A purported gem expert has been convicted of using sleight of hand to steal 4.2 million pounds ($5.7 million) worth of diamonds from a luxury jeweler in London’s tony Mayfair district.
A rare ancient artifact purchased by the Hobby Lobby arts and crafts chain for $1.6 million has been forfeited to the U.S., authorities said.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
U.S. star Simone Biles pulled out of the women's gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics after not being in the right headspace to compete.
An explosion at a complex of chemical companies in Leverkusen, Germany, killed at least one person. Another 31 were hurt and four are still missing.
The 2008 GO20 asteroid is between 318 and 720 feet tall and has drawn comparisons to the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramid of Giza.
A meteor lit up the Norwegian sky on Sunday, creating a magnificent early morning light show.
France passed a new law requiring health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as setting up a health pass for restaurants and other venues.
Most experts believe India’s official toll of more than 414,000 dead is a vast undercount, but the government has dismissed those concerns as exaggerated and misleading.
The costs of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have forced Mexican archaeologists to re-bury a unusual find that combined colonial and pre-Hispanic features.
The 2020 Toyko Olympics opening ceremony was held Friday in a largely empty Olympic Stadium. The Games have been delayed a year due to the pandemic.
Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday demanding the cancelation of the Games over the ongoing pandemic.
The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 1,359 daily coronavirus cases Friday amid public concern about surging infections in the capital as the Olympics begin.
An archer lost consciousness during a competition at the Tokyo Olympics in intense heat on Friday.
Alian Collazo came to Florida on a raft from Cuba at the age of eight. On Monday, he will voyage from Largo to Washington to exercise a right family still in Cuba don't have: The right to demonstrate. He will protest on behalf of the Cuban people.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city's open-door vaccination policy remains aimed at domestic, not international, tourists. But that hasn't stopped visitors from foreign countries from getting shots here.
The Danish military said Thursday it spotted an Iranian destroyer and a large support vessel sailing through the Baltic Sea, likely heading to Russia for a military parade in the coming days.
A senior Chinese health official said he was “taken aback" that the WHO plan includes further investigation of the COVID-19 lab leak theory.
In scenes reminiscent of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, supermarket shelves across England were looking a tad empty on Thursday.
Aman with the coronavirus took a flight disguised as his wife, carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test result.