US & World
By honoring a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Pakistan and a 60-year-old Hindu man from India, the Nobel Committee highlighted religious and political conflicts and drew attention to children's rights.
There were no reported injuries from the machine gun exchange along the two countries' tense border. The incident comes as the North Korean leader has not been seen in public for more than a month.
The Chinese territory's chief secretary, Carrie Lam, says a call from pro-democracy forces to step up protests if concessions aren't made has undermined the dialogue.
Authorities said they still have not been able to identify 28 bodies found in clandestine graves and that the graves were connected to the missing students.
The total lunar eclipse today that could be seen over North America and across the Asia-Pacific region had the added feature of a reddish hue.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.
A new tracking system has found that nearly one in five ammunition cartridges found from fighters with the group calling itself the Islamic State were actually made in the US.
As a result of the Olympic champion's second DUI arrest, USA Swimming has suspended Michael Phelps for six months and taken away his funding.
Los Angeles is among the worst cities in the U.S. for people with disabilities, according to a report from WalletHub – a personal finance social network.
Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials — every generation has a name. But where do these names come from, who chooses them, and why do we need them?
Ashoka Mukpo was brought to the U.S. for treatment after contracting the disease in Liberia. Another Ebola patient, in Dallas, is said to be "fighting for his life."
Six months after the Boeing 777 disappeared without a trace, searchers are hoping something can still be found on the seabed.
The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.
"Justice for Mike Brown is justice for us all," the demonstrators sang, referring to the unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists appeared divided after some agreed to remove some barriers blocking roads and sidewalks, while others refused to budge.
Security forces investigating the role of municipal police in clashes in Iguala a week ago found a mass grave on the edge of town, raising fears the pits might hold 43 missing students.