in the sky.
A magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck off the western coast of Greece early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Russian authorities say a gunman has been '"neutralized" and the school children are safe. CNN's Phil Black reports.