Police in Ferguson, Missouri, committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after an officer killed an unarmed black teenager, Amnesty International said in a report released on Friday.
The search for a foreign underwater craft in waters off Stockholm has brought back memories of Sweden's submarine hunts during the Cold War and exposed a key difference.
AMC will have operational control of BBC America and manage it as a stand-alone channel, adding to a portfolio that also includes AMC, IFC and SundanceTV, after a deal announced Thursday.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps.
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, the New York Times reports.
Jerusalem's mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded light rail train station, killing a baby girl.
Mali's health minister says the West African country has confirmed its first case of Ebola. It is the sixth African country to report at least one case of the virus.
Archeologists have found an ice age settlement so high in the Peruvian Andes that they were surprised ancient humans could survive the low oxygen there.
Honda Motor Co. took the rare step of imposing pay cuts on its president and 12 other executives after the fifth recall in a year of its new Fit hybrid model.
North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reports, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours says it has been informed that Pyongyang may ban foreign tourists from visiting.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says agreement has been reached on sending 200 Kurdish peshmerga fighters from Iraq through Turkey to help defend the Syrian border town of Kobani against ISIS militants.
The case of three teenage girls being investigated for aiding Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) poses vexing questions for U.S.
As Canadians, we've been lucky up to this point, Brian Stewart writes. We've been telling ourselves for some time now we could be the object of a terror attack.
Airstrikes by U.S.-led forces appear to have killed over 460 members of ISIS and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday.
Lawyers for four former Blackwater security guards convicted in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad plan to appeal, they said.
A British fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling around supermarkets.
The shooting in Ottawa has drawn international attention and reaction from Canada's closest ally, the United States, and beyond.
In 1965, paleontologists dug up a gargantuan pair of tyrannosaur-like fossil dinosaur arms. Now, finally, they have uncovered the rest of the dinosaur and found it 'more bizarre than we could even possibly have imagined.'
Large explosions continue to rock the Syrian border town of Kobani, hours after the Pentagon warns the town could still fall to ISIS militants, despite U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the area.
Kenny G, the famed U.S. smooth jazz star, stopped in at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities.