COVID-19 pandemic expected to end this year 'as a public health emergency,' says World Health Organization
Optimism declared about declining deaths, though WHO falls short of declaring end of emergency now.
Drug cartel apologizes for killing Americans
Someone claiming to be the Mexican drug cartel allegedly responsible for the abduction of four Americans and the killing of two of them has condemned the violence and purportedly turned over its own members who were involved to authorities.
4 Americans shot at, kidnapped in northern Mexico: FBI
Four U.S. citizens have been kidnapped after gunmen opened fire on their vehicle in the northern Mexico border city of Matamoros, the FBI said.
Prolonged low tides in Venice see smaller canals dry up
Some of Venice's secondary canals have practically dried up due a prolonged spell of low tides linked to a lingering high-pressure weather system.
The Caribbean's most expensive home just went on the market for $200M – see inside
The Terraces estate is located on the small private island of Mustique, where Princess Margaret once built a villa and serves as a private hideaway for the rich and famous.
Dog vs shark: Standoff thrills tourists on Bahamas boat tour
Tourists in the Bahamas witnessed a rare standoff between a dog and a shark this week.
How to help earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria
A wide range of needs will require donations for months, or even years, after the rescue and recovery missions end.
Turkey-Syria earthquake: Girl pulled from rubble after 106 hours
A young girl was pulled from the rubble after 106 hours following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Syria and Turkey
US first responders rush Turkey to find earthquake survivors
Turkish authorities said the death toll had risen to more than 16100 in the country, with more than 64000 injured.
Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, killing more than 4,000
Rescuers in Turkey and war-ravaged Syria are searching through the frigid night, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble.
Girl dies in shark attack after trying to swim with dolphins
Witnesses described the boy as a hero, with one suggesting he was the girl's boyfriend.
Chinese balloon: Montana man describes 'surreal' experience capturing spectacle on camera
“I’m a little bit disturbed that the surveillance balloon — if that is, in fact, what it was — made it this far into our country and was hovering over my hometown” Chase Doak told LiveNOW from FOX.
Bobi, 30-year-old dog in Portugal, breaks record for world's oldest dog ever
A 30-year-old purebred Rafeiro do Alentejo has been declared the world’s oldest dog at 30 years and 266 days, Guinness World Records said.
Where in the world has it never snowed?
Believe it or not, a tropical island has seen snow more recently than an area of Antarctica.
Watch: Drone video captures the world’s largest hatching of baby turtles
Between mid-December and early January, millions of baby river turtles emerged from the sandy beaches of the Amazon’s Guaporé/Inténez River.
Record number of Cuban migrants rescued by Coast Guard this year
Many Cubans are fleeing the islands and as a result, the Coast Guard has reported a record number of rescues
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces resignation
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday saying it was 'clearly the will' of the Conservative Party that there should be a new leader. The move comes after days of defections that crippled the controversial leader and left him unable to govern.
One plug and done: EU to require common way to charge phones
European Union officials agreed Tuesday on new rules requiring a uniform charging cord for smartphones and other devices, a move that would make life easier for consumers fed up with rummaging through a tangle of cables for the right one.
Israeli police beat pallbearers at funeral for journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
The incident occurred as mourners carried the coffin of Abu Akleh, causing them to briefly drop the casket in a shocking start to the procession.
Holland America Line cruise ship to accommodate Ukrainian refugees
Evacuees aboard the Volendam will be provided three hot meals a day, rooms, housekeeping services and other amenities. The ship will be staffed with 650 crew members.