More than 1,000 residents of a northwest Indiana public housing complex have been in a state of panic and uncertainty since authorities informed them last month that their homes must be destroyed because of serious lead contamination.
A reporter from Burundi representing a collective of mostly anonymous journalists reporting from their violence-wracked country has won the 2016 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism, organizers said Monday.
Former French economy minister Arnaud Montebourg on Sunday joined the race to become French president in next May's election, effectively signaling the start of the campaign season.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday a suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 was responsible for the attack on a wedding in the Turkish city of Gaziantep that killed at least 50.
Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has taken extra steps to make sure visitors realize the state park also is home to an abundance of alligators.
U.S. Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the Republican Party to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
With rebels and government forces each promising to unite the divided city, Aleppo is once again a main battlefield in Syria's devastating civil war.
At the old train station in Benin's economic capital Cotonou, a rundown locomotive imported from France in the 1960s arduously roars to life, ready to haul 600 tonnes of goods to an inland city.
Iraq on Sunday hanged 36 men convicted over the 2014 massacre by Sunni jihadists and allied militants of up to 1,700 military recruits, officials said.
Israeli authorities have extended by three months the detention without trial of a Palestinian journalist who had been due for release on Monday, a Palestinian NGO said on Saturday.