Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries
An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia
A lottery ticket sold in Tennessee had the winning numbers for a $421 million Powerball jackpot, one of the biggest on record, officials said after Saturday's draw
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader, died on Friday, his brother, President Raul Castro announced to the nation. He was 90.
At least 40 people have died after a platform under construction at a power plant's cooling tower in eastern China's Jiangxi province collapsed on Thursday
When massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan's northeastern coast more than five years ago, about 18,000 people perished, prompting authorities to revise warning systems and evacuation plans to try to save more lives
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump released a video on Monday laying out actions he will take on his first day in office on Jan. 20, including withdrawing the United States from a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal
A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011
A bus carrying elementary students home from school in Chattanooga, Tennessee, crashed on Monday afternoon, killing at least six children and sending nearly two dozen to a hospital with injuries
An Indian express train derailed early Sunday, killing over 100 people in one of the country's worst rail disasters in years, police said, as emergency workers searched the mangled wreckage for survivors
The World Health Organization on Friday declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency
A strong new earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck New Zealand's South Island on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, hours after a more powerful quake killed two people and damaged buildings along the east coast of the South Island
U.S. President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met on Thursday for the first time, setting aside the deep rancor that dominated the long campaign season to discuss the transition to the Republican's inauguration on Jan. 20.
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House
Voters and civil rights groups reported long lines, isolated cases of malfunctioning equipment and some harassment at polling places in Tuesday's U.S. presidential election but fears of widespread violence at the polls did not materialize
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton scored early victories on Tuesday in their bitter presidential race, with Trump winning as expected in conservative Kentucky and Indiana while Clinton captured Vermont