China set a bold new course in its ambitious space program Wednesday, when it announced plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year.
As the U.S. and other countries consider military action against Syria, the British government will publish its intelligence related to the deadly attack
The pictures may be difficult to look at, but 18-month-old Roona Begum's story of survival is remarkable.
When Michaela Cross, a U.S. student at the University of Chicago, posted a CNN iReport about the sexual harassment she says she experienced during a study abroad trip in India, the response was overwhelming.
The international effort to respond to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria begs the question: Why intervene now, and not earlier in the civil war?
CNN's Jamie FlorCruz takes a look at the Bo Xilai trial and other big trials in Chinese history.
In an attempt to reduce open street prostitution and to improve security for sex workers, Switzerland's largest city, Zurich, is opening "sex drive-ins" Monday.
What happened to 12 youths who were kidnapped in broad daylight from a bar in Mexico?
A State Department special envoy will travel to North Korea this week to try to free Kenneth Bae, the U.S. citizen detained there since November, the State Department and White House said Tuesday.
A 6-year-old boy was recovering in hospital in China's Shanxi province on Wednesday after his eyes were gouged out in an attack that has left him permanently blind, according to state media reports.
Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday said a toxic water leak at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant has been classified as a level 3 "serious incident" on an international scale.
As though it wasn't hard enough to memorize the names and atomic weights of 117 elements in the periodic table.
At least seven people have died and 10 others are believed to be trapped after two residential buildings collapsed in western India, authorities said Wednesday.
The U.S. and key allies all agree something ought to be done about the conflict in Syria. Increasingly, the answer appears to be a military solution.
Tropical Storm Fernand slammed into the east coast of Mexico overnight, just hours after it formed over the western Bay of Campeche, bringing the threat of heavy rain.
At least five of the bodies found this week in a shallow grave near Mexico City are those of teens who were kidnapped from a bar three months ago, Mexico's attorney general said Friday.
Shootings and explosions throughout Iraq on Sunday killed at least 27 people and injured more than 60 others, police said.
The trial of disgraced Chinese Communist Party high-flyer Bo Xilai concluded Monday with a dramatic final flourish as he accused the former police chief who brought about his downfall of having a crush on his wife.
Sniper fire hit a vehicle used by a U.N. chemical weapons investigation team in Syria multiple times Monday, according to the U.N.
U.N. inspectors hope to begin their probe of the suspected chemical attack on Monday, but a senior U.S. official says it's too little, too late.