Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media.
Clashes erupted Wednesday as security forces sealed off a sprawling seaside slum in the Liberian capital in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict.
Pope Francis was ?deeply saddened? to learn of the deaths of three relatives in a car crash Tuesday on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican said.
The Obama administration said Monday that it has finished destroying the lethal chemical agents that were removed from Syria after President Bashar Assad's forces were accused of using poison gas against civilians a year ago this week.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are accelerating human clinical trials for what scientists hope is a promising new vaccine to combat the deadly Ebola virus.
The men who play baseball are fans of the sport too. The MLB Network is the default setting for every clubhouse television. When veterans hear about The Next Big Thing, well, they would rather not take the word of a talking head. They prefer to see with their own eyes and decide for themselves, thank you very much. When the Dodgers played in Detroit last week, Torii Hunter got his first look at Yasiel Puig. "Watch him on TV, and you see he's good," Hunter said. "You see him in person, and now you see everything. "You're like, 'Wow! That guy's got some talent.' Seeing him live, I can see it." Hunter saw it up close, uncomfortably...