Khaled Almilaji coordinated a campaign that vaccinated 1.4 million Syrian children and risked his life to provide medical care during the country's civil war. Now he's in the Ivy League, learning about how to rebuild Syria's health system when the war finally ends.
Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states, and will be shaped in some way by the next president.
When a suicidal man released dozens of lions, tigers and bears from his Ohio farm in 2011, the state's rules on exotic animals were among the weakest in the nation.
After a week of revelations and allegations about Donald Trump's behavior toward women, a third party twist lends an unprecedented level of uncertainty to one conservative stronghold.
Like so much else in Cuba, shopping for clothes isn't easy.
At least 25 inmates died Sunday in clashes between two rival factions in a prison in far northern Brazil, the latest episode of violence shaking the country's underfunded and overcrowded prison system.
Donald Trump's top supporters are racing to explain that what Trump said or tweeted isn't what he meant -- especially on his claim without evidence that the Nov. 8 presidential election is "rigged" in Democrat Hillary Clinton's favor.
Iraqi government and Kurdish forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition air and ground support, launched coordinated military operations early on Monday as the long-awaited fight to wrest the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State fighters got underway.
Pope Francis proclaimed seven new saints on Sunday, including Argentina's "gaucho priest" who served as an inspiration for the pontiff, and two people who died for their faith.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited victims of devastating Hurricane Matthew on Saturday, saying the destruction wrought by the storm was "heartbreaking," and he renewed a pledge to help the nation cope with a deadly scourge of cholera that was introduced by U.N. peacekeepers.