General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.
It's among the most recognizable landmarks in the world but the iconic clock has been telling the wrong time.
Wall Street posted its sharpest rally of the year on Tuesday, as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks a day after the market's worst performance in four years on fears about China's economy.
orth and South Korea agreed early on Tuesday to end a military standoff that sparked an exchange of artillery fire and had ratcheted up tension on one of the world's most heavily-fortified borders.
U.S. stocks staged a dramatic recovery off their lows on Monday, helped by a turnaround in Apple's shares, but the three main indexes remain in or within spitting distance of correction territory.
French President Francois Hollande awarded the country's highest honor, the Legion d'honneur, to three U.S. citizens and a Briton who helped disarm a machine gun-toting suspected Islamist militant on a train.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued an ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts by Saturday afternoon or face military action.
U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his case for lawmakers to back the nuclear deal with Iran in a letter released by the White House, the latest step by the administration to gain support for a deal critical to the president's legacy.
The Russian President will "consider constructively" a request for a meeting with President Barack Obama at next month's U.N. General Assembly meeting.
Customs and Border Protection launched an ad campaign aimed at dissuading Central Americans from trying to enter the U.S illegally.
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Robert Menendez blasted the U.S.-led international nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, vowing…
Iran will remain closed to U.S. influence and continue to oppose U.S. policies in the Middle East after its nuclear deal with big powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says.
Trump, the frontrunner in a crowded Republican field, has made immigration a central plank of his campaign.
Washington's top diplomat came to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy.
A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said.
Huge explosions sparked at a warehouse for dangerous material in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin have killed at least seven people and injured hundreds, officials and state media outlets said Thursday.
The U.S. doesn't plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the American Embassy in Havana on Friday, illustrating a shift in U.S. policy from the island's opposition to its government.
If the U.S. walks away from the nuclear deal with Iran and demands that its allies comply with sanctions, a loss of confidence could threaten the dollar's position as the world's reserve currency.
Ministers from the 12 nations negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would stretch from Japan to Chile, fell short of a deal at talks last month on the Hawaiian island of Maui, despite early optimism.
Chinese hackers have been accessing the private emails of top U.S. national security and trade officials since April 2010, according to a new report.