Russia's military on Friday insisted no aircraft flew over a Syrian refugee camp the day it was hit by deadly strikes, suggesting al-Qaida-linked al-Nusra Front could have shelled the location.
Boaty McBoatface had captured the public's fancy but British officials said Friday the country's newest polar research vessel will be christened Sir David Attenborough, in honor of the prominent naturalist and broadcaster.
Ireland's parliament re-elected Enda Kenny as prime minister on Friday at the head of a minority government, ending a long blockage following inconclusive elections in February.
Donald Trump said Thursday he has nothing against Janet Yellen but would likely replace her as Fed chair once her term is up.
It seems Donald Trump believes you can always get what you want. The U.S. Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee appears to have dismissed a demand by the The Rolling Stones that he stop using the band's songs during his campaign events.
Close aides to Hillary Clinton including longtime confidante Huma Abedin have been interviewed by the FBI as part of its investigation into the ex-secretary of state's use of a private email server, CNN reported Thursday.
The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran accused the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday of violating international law by ruling that nearly US$2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country.
Colombia on Thursday authorized the use of all military force, including airstrikes, against the country's three biggest criminal gangs in a major escalation against "organized armed groups."
Comedian Arsenio Hall on Thursday filed a US$5 million libel suit against Irish singer Sinead O'Connor who alleged on Facebook that he provided drugs for decades to late pop icon Prince.
Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash -- roughly 19,000 per minute.