They left school two weeks ago on a field trip with hundreds of classmates.
Curbing China's appetite for wild game is just the beginning of the war against illegal poaching, say conservationists.
Canada could have an exploding whale problem.
An explosion rocked a train station Wednesday in China's restive northwestern region as President Xi Jinping finished a visit there, the nation's state news agency reported, citing authorities.
The drummer for the Scorpions rock band has been sentenced to a month in jail for being drunk, insulting Muslims and lowering his trousers at Dubai International Airport, local media reported.
With a backdrop of rapidly growing violence, Iraqis voted Wednesday in their first nationwide polls since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. forces
In Ukraine's eastern city of Luhansk, makeshift barricades, concertina wire and masked men in camouflage greet visitors to the regional administration building Wednesday.
IOC V.P. John Coates has said that the preparations for Rio 2016 are the "worst" he's seen. Shasta Darlington reports.
Could drought bring water and power rationing during Brazil World Cup? Shasta Darlington reports.
Officials are investigating if an extreme case of bullying led to the death of a teen in Argentina.
Britain's Prince Harry is officially single again after splitting with Cressida Bonas, his girlfriend of two years.
Dozens of children are among the latest victims of the Syrian civil war after barrel bombs fell on an elementary school Wednesday, dissidents said.
A man in India set himself on fire and then grabbed a politician during a live television debate this week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, authorities said.
The world sees Ukraine in turmoil, a country divided. The reality is rather different. Only one town in eastern Ukraine -- Slovyansk, is truly held by pro-Russian protesters
Of the many shocking and wrenching images that have come from the sinking of the Sewol ferry, one that stands out for me depicts the vessel's captain -- head bowed and covered by a hood -- standing on dry land admitting he had abandoned ship.
Heroin and alcohol were blamed for the deaths of two American security officers aboard the infamous cargo ship Maersk Alabama, police in the Seychelles have concluded, citing a toxicology report on Tuesday.
An Italian court says it convicted Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend of murdering her onetime roommate in part because of evidence showing that more than one person killed the British student.
A teen with a terminal illness raised millions for charity as part of his bucket list
A private company declared that it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean, but leaders of the search the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are dismissing the claim.
While the country has been progressive on transgender rights, it has been regressive on gay rights. Mallika Kapur reports.