Monday, August 31, 2015
New Orleans remembered the dead and celebrated its painstaking comeback from disaster on Saturday, a decade after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the "Big Easy" leaving devastation and chaos in its wake.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Four defendants appeared in court in Hungary on Saturday over Austria's migrant truck tragedy, as a "horrified and heartbroken" U.N. chief called for concerted action to end Europe's refugee crisis.
The discovery of the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants including four children shut inside an abandoned truck on an Austrian highway on Thursday marked a chilling new low in Europe's migrant crisis.
Tropical Storm Erika churned across the Caribbean on Saturday, a day after sweeping over the tiny island nation of Dominica and leaving at least 20 people dead.
South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of responsibility for fresh fighting Saturday in the north-east despite a peace agreement to end a brutal 20-month civil war.
The embittered gunman who shot dead two young American journalists on live TV was seemingly hell-bent on committing more violence before he took his own life, Virginia's governor said Friday.
A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II.
Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II never quite crossed the line from being just another angry guy to doing something that would have prevented him from buying the gun he used to kill two former co-workers on live TV in Virginia.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the U.S. National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Friday broadened a crackdown on Colombian migrants and border smugglers that has drawn strong rebuke by Colombian leaders and international organizations.