Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning, ripping trees out of the ground and hammering two-thirds of the island with hurricane-force winds. "This is...

Hurricane Maria Lashes Turks and Caicos Islands as It Takes Aim at the Bahamas

Hurricane Maria rolled over the Turks and Caicos islands Friday, bringing dangerous storm surges and possibly dumping up to 20 inches of rain in...

First Lady Melania Trump Meets With Prince Harry Before Invictus Games in Toronto

U.S. first lady Melania Trump met Saturday with Britain’s Prince Harry as she led a delegation to Toronto for the opening of an Olympic-style...
A person walks past the church dome of Our Lady of los Angeles, which collapsed six days after an earthquake, in Mexico City, Mexico September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Churches in Mexico Packed as People Turn to Prayer Following Deadliest Quake in 3...

Mexicans packed churches on Sunday to pray for the victims of the country’s deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the...

Iraqi Officials at Border Crossing Between Turkey & Kurdish Region

Two Iraqi officials say Iraqi central government officials have moved through Turkey onto the Turkish side of one of the Kurdish region’s international border...

European Court of Justice Asked to Rule on Facebook Data Transfers

The European Court of Justice has been asked to consider whether Facebook’s Dublin-based subsidiary can legally transfer users’ personal data to its U.S. parent,...

Here We Go: Parents Slam Transgender Push to Remove Gender-Specific Terms ‘Penis, Vagina’ in...

Traditional marriage advocates are speaking out against a "radical" proposal made by two academics in Australia calling for school sex education to be inclusive...

UK PM May Finds Support After Party Members Plot to Oust Her

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Friday that she is in firm control of her Conservative government, after a party lawmaker said he...

French Actor Jean Rochefort Dies at 87

French actor Jean Rochefort, who starred in more than 100 movies over a half-century and was much loved by the French public, has died....

India Bans Marital Sex With Girls Younger Than 18 in Bid to Protect Child...

India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that allowed men to engage in non-consensual marital sex with girls as young as 15. Wednesday's...

WATCH: Bono Surprises Fans With Visit to Church in Colombia

Have you ever imagined going to church on Sunday and then realized that the person next to you is a superstar? We all know...

3 Dead as Hurricane Ophelia Hits UK and Ireland

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with wind gusts of up to 80 mph (130 kph) on Monday, killing at least three...

Top ISIS Militant Believed to Have Been Killed in Southern Philippines

Philippine military officials say a top Islamic State militant is believed to have been killed by government forces who liberated the southern city of...

54 Egyptian Police Offices Killed in Ambush by Terrorists in Cairo

At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed,...

Japanese Defense Minister Warns About North Korea’s Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Capabilities

Japan’s defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an “unprecedented, critical and imminent” level, requiring “different...

Saudi Arabia Ripped After Granting Citizenship to Humanoid Robot

Saudi Arabians are up in arms because a humanoid robot who doesn’t “cover up” or abide by the country’s strict laws was granted citizenship...

Iceland Heads to the Polls Amid Political Scandal and Distrust, Disgust Among Voters

As Iceland headed to the polls on Saturday to vote for members of one of the oldest Parliaments in the world, the shadow of...

Danish Inventor Admits to Dismembering Body of Swedish Journalist Kim Wall

A Danish inventor has admitted to dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his privately built submarine but continues to deny killing...
Israelis mainly of Kurdish origin take part in a gathering outside the American Embassy in Tel Aviv on Oct. 26. (Amir Cohen/Reuters)

Iraqi Parliament Reinstates Ban On Israeli Flag

Iraq’s parliament voted unanimously to activate a lapsed law that criminalizes displaying the Israeli flag in public, an unexpected step that comes in response...

Son of Japanese Woman Abducted to North Korea Hopes Trump Raises Issue

Koichiro Iizuka only knows her as Yaeko-san, a pretty woman smiling in an old photo and in stories told by his relatives. A 16-month-old...