U.S. Navy veteran Michael White arrived back in the U.S. early Friday after his release from Iran following nearly two years of detention.
The number of babies born in Japan totaled 865,234 in 2019, down 53,166 from the previous year and marking the lowest level on record, government data showed Friday.
Wildlife officials in India are searching for the person responsible for killing a pregnant wild elephant by feeding her a pineapple filled with explosives.
Hospital del Mar in Barcelona said the beach trips are part of a program to humanize intensive care units.
White’s release was part of an agreement involving an Iranian-American doctor prosecuted by the Justice Department and followed months of quiet negotiations over prisoners. The two countries are at bitter odds over U.S. penalties imposed after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the 2015 nuclear deal and over the killing by American forces of a top Iranian general in Iraq at the beginning of this year.
An ancient Maori war dance was performed by New Zealand demonstrators to honor Black Lives Matter.
Wuhan identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms.
The Transportation Department says China is violating an air-travel agreement between the two countries.
George Floyd's death sparked protests across the United States and the world.
Pope Francis resumed Sunday Blessing from his window looking out to Saint Peter's Square on Sunday.
Nations around the world have watched in horror at the five days of civil unrest in the United States following the death of a black man being detained by police.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 6 million around the world.
Trump said the WHO failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has “total control” over the global organization.
Two lions mauled and critically injured a zookeeper inside their enclosure Friday at a closed Australian zoo.
If SpaceX and NASA are going to make history with a launch from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, they’re going to have to beat the odds. Meteorologists still say there is only a 50-percent chance of acceptable weather for the second Demo-2 launch attempt.
The World Health Organization is recommending healthy people, including those who don't exhibit COVID-19 symptoms, only wear masks when taking care of someone infected with the contagion.
The two matches set for Wednesday, June 17, are both make-up games from previous rounds. The full 30th round of games are set to be contested the following weekend.
Israel's national cyber chief Thursday officially acknowledged the country had thwarted a major cyber attack last month against its water systems, an assault widely attributed to arch-enemy Iran, calling it a “synchronized and organized attack” aimed at disrupting key national infrastructure.
New Zealand no longer has any coronavirus patients being treated in hospitals, the latest positive milestone in its battle against the infectious disease.
The 12-year-old said he had recently watched a video on how to behave if you run into a bear.