Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.
Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 -- a vote for mayors and local councils in 425 communities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays.
Yazan, a 4-year-old who has never known anything but deprivation, has finally discovered the joy of ice cream after being evacuated from the besieged town of Daraya near the capital of war-torn Syria.
Women around the country are taking off their tops on GoTopless Day, a day that promotes gender equality and women's rights to bare their breasts in public.
It was a notice received by tens of thousands of professionals in the aftermath of Turkey's failed coup, and one that profoundly shocked Uygar Ozdemir.
A former prisoner at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay military center being held by Venezuela after going missing from Uruguay will be returned there Sunday, a key mediator said.
At a gasp-inducing 13,000 feet-plus (4,000 meters-plus) above sea level, a post marks the spot where Andean gods are said to dwell at the foot of towering, snow-covered peaks.
Binyamin Ben Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top government posts and often served as a bridge to the Arab world, died Sunday. He was 80. Israeli media reported that he died at Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital after a long illness.
Attackers armed with suicide vests, rifles and grenades killed 18 people in the Iraqi oasis town of Ain al-Tamer, many of them guests at a wedding party, local officials said Monday.