Kathleen Carroll, the executive editor of The Associated Press who championed ambitious, investigative journalism and pushed the cooperative forward in a rapidly changing digital world, announced Wednesday that she will step down after 14 years leading the world's oldest news agency.
Some 70 dead whales have been found in southern Chile less than a year after more than 330 whales washed up in a remote Patagonian inlet.
NASA is celebrating a 29-cent Pluto-themed postage stamp stuck to the side of the New Horizons spacecraft that has traveled nearly 3.5 billion miles from Earth.
Rescuers in Peru found three of nine mountain climbers who went missing after an avalanche in the Andes mountains, as the search continued Wednesday for the others.
A Los Angeles-based street artist has taken Donald Trump to his word, building a wall -- but around the Republican presidential hopeful's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In the rarefied world of international espionage, where discretion is considered the better part of valor, no one expects you to be the life and soul of the party.
Turkish lawmakers are expected Thursday to endorse sweeping new powers for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan allowing him to expand a crackdown in the wake of last week's failed coup.
South African prosecutors said Thursday they would push for a longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius, describing his six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as "shockingly too lenient."
Germany and Britain agreed Wednesday that Prime Minister Theresa May needed time to prepare for talks to leave the EU, after London took the first step toward Brexit by giving up its presidency of the European Council.
Mexican authorities are banning night fishing and gill nets in an area inhabited by the endangered vaquita marina porpoise in the upper Gulf of California.