Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday.
North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, South Korea's military said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.
A Turkish news agency says authorities are asking residents to evacuate the Turkish border town of Karkamis after a mortar round fired from Syria hit the grounds of its municipality building.
Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes magazine's list of the world's highest-paid actresses for the second straight year, banking $46 million US thanks to her paycheque for the final Hunger Games installment.
U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Baton Rouge today to tour some flood-ravaged areas of Louisiana and meet with local officials.
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joked on a TV talk show about health rumours fuelled by supporters of Republican rival Donald Trump.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is believed to have been fatally wounded in an airstrike while he was praying in a forest stronghold in northeast Nigeria, the military said Tuesday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program.
The British capital voted in June's referendum to remain in the EU. But the U.K. voted to leave. The resentment is going both ways, Margaret Evans writes.
London feels lost in a post-Brexit haze this summer. The British capital voted in June's referendum to remain in the EU.
As the Olympic Games pull out of Rio, residents of one of the city's favelas tally up what was gained — and what wasn't — from all the money spent putting on the grand spectacle.
While the electoral map remains an enormous challenge for Donald Trump, polls suggest he may have hit his floor and is backing away from a rout.
A California judge under fire for a light sentence given to a Stanford University swimmer has recused himself from making his first key decision in another sex crimes case.
More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte came to office seven weeks ago, the country's national police chief said on Tuesday.
Turkey's military returned fire at ISIS targets in northern Syria on Tuesday, after two mortar shells from Syria hit a Turkish border town, Turkish broadcaster NTV said, citing the military.
The president of Venezuela announced Monday that the government will provide free housing to Olympic athletes returning from the Rio Games despite an economic crisis centred around food shortages in the socialist country.
Children from the age of two to 18 should eat or drink no more than six teaspoons of added sugars daily, according to recommendations published Monday in an American Health Association journal.
Over 1,600 contestants from more than 35 countries took part in video game tournaments and trading card game events
Republicans stepped up their attacks on Monday on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and pointed to newly released messages to allege that foreign donors to the Democratic presidential nominee's family charity got preferential treatment from her department.