Bob Shipley had been volunteering as a mentor in an adult literacy program, but he wanted to do more to encourage reading. The Albuquerque Journal helped him out.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Dresden to mark the 26th anniversary of reunification drew protests from far-right nationalists who oppose her policy of welcoming refugees.
Pound falls against dollar: British Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to trigger the Brexit process by March 2017. Global stock markets show an unstable pound sterling in the face of economic uncertainty.
Taliban fighters launched a coordinated assault on Kunduz overnight, approaching the city from four sides and entering the city.
In the first installment in an occasional series about ethical hackers, Passcode profiles one of India's most successful freelance cybersecurity researchers known for finding – and helping fix – serious flaws in Facebook.
Donning black and taking to Poland's streets, women boycotted their jobs and classes Monday to protest a proposal for a total ban on abortion.
Considered one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history, hurricane Matthew could trigger devastating floods in Haiti, Cuba, and Jamaica, authorities warn.
The tough-on-crime head-of-state had vowed to kill as many drug addicts as the Nazis killed Jews during World War II.
An air campaign and ground offensive has also damaged hospitals, aid groups say, with Aleppo's health system "on the verge of total collapse," according to a U.N. official.
Initiating its exit from the European Union will trigger a mandatory two years of negotiations with the European Union. The future of EU citizens living and working in Britain is expected to be a sticking point.
The Category 4 storm is expected to make landfall in Haiti on Monday. Evacuations are underway in the country, as well as nearby Cuba and Jamaica. Florida is also preparing for the storm.
Workers have built walls in front of many of the small, migrant-owned shops that dot Beijing's traditional hutong alleyways. Beijing is working to rein in urban growth, but critics say policies largely target the migrants who helped build Beijing.