Ambassadors to the Vatican were informed recently that Christmas would be essentially a virtual affair for the diplomatic corps this year.
A hit-and-run driver who fled the country three years ago after allegedly striking and killing a pedestrian in Whittier was arrested Thursday morning after being extradited to the U.S., authorities said.
An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, authorities said.
PETA accuses a coconut milk supplier in Thailand of using chained monkeys to pick coconuts.
President Emmanuel Macron has ordered France into a new month-long, nationwide lockdown. Schools and some workplaces will stay open.
Russia currently has the world’s fourth-largest coronavirus caseload.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the global COVID-19 pandemic "really sucks."
A recent study released in JAMA revealed that, when compared to other countries with larger populations, the U.S. is seeing higher COVID-19 mortality rates, as well as deaths caused by other ailments, than any other country.
Lee Kun-Hee, who transformed Samsung Electronics from a small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died.
Soldiers and police in Mexico have seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled investigators.
For the third time this month, Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to implement and abide by a ceasefire, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Thousands of Iraqi protesters have taken to the streets to mark one year since mass anti-government demonstrations swept Baghdad and Iraq’s south.
Italy’s leader has imposed at least a month of new restrictions to fight rising coronavirus infections, shutting down gyms, pools and movie theaters and putting an early curfew on cafes and restaurants.
An Australian woman captured a timelapse video of a huntsman spider molting its outer skin and it’s both creepy and fascinating.
Spain’s 19 regional leaders will have authority to set different hours for the curfew as long as they are stricter, close regional borders to travel and limit gatherings to six people who don’t live together, the prime minister said.
It's another historic moment for Archbishop Gregory, who moved to Washington last year.
Confirmed coronavirus infections are continuing to soar in many parts of the U.S. and Europe. So has anger over the restrictions governments put in place to try to stem the tide and avoid overwhelming hospitals.
Colombia reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a week.
Afghanistan’s interior ministry says a suicide attack outside an educational center in the capital, Kabul, has killed at least 18 people and wounded 57 others, including schoolchildren.
WHO Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the Northern Hemisphere faces a critical moment in the battle against the novel coronavirus amid rising infections and a death count with no apparent end in sight.