The U.S. federal Department of the Interior will make additional areas of Arctic Ocean waters off-limits to drilling when it announces a new five-year offshore drilling plan, a member of the Alaska congressional delegation said Monday.
NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp gathered Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards at the Corinthia Hotel.
Hardliners say no new bailout for Greece. But the newly elected government has the democratic mandate for a solution that scares Europe just as much and would cost it more.
The Russian ruble has shed nearly half its value since last summer, driving up the costs of food, housing and travel.
A sense of unease has gripped some members of the U.K.'s Jewish community after an extremist gunman stormed a kosher supermarket in Paris earlier this month, killing four people.
Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting an hour on Tuesday affecting users in Canada, the United States, Asia, Australia and the U.K.
Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
The U.S. saw a record number of exonerations in 2014, and it was due in part to 33 cases in Texas in which individuals had their drug convictions dismissed after lab tests determined they never had illegal substances, a report released Tuesday shows.
President Cristina Fernandez called on Congress to dissolve Argentina's intelligence services in the wake of the mysterious death of a prosecutor, strongly denying his accusations that she had sought to shield former Iranian officials suspected in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre.
A man shot two police officers shortly after they were sworn in at a city hall in a Minneapolis suburb on Monday night and then was fatally shot by other officers in a rapid exchange of fire, authorities said.
Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comments about his longtime adversary since both countries agreed last month to restore diplomatic ties.
A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as much about the journalist who published the leaks as it was the accused leaker.
WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S.
The daughter of the late comedian Joan Rivers has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the New York outpatient clinic that treated the entertainer a week before her death last year.
Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed information concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities said.
The male monopoly in the leadership of the Church of England has ended, as the 500-year-old institution consecrated Rev.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu congratulated Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras on winning the Greek election Sunday.
Ratings agency S&P said on Monday it had cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to BB+ or below investment grade with a negative outlook, and said Russia's economic growth prospects have weakened.