After wreaking damage on the Philippines over Tuesday and Wednesday, a newly intensified Typhoon Rammasun is bearing down on Hainan and Guangzhou provinces in southern China.
A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine.
Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.
Russia has failed to take steps to end the Ukraine conflict, President Barack Obama said Wednesday in announcing expanded sanctions targeting two banks, two energy companies, Ukraine separatists and defense companies.
What a difference a day makes.
At least three mortars were fired from Gaza into southern Israel some two hours after a temporary lull in hostilities went into effect to allow humanitarian supplies into the area.
Two people have been arrested in connection with a metro train derailment in Moscow which left more than 20 people dead and injured scores more, Russia's Investigative Committee said Wednesday.
Mexican authorities found nearly 500 children living in squalor at a refuge in Michoacan state.
A NASA panel discusses how close it is to finding signs of life in the universe.
Russian leaders reacted angrily Thursday to President Barack Obama's decision to slap further sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms and defense companies over Russia's actions in Ukraine.
The hi-tech listening post Russia used to spy on the United States from Cuba may once again gather intelligence, according to a Russian newspaper report.
A helicopter carrying emergency workers involved in the Sewol ferry disaster operations crashed Thursday in a South Korean city, fire officials said, leaving five dead and one injured.
He suffered greatly in his final months, but Nelson Mandela's last breaths were peaceful, says his eldest daughter, Maki Mandela.
Just a few weeks ago, a young boy tied to a bus stop in Mumbai barely received a glance from passersby oblivious to his plight.
As missiles and rockets fly in the Middle East, tensions are boiling over around the world between activists at demonstrations on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Many protests have been peaceful, but not all of them.
A detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on sexual assault allegations should remain in place, a Swedish judge ruled Wednesday.
Each day, they live in fear.
Chinese state media frequently treats Japan's atrocities of the past like breaking news of today. But lately, the steady flow of war history-related news has become a flood.
The U.S. Attorney's Office has released new video of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.