A senior official of South Africa's ruling party on Sunday urged its leadership to resign, including President Jacob Zuma, following divisions over charges faced by finance minister Pravin Gordhan.
Iraq's parliament on Saturday voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious parties.
UNLV students relaxing in their dorms got an unexpected knock on their doors Saturday afternoon from Katy Perry, who was roaming the halls and drumming up support for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in Nevada.
A decade ago, environmentalists and the federal government agreed to revive a 150-mile stretch of California's second-longest river, an ambitious effort aimed at allowing salmon again to swim up to the Sierra Nevada foothills to spawn.
Heavy clashes erupted between regime and rebel forces in Syria's divided city of Aleppo after a "humanitarian" cease-fire announced by government ally Russia expired before the UN could evacuate wounded civilians from rebel-held areas.
Riders on horseback herd bison during an annual roundup on Antelope Island, Utah on Saturday, Oct. 22. Utah State Parks workers are moving the animals from across the island so they can be weighed, tagged and given health checkups.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group.
The White House on Saturday condemned the Assad regime's "defiance" of international norms after United Nations experts found the Syrian army had conducted three chemical weapons attacks against its own people in 2014 and 2015.
Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Games and was believed to be the oldest living Olympian, has died. She was 104.
In this photo, police administer an alcohol breath test to a toddler after spotting her driving erratically in Cheshire, northwest England on Friday, Oct. 21. The image was uploaded to the Cheshire Police's Facebook page and quickly went viral. According to the post, the officers asked the child's parents whether she had been drinking, to which they replied "only a couple of bottles."