An octogenarian couple in Peru has received the skeletal remains of their son from authorities more than three decades after he was taken away by soldiers during the darkest days of the Andean nation’s fight with Maoist rebels.
A huge fire engulfed Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze.
A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday for illegal possession of official documents, a ruling that comes as international criticism mounts over the military’s alleged human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims.
Police roped off several blocks in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday night after “multiple people” were shot at a teen party, according to a report.
Sen. John McCain’s final journey ended on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend.
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Wildfires in the U.S. have charred more than 10,000 square miles so far this year, an area larger than the state of Maryland, with large fires still burning in every Western state including many that are not fully contained.
Around 400 inmates escaped from a prison in Libya’s capital Sunday as fighting continued between rival armed groups nearby, reports say.
A small airplane or engine-driven recreational aircraft crashed Sunday on a rugged and scenic mountain south of Reno, igniting a wildfire in Nevada that officials feared could climb uphill toward the Mount Rose Ski Tahoe resort.
Firefighters in Brazil on Sunday worked to douse massive flames engulfing a 200-year-old history museum — as the country’s president called it “a sad day for all Brazilians.”
A massive fire tore through a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday, lighting up the night and sending large plumes of smoke into the air.
A moment between former first families has gone viral — as former President George W. Bush is caught passing a piece of candy to former First Lady Michelle Obama during the memorial service for the late Sen. John McCain on Saturday.
A 13-year-old boy on what investigators have described as an extremist Muslim compound in New Mexico said he was being trained to commit “jihad” against people with different beliefs, according to a report Saturday.
The sight of five burly guards blocking her way out of her dorm filled Ren Liping with rage.
Harvard University’s decision to hire Elizabeth Warren as a law professor in the 1990s was not based on any assertion that she has Native American heritage, according to a report by the Boston Globe.
Chicago’s crime rates lived up to their national notoriety on Labor Day weekend, leaving three dead and at least 14 wounded.
A friendly yet “lonely” deer wandering around a lake in Canada became a viral star after a photo online showed the animal snuggling up to a firefighter.
The Catholic Church’s pushback Sunday against Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, author of the bombshell accusation of a sex abuse cover-up against Pope Francis, has ensnared a key figure in the U.S. culture wars: Kim Davis.