Nine days before the US presidential election, Russian TV anchor Dmitry Kiselev ranted about America's "democracy:" Millions of "dead souls" voting! Voters bused around a city, casting ballots eight to ten times! Biggest scandal in history!
The US and Russia's top diplomats are meeting to discuss ways to end the bombing of Aleppo, allow safe passage of those who want to flee the war-torn northern Syrian city and deliver humanitarian aid to its remaining residents, according to senior State Department officials.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, his former campaign manager told reporters Wednesday.
A federal judge has ordered Michigan's Board of Elections to stop the state's electoral recount.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has accused Saudi Arabia, a longstanding British ally in the Middle East, of engaging in proxy wars, "puppeteering" and "abusing religion" in the pursuit of its political objectives.
The brother and cousin of slain social media star Qandeel Baloch are due in court Thursday after being formally indicted for her murder this week.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is not one for rabble-rousing. In 11 years as the leader of Germany, her speeches are usually sobering analyses of thorny political and economic dilemmas, using only her signature diamond-shaped hand gesture to punctuate her points.
Donald Trump and Mike Pence are telling supporters across the country that they will make a sea change in decades old government policies before winter's cold has thawed, raising expectations for the first 100 days of their new administration.
It's a common annoyance, you're filling out a form online and you get some error.
The stories capture our attention and break our hearts every time. The most recent case: An 18-year-old girl in Texas who took her own life in front of her family after she was repeatedly bullied about her weight.
She was one of Donald Trump's fiercest critics on the campaign trail, but First Lady Michelle Obama wasn't up for watching the Republican declare victory on election night.
Africa's wild giraffe population has plunged dramatically and the world's tallest animals are in the process of a "silent extinction," a conservation group has reported.
A new vaccine helped leukemia patients fight their cancer and stay in remission for an average of almost five years, according to new study.
For Chris Labrooy, reality is just a suggestion.
From superhero masks to acrobatic flips, there's nobody quite like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang when it comes to goal celebrations.
Denmark's Paul Elvstrom -- an Olympic yachting great, sailing pioneer and an inspiration to many -- has died peacefully in his sleep aged 88.
Twinkling lights, glitter and gourmet menus galore -- without a single dish to wash or tree to trim.
On August 8, 2014, jets carried out the first American airstrikes against ISIS.
When you think about skate culture, Ethiopia may not be the first country that comes to mind. And yet the capital, Addis Ababa, is swiftly becoming a center for Africa's skateboarding scene.
Ashley Rivas was 26 when she noticed she was getting tired earlier than usual on her runs. Over the next few years, the X-ray technician from Albuquerque, New Mexico, developed a persistent cough and wheezing, which her doctors attributed to exercise-induced asthma. She had other symptoms, too: weight loss, fever, and several bouts of pneumonia.
When any part of our society gives license to bigotry, we must stand up to it. Decent people all around America have displayed a beautiful outpouring of desire to step up in unprecedented ways to support total strangers who are being actively targeted with hatred, violence, discrimination, and venom.
In picking Gen. Jim Mattis for Defense secretary, President-elect Donald Trump has said that he found his "Gen. George Patton." Yet that label may not really capture what makes Mattis a distinctive choice. Mattis has been sharply critical of President Barack Obama's policies on Iran, and Obama's capping of troop numbers and campaign end-dates in theaters of war such as Afghanistan and Iraq. Mattis also appears to be a skeptic of the Obama-era policy of putting women into combat roles.
Pizzagate shooting shows irresponsible sharing of fake news can have the same effects as ISIS: using the internet to erode national allegiances, says Cedric L. Alexander.
This is small-town America in December 2016. Tinsel Christmas trees and golden stars hang from lampposts along Main Street in downtown Roxboro, North Carolina (population 8,632, according to the 2010 census).
Andy Stein shifts on the balls of his feet, leans against a wooden railing, and fidgets.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
It's been ravaged by violence for years, and if Aleppo falls now it could mark a turning point in Syria's civil war.
A US teacher in Illinois is gaining attention for his sketches of Syria's bloody, brutal civil war.
This line of tectonic plates stretches across the globe, producing 90% of the world's earthquakes.
Syria, Crimea, suspicions of state-sponsored hacking: Today, tensions between the US and Russia have been reignited. But are we on the verge of a second Cold War?
An earthquake rocked Indonesia in the early morning hours. Rescuers are still looking for survivors in the rubble.