Hundreds of girls are missing after a large group of gunmen raided a school in northern Nigeria early Friday morning, residents say.
A woman who has reportedly been in a coma for nearly a month after contracting COVID-19 will reportedly be taken off life support after the Court of Protection in the United Kingdom ruled not doing so would just “prolong her death.”
Several children had only one way to escape a burning building: by jumping from a window four stories above the street.
Increasing force protection posture may last several days and is considered a routine precaution given current conditions on the ground.
An Iraqi militia official says a U.S. airstrike in Syria has killed one militiaman and wounded a number of others with a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi group.
Etna erupted for the sixth time in eight days on February 24, according to local media, with footage from the area showing lava fountains shooting 500 meters into the air.
The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were in retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.
Moderna says it has sent its new COVID-19 vaccine candidate designed specifically to combat the highly transmissible South Africa coronavirus variant to the National Institutes of Health for a Phase 1 clinical trial.
The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s choice to lead U.S. diplomacy at the United Nations on Tuesday.
The palace said Tuesday that the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II is responding to treatment for an infection but is not expected to leave the hospital for several days.
Buckingham Palace says 99-year-old Prince Philip has been admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell.
Djokovic used improved serving, along with his usual relentless returning and baseline excellence to grab 11 of 13 games in one stretch and beat Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 for a third consecutive Australian Open trophy.
World leaders welcomed the United States' official return to the Paris climate accord Friday, but politically trickier steps lie just ahead for President Joe Biden, including setting a tough national target in coming months for cutting damaging fossil fuel emissions.
Japan’s government says it has confirmed a new, more contagious COVID-19 strain days after the country began administering the Pfizer vaccine, the first approved for use in the country.
Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. So the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics and daily life, a new United Nations report says.
The Biden administration says it's ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.
For four days, the British woman and her four children gulped down their own urine, believing it would protect them from COVID-19, according to a report by the City of Westminster.
A woman has been named president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. Seiko Hashimoto had been serving as Olympic minister and replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori.
The Justice Department has charged three North Korean computer programmers in a broad range of global and destructive hacks, including targeting banks and a movie studio.
A 7-year-old boy died in Switzerland after a homemade igloo collapsed on him.