The World Health Organization has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the event over the Zika virus.
Presumptive U.S. Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."
Dr. Henry Heimlich, the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the lifesaving technique named for him, used it for the first time this week to save a fellow senior center resident who was choking on a hamburger, a center spokesman said on Friday.
A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife Amber Heard after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.
When you come upon an ocean bay that has features known as "Toilet Bowl" and "Witch's Brew," you may not envision a welcoming tropical oasis. But Hawaii's Hanauma Bay, nestled inside a breeched volcanic cone on the southeastern shore of Oahu, has some of the state's calmest waters, most pristine beaches and world-renowned snorkeling over coral reefs that teem with colorful fish.
An Argentine court jailed 15 South American ex-military officers Friday for conspiring to torture and kill leftist dissidents during a U.S.-backed crackdown by the region's dictatorships in the 1970s and '80s.
The aunt of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un lives anonymously in the United States, where she runs a dry-cleaning business after having defected in 1998, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply disappointed by a U.N. decision to deny the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) special status at the world body, his spokesman said Friday.
A U.S. judge sentenced a Vietnamese-born graphic designer who plotted to carry out a suicide attack at London's Heathrow airport after training with al-Qaida in Yemen to 40 years in prison on Friday.