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Troops from the U.S. and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine's defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists.
Lady Gaga and Cinderella are just some of the unusual English names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to help change that.
With 28 survivors reported and 24 bodies recovered, only a fraction of the hundreds of people who were reportedly on board are accounted for.
Mexican security officials say they've captured the man accused of running the Juarez drug cartel following last year's arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes.
About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil prior to Sept. 11, 2001.
The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.
The 14-by-3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.
Many of Syria's minorities have tried to lie low and avoid direct involvement in the country's civil war. But they frequently get caught in the crossfire, with no protector to turn to.
It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.
Large projects funded by the bank have left millions of poor people worse off. But the bank says the vast majority of its projects don't fall into this category.
Boston jurors in the marathon bombing trial watched a nine-minute video pieced together from different surveillance cameras — some with surprisingly high resolution.
There are fewer than 100 vaquitas left in the Sea of Cortez, the only place on Earth where they are found.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said it's too soon to say whether Wednesday's incident should prompt changes in security procedures.
An 1882 law banned Chinese immigrants from entering the country, driving tens of thousands to settle along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The group seized control of a major airport, a sea port and an oil terminal in southern Yemen on Thursday, consolidating its hold on the country's largest province.