The painting, which once sold for a mere $125, was only recently rediscovered. It was the last da Vinci left in private hands and fetched more than four times the Christie's pre-sale estimate of about $100 million
A special education teacher and one of her students were fatally shot by her estranged husband when he opened fire with a high-caliber revolver before killing himself in her classroom at a San Bernardino, California, elementary school, police said.
President Donald Trump pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping to do more to curb North Korea’s nuclear program
A truck plowed into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm on Friday, killing four people and wounding 15
The U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes ordered by President Donald Trump against a Syrian airbase controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's forces in response to a deadly chemical attack in a rebel-held area, a U.S. official said on Thursday.
Xi now has four years of experience leading China; Trump has two months leading the U.S.
The country has also conducted two nuclear weapons tests since January 2016
A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said.
A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 11 people and injured 45 was carried out by a suspected suicide bomber with ties to radical Islamists, Russia's Interfax news agency cited a law enforcement source as saying.
Malaysian authorities returned the body of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday
At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travelers
Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the East Vietnam Sea beginning in May, three sources said, in its biggest show of naval force in the region since World War Two
Why are state governments once again blocking Trump’s ban on visitors from several Muslim Middle East countries using federal courts?
South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months
A fire tore through a home for abused teenagers and children in Guatemala, killing at least 19 girls on Wednesday