posted: 11/28/2015 11:50 a.m.
CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian set his third Christmas-themed world record in as many years Friday by illuminating a tree in downtown Canberra with 518,838 twinkling lights.
posted: 11/28/2015 4:09 a.m.
PARIS -- France paid homage Friday to the 130 killed during attacks two weeks ago in Paris, honoring each by name.
posted: 11/28/2015 3:58 a.m.
MOSCOW -- Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating dispute over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border.
updated: 11/28/2015 3:44 a.m.
Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.
updated: 11/28/2015 3:23 a.m.
BEIRUT -- A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian opposition groups said Friday.
updated: 11/28/2015 3:22 a.m.
PARIS -- Delegates to the two-week climate conference in Paris insist they won't let the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people distract them from the task at hand: crafting a deal to fight global warming.
posted: 11/28/2015 3:20 a.m.
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Pope Francis arrived Friday in Uganda on the second leg of his Africa pilgrimage, declaring Africa the "continent of hope."
updated: 11/28/2015 3:13 a.m.
ISIS offshoot: Hit Bangladesh mosque
posted: 11/27/2015 11:17 a.m.
MOSCOW — Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border.
posted: 11/27/2015 9:43 a.m.
PARIS — A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to "destroy the army of fanatics" who claimed so many young lives.
posted: 11/27/2015 5:45 a.m.
The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group.
updated: 11/27/2015 3:48 a.m.
Pope Francis warned Thursday that it would be "catastrophic" for world leaders to let special-interest groups get in the way of a global agreement to curb fossil-fuel emissions.
posted: 11/27/2015 3:42 a.m.
South Korea on Thursday ordered Volkswagen to recall more than 125,000 cars in the country, saying a government investigation had found that the German carmaker had illegally manipulated an emissions device in cars with older diesel engines.
updated: 11/27/2015 3:36 a.m.
Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied illegal alien children were caught crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.
posted: 11/27/2015 3:22 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE -- In a basement room filled with filing cabinets, physicist Daniel Kennefick got to know Albert Einstein.