At the time of his death, Maj. Brent Taylor was part of a 3-year-old multinational program to train Afghan troops, police forces and security units in the ongoing struggle against the Taliban.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Syracuse man accused of spying for China said an FBI informant initiated the talk of stealing defense secrets, federal prosecutors said in a court document Wednesday.
MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 82 people and shaking neighboring Bali, one week after another quake on Lombok killed more than a dozen.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — For months, a Honduran couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept in U.S. government custody. That's where he took his first steps and spoke his first words.
MOSCOW (AP) — For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.
BEIJING (AP) — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in an escalating trade dispute that threatens to chill global economic growth.
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced diver and rivet…
BEIJING (AP) — In his trade war with China, President Donald Trump wields one seeming advantage: The United States could ultimately slap tariffs on more than $500 billion in imported Chinese goods. Beijing has much less to tax: It imported just $130 billion in U.S. goods last year.
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach. The head of the operation said it was going "b…
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement by the North.
Japan scrapped the design of the Olympic stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Games because of soaring costs and said it will reopen bidding for a new plan, in a stunning reversal that leaves the 2019 Rugby World Cup without a main venue.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the most wanted of Mexico's drug lords, breezed through the mile-long (1.5 kilometre) tunnel dug just for him on a specially modified motorcycle or one of the two carts it pushed on two steel rails.
At the start of high level U.S.-China talks in Washington Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. and China will have intense disagreements but the world is depending on the two powers being able to work together.
Work has begun in Paris to remove thousands of locks fixed to the side of the famed Pont des Arts bridge. The city says the locks, usually hung by couples to express eternal love, are causing long-term damage to Paris heritage sites.
Michelle Obama did not wear a veil or head covering as she stood by the President’s side in Saudi Arabia paying respects after King Abdullah’s death.
Commercial skydiving company “Skydive Taupo” is grateful for its crew today as 13 passengers survived an aircraft engine malfunction that stalled a plane mid-air on Wednesday.
The city of Orleans, France, and Louisiana’s New Orleans are both gearing up to celebrate the birth of Joan of Arc.
Virgin Atlantic flight VS43 experienced landing gear issues today and made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport outside London.
The Australian government has long been criticized for its treatment of asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea and now the detained asylum seekers are begging Barack Obama to get them out.
The lead singer of the band, U2 recently survived a huge plane scare -- the door of the luggage compartment flew off in midair -- while flying from Dublin to Berlin.
Since the December 16, 2012 rape and murder of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh Pandey in India, local women have started to take the matter into their own hands.
MEXICO CITY — Thousands of people marched in Mexico’s capital on Tuesday protesting corruption in the state of Guerrero after more mass graves are discovered.
UNITED KINGDOM - A British supermarket chain is under fire for 'Halloween Cheerleader' and 'Halloween American Footballer' costumes which are designed to look bullet-ridden and splattered with blood.
MADRID - A 12-year old rescue dog named Excalibur was put down Wednesday because his owner María Teresa Romero Ramos is infected with Ebola.
A mass grave with multiple burial pits was discovered Saturday on the outskirts of Mexican city Iguala.
Any world traveler would agree that it’s hard to find a city in the world that doesn’t have children living on the streets.
HONG KONG — Thousands of young pro-democracy protesters gathered in the financial district of Hong Kong Sunday in what is reported to be an “illegal” demonstration.
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Drag queens all over the world have been up in arms since Facebook began deleting the profiles of all self-described drag queens.
Urban Outfitters were criticized Monday for a ’fashion’ item on their website - A Kent State University sweatshirt that appears to be splattered with blood.
The British royal family announced Monday that royal baby number 2 is on the way.
It’s been quite a week for the gay-marriage debate with conservative judges in Chicago and Louisiana reaching polar opposite outcomes.
An Australian sheep thought to be the world's woolliest was finally shorn on Thursday but the weight of his fleece fell just short of the record.
International clothing company Zara was called out through social media Wednesday after the release of a new children’s shirt. The shirt, white with navy blue stripes and a “sheriffs badge” eerily resembles uniforms worn in Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust.