111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man

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A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world’s oldest living man…

US secretary of state condemns severed head image

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a photograph of a Sydney-born 7-year-old boy clutching the severed …

A tick can make you allergic to red meat

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Doctors across the U.S. are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick…

WHO: Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

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WHO declared the ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency…

US officials: US general killed in Afghan attack

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A two-star American general was killed in an apparent insider attack Tuesday by a member of the Afghan security forces…

Be ready for ‘prolonged’ Gaza war, Netanyahu says

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis to be ready for a prolonged war…

Surgeons in India remove 232 teeth from teen

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Dental surgeons in India have removed 232 small "tooth-like structures" from the mouth of a teenage boy…

Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

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An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday …

NKorea furious over Kim Jong-un dance video

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North Korean is angered by a video depicted a dancing Kim Jong-un that has gone viral over the internet…

Ukraine two fighter planes shot down by separatists

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Ukraine’s Defence Ministry said on two military jets have been shot down in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists…

US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

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Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement…

Ukrainian official: Passenger plane shot down

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Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashes in eastern Ukraine…

Police clash with anti-World Cup protesters

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Armed police stopped a group of protesters from marching on Fortaleza’s football stadium on Tuesday…

Pregnant woman stoned to death in Pakistan buried

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A pregnant Pakistani woman beaten and stoned to death by her own family for marrying against their wishes…

Heartbreaking video shows teens on sinking ferry

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Soon after the ferry began to tilt, there was nervous laughter, jokes about the Titanic and talk of selfies and Facebook posts…

Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

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Obama kicked off his trip on an informal note, joining Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a famous Tokyo sushi restaurant…

Ukraine penalty: US, Europe order Russia sanctions

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The United States and its European allies stepped up their pressure on Russia to end its intervention in Ukraine…

Cooks recount horror of Indian school lunch deaths

By Thursday afternoon, 23 children between the ages of 5 and 12 had died from eating food laced with insecticide…

Driver backs into stroller with child, drives off

Police in western Michigan are trying to identify a driver who backed into a woman pushing a stroller with her child…

Samoa airline introduces pay-by-weight pricing

A tiny Samoa airline is giving passengers a big reason to lose weight: tickets sold not by the seat, but by the kilogram…