Officials in London are trying to determine if a stencilled mural that appeared at a base camp for climate protests was created by the street artist Banksy.
Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial, postponed until September, is now poised to end two years after a wave of women's allegations against him sparked the #MeToo movement.
More than 1000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined on campus or sent home in one of the most sweeping efforts yet by public health authorities to contain the spread of measles in the US.
Catholic leaders have cancelled Sunday Masses indefinitely across Sri Lanka and officials urged Muslims to stay home for Friday prayers in an extraordinary call by the clergy to curtail worship due to fear of more attacks.
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.
A polar bear found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of kilometres away from its usual habitat, has been flown back home.
A 24-year-old Wisconsin man has claimed a $1.16 billion lottery prize, saying he "pretty much felt lucky" the day he bought his tickets.
It's a thin line where the patina of age on Europe's countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved ones, all is assumed to be fine, until suddenly it's not.
Police in Sri Lanka say an investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide attacks before the violence.
A California couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children have been sentenced to life in prison.
North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike...
Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the...
Bells of cathedrals across France have rung in a moving tribute to Notre Dame as firefighters and experts continued to keep the beloved but weakened Paris landmark under close surveillance.
A bus carrying German tourists has crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities have confirmed.
A global army of experts and craftspeople can be called on for the long, complex process of restoring Paris landmark Notre Dame.
US authorities are looking for a woman suspected of making threats against Columbine High School, just days before the 20th anniversary of a mass shooting that killed 13 people.
US President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal to send migrants to "sanctuary cities," but that is not the preferred solution to fix the straining immigration system, the...