The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi for their climate-related discoveries.
A case of measles was first reported out of For McCoy Army Base in Wisconsin last week.
The U.N. atomic agency says North Korea appears to have restarted the operation of its main nuclear reactor used to produce weapons fuels.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says as many as 1,500 Americans in Afghanistan may still await evacuation amid warnings of terror threats in Kabul.
The archaeological site at the birthplace of the modern Olympics in Greece was being threatened by one of the major forest fires burning in Greece.
In 2020, the world was sadder, angrier, more worried and more stressed than it has been in the past 15 years.
At least 92 people were killed and dozens injured in a fire that tore through the COVID-19 ward at a hospital in Iraq.
Researchers believe it’s the first documented case of its kind and, although rare, that similar dual COVID-19 infections are happening across the world.
Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated after a group of people attacked his private residence. First Lady Martine Moïse is hospitalized.
Wreckage from a plane in Russia carrying 28 people that went missing Tuesday was found near where it was supposed to land, officials said.
For the first time in 12 years, Israel has a new government and a new prime minister.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Thursday pushed for a quick parliament vote to formally end his 12-year rule in Israel.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday the U.S. will reopen its Consulate General in Jerusalem, aiming to restore ties with Palestinians that had been downgraded by the Trump administration.
The Health Ministry reported 4,529 deaths in the country on Wednesday, surpassing the previous record set on Jan. 12 in the United States when 4,475 people died.
Although the number of cases is beginning to decrease in the country that has been devastated as of late by COVID-19, deaths continue to rise and hospitals are still swamped by patients.
The Israeli military has unleashed another heavy wave of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, and says it has destroyed militant tunnels and the homes of nine Hamas commanders.
Ireland’s Health Service Executive said the move was a precaution to protect its IT systems after the ransomware attack, and appointments for coronavirus vaccinations were not affected.
Palestinians hurled from their beds by Israeli airstrikes this week faced an all-too-familiar question: Where should we go?
Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would be life-threatening.
A suspected poacher was killed by a herd of elephants in South Africa on Saturday, according to national park officials.