China’s deadly coronavirus has claimed its first life outside the city of Wuhan, the epicenter where the infectious disease began, officials confirmed Thursday.
The three American firefighters who died when their water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in Australia Thursday were from a California-based crew, according to a statement from California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Wednesday praised environmental activist Greta Thunberg for elevating awareness on climate change.
Britain’s long-delayed and contentions Brexit bill, with royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II, became law Thursday after more than three and half years of bitter dispute.
A Utah teen accused of fatally shooting his mother and three siblings last week was charged Wednesday in their murder, according to reports.
Nearly 200 animals living in what authorities described as “one of the most toxic environments” they’d ever encountered were rescued from a home in Texas Tuesday evening, according to reports.
An American journalist was arrested in Indonesia Tuesday, sparking fears that his detention could signal an impending crackdown on other foreign journalists in the country.
With the first presidential primary just weeks away, the list of Democratic candidates remains one of the most crowded in decades.
The Islamic State has named a new leader to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died in a U.S. Special Operations forces raid on a compound in northern Syria’s Idlib Province in October, reports say.
Around the world, many nations are experiencing declining birthrates, a phenomenon that leads to a declining workforce able to support the older population. Yet the exact reasons for this trend, as wells as governments’ efforts to reverse it, differ based on a country’s circumstances. Here are some of the top five countries with declining birthrates, and what they are doing to address it:
A German man will spend 11 years behind bars for tricking women and girls into electrocuting themselves while he watched via Skype, prosecutors said.
John Sullivan, the Trump-picked U.S. ambassador to Russia, arrived in Moscow last week at a time of strained relations between the two countries and thinning resources for the State Department, but his former colleagues say he is up to the challenge.
On this day in 1981, 52 Americans captives were freed from the U.S. embassy in Tehran, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis that was triggered after a group of radical Iranian students stormed the embassy.
Dallas police say a man injured a 9-year-old girl after shooting at least three times into a moving SUV in a “road rage incident” on a highway Sunday evening.
Malaysia, which has returned plastic waste to 13 countries since last year, warned Monday that Malaysia will not be “the rubbish dump of the world.”
The family of a Russian opposition activist claim police officers installed surveillance equipment in her bedroom and spied on her for months before she was arrested last year.
President Trump cheered the landmark United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and China trade deals and their potential benefits to American farmers during a speech Sunday evening in Austin, Texas.
Actor John Cusack sounded the alarm on climate change and “predatory capitalism” while introducing presidential primary contender Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a Saturday afternoon rally in New Hampshire.
A former Mississippi corrections officer who kicked, punched, and stomped on an inmate was sentenced Friday to nearly 6 years in prison.
Illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border plummeted after the Trump administration required asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S., according to a report.