Friday, July 24, 2015
Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States Thursday docked successfully with the International Space Station after a two-month delay, despite a minor hiccup.
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during an arrest operation in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, a hospital official said, the second killing within 24 hours.
Portugal will elect a new government on Oct. 4, with voters choosing whether to stick with austerity policies or get more money in their pockets.
Bomb blasts blamed on Boko Haram killed 29 people in Nigeria and 24 in Cameroon, officials said Thursday after Nigeria's new president warned that the U.S. refusal to sell his country strategic weapons is "aiding and abetting" the Islamic extremist group.
A black woman who died in a Texas jail under suspicious circumstances was there only because she hurt the "ego" of an overzealous police officer, her family alleged Wednesday.
Pope Francis will travel to the United States in several weeks, but a new poll Wednesday suggested that his popularity in the country is waning, especially among conservative Catholics.
A U.S. federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted suspected white supremacist Dylann Roof on hate crime and other charges over the June 17 massacre of nine black church-goers in Charleston, South Carolina.
Italian police said Wednesday they had seized assets worth two billion euros (US$2.2 billion) belonging to a powerful organized crime syndicate, in the latest sting against the Mafia.
Canada is investing CA$142 million to beef up its cybersecurity measures and help private companies ward off attacks, officials said Wednesday, after government websites were hacked last month.
Yellowstone National Park officials are warning tourists to keep their distance after a bison flipped a woman into the air as she posed for a selfie with the massive beast.