Thursday, August 27, 2015
A survivor of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York who was featured in one of the most haunting photographs of the outrage has died of stomach cancer. She was 42.
Deep in the pristine Amazon jungle, Brazil's newest skyscraper has a mission unlike any other: to save the world.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra.
Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets -- "blunt impact projectiles" that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that's the goal.
The Politwoops website that saved tweets deleted by politicians said Monday that Twitter had blocked its access to the social media giant, halting its operations across 30 countries.
The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.
Two men are in custody in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland on suspicion of trying to smuggle drugs and pornography into a prison with a drone, corrections officials said Monday.
El Salvador's supreme court declared the country's street gangs and those who finance them terrorist groups on Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama made a full-throated defense of renewable energy Monday, hitting coal-championing critics as free market hypocrites.
Growing up in a remote tribal hamlet, Rupa Hembrom used to be terrified of the wild boars that roamed nearby. Now her biggest fear is the Maoist guerillas who prowl the jungles of India's "Red Corridor."