Two American missionaries who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia have recovered and have been released from an Atlanta hospital.
A 31-year-old woman has been left with a scar on her face after her iPhone 5S heated up while she was having a conversation on the phone
The US has charged Israel with targeting members of a Palestinian family whose teenage son was kidnapped and killed in July along with two cousins, who are US citizens.
An Israeli air strike killed four Palestinians at a graveyard in Gaza City, with medics saying they were attending a funeral.
Small crowds staged largely peaceful protests over the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the calmest night since riots erupted.
21 August 2014, 11:01
Eight-year-old Malak is scared. With no end in sight to the six-week war between Israel and Hamas, she doesn't want to go back to school.
21 August 2014, 09:21
The armed wing of Hamas announced that three of its senior commanders were killed in a pre-dawn Israeli air strike in southern Gaza that medics said killed seven people.
21 August 2014, 08:07
Canadian drug kingpin and top New York marijuana supplier dubbed Pot Playboy gets 27 years.
21 August 2014, 07:05
China put on trial five members of a banned religious group for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death at a McDonald's after police say she refused to give them her telephone number.
20 August 2014, 22:03
Police say they have arrested 47 people during a night of protests in Ferguson, the Missouri town rocked by violence over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
20 August 2014, 20:00
A Russian performance artist has pledged to have sex with a different man every day for a year using hookup apps like Grindr.
20 August 2014, 18:01
An Indian woman had a skeleton of a baby removed in her abdomen area after it was inside of her for 38 years.
20 August 2014, 14:37
In Brazil, where nicknames are everything, voters can now opt for a congressional candidate who goes by the name Barack Obama.
20 August 2014, 13:34
An Israeli cabinet minister has justified an air strike on Gaza that killed the wife and child of Hamas military leader Mohammed Deif, saying that he was a legitimate target.
20 August 2014, 12:31
'Even the pope has a family': Francis recalls 3 loved ones killed in car crash in Argentina.
20 August 2014, 11:11
An Israeli air strike killed one Palestinian north of Gaza City, medics said, in a surge of violence that followed the collapse of a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
20 August 2014, 09:52
111-year-old Japanese retired educator who enjoys poetry recognized as the world's oldest man.
20 August 2014, 08:25
US officials say video shows beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.
20 August 2014, 07:00
Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza.
19 August 2014, 22:03
German health authorities took to hospital and quarantined a 30-year-old West African woman who showed symptoms consistent with the deadly Ebola disease.
19 August 2014, 20:01
Two men who arrived in Austria last week from Nigeria have been hospitalised on suspicion of carrying the Ebola disease, a regional Austrian governor said Tuesday.
19 August 2014, 18:00
The heads of Britain's largest companies earned 131 times as much as their average employee last year, a study said, exposing the growing pay gap between bosses and workers.
19 August 2014, 15:20
Chinese authorities have arrested "nearly a thousand" members of a banned religious group, the latest in a series of official moves against a group that China has outlawed as an illegal cult.
19 August 2014, 14:17
US military aircraft have carried out 35 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq over the past three days, destroying more than 90 targets, the Pentagon says.
19 August 2014, 13:10
Indonesian police say they have tested a US teen, detained after the discovery of her mother's battered body in a suitcase in Bali, to see if she is pregnant and are awaiting the result.