Demonstrators near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline brace for a showdown with authorities, as protest leaders say at least some will defy a deadline to abandon the camp they have occupied for months to halt the project.
British news media are reporting that a suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release.
NASA scientists will hold a news conference later this afternoon, when they say they'll reveal a significant finding "beyond our solar system."
With European borders tightening and increased anti-immigration anxiety in the United States, a rising number of migrants from as far away as Africa and Asia are turning to the Central American migrant corridor in the hopes of reaching a new promised land: Canada.
Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.
Malaysian police named on Wednesday a senior official in the North Korean embassy and another linked to its state airline, wanted for questioning over the murder last week of Kim Jong-nam, the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother.
Donald Tsang, former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his retirement.
A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator said Wednesday.
Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, on Tuesday from a San Jose, Calif., neighbourhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek.
Controversial alt-right personality Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart News following the release of videos in which he appears to endorse pedophilia.
U.S. President Donald Trump calls recent threats against Jewish community centres "horrible and painful."
Determining whether poison killed the half-brother of North Korea's leader in a busy airport proves difficult for Malaysian officials, who say autopsy results so far have been inconclusive.
An Israeli soldier who shot dead an incapacitated Palestinian assailant in the occupied West Bank is sentenced to 18 months in jail.
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African migrants who have passed through South and Central America are in limbo at the Mexican border, fearful of travelling to the U.S.
Libya's Red Crescent says 74 bodies of migrants have washed ashore in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea.
A group of suicide bombers struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group.
Several Jewish community centers (JCC) across the United States were evacuated for a time on Monday after receiving bomb threats, the latest wave of threatened attacks against them this year, the national umbrella organization said.
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the "Godfather of Fusion," has died in New York City. He was 73.
Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region.