Nineteen people were on board a commercial ship when it capsized Tuesday during a thunderstorm off the Louisiana coast. But this was no ordinary storm.
• Doctors close in on cause of blood clots potentially linked with vaccines • Trudeau warns Canada faces third wave • US made little progress in preventing more Covid-19 deaths, experts say
The funeral of Prince Philip, the late husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, will take place on Saturday at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
One of Cape Town's highest rated restaurants may close its doors after receiving just one reservation in 2021 so far.
Police in Portland, Oregon, said they used pepper spray and smoke canisters to break up a crowd that gathered on Friday as they investigated the fatal shooting of a suspect by police in Lents Park.
• Gunman was 19-year-old ex-FedEx staff
When the world goes back to normal, Shanan Cale's life won't change much.
In many parts of the Muslim world, the holy month of Ramadan began on Monday. For the second year in a row, practicing Muslims will observe the month during a pandemic -- a reality that will, again, disrupt age-old communal traditions for many.
Dasia Taylor didn't expect to become a nationally recognized scientist at 17 years old.
Authorities in Myanmar will release 23,184 prisoners from jails across the country on Saturday under a New Year amnesty, a Prisons Department spokesman said.
Prince Philip, the late husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, will be laid to rest Saturday in an intimate service attended by 30 people including members of the royal family.
A Miami woman has been charged for allegedly threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a criminal complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Trudeau warns Canada faces a serious third wave of Covid-19 cases as officials toughen lockdown measures
Canada is scrambling to deal with a punishing third wave of the pandemic as several provinces have broken records for new daily cases of Covid-19 and hospital and ICU admissions.
Before he became one of Hollywood's leading men, before the Oscar for best actor in 2014 and he went Interstellar on the silver screen, Matthew McConaughey was learning his craft and, in fact, preparing to shoot his very first scene.
The first typhoon of the season in the West Pacific is expected to come dangerously close to the Central Philippines this weekend.
Authorities have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings of two transgender women in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The evolution of China's Xinjiang narrative is closely tied to Beijing's increased confidence on the world stage, and its willingness to confront critics head on
China's Foreign Ministry this week issued the most forceful defense of its policies in Xinjiang to date, calling allegations of "genocide" in the region the "lie of the century."