Ukrainian and Red Cross officials are inspecting the contents of the 200-plus truck convoy, which Kiev fears could be carrying supplies or troops to bolster rebels.
Bob Keesee kept tinkering until he got his homemade rain-catching systems right. Now they collect precious water for Haiti's rural poor.
A commercial pilot's artificial arm became detached while he was landing an aircraft with 47 passengers on board. But the pilot reached over with his other arm to take the control yoke and landed.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will walk away from his post so his successor, Haider al-Abadi, can begin work on forming a new government.
Members of Iraq's Yazidi minority and other groups have flooded into Iraqi Kurdistan for safety. But their needs are vast, and the region is coming under strain.
Afghanistan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani is spending nearly $150,000 a month on lobbying in DC amid a stuttering election audit.
Russia says its 200-truck convoy is filled with humanitarian aid. But the mystery surrounding it has shaken Kiev and sharpened tensions over President Putin's intentions.
Unionists in Northern Ireland are worried that a 'yes' result in next month's independence referendum in Scotland could eventually lead to a reunification of Ireland.
Paris and London have agreed to coordinate their actions on both humanitarian aid and arms, the office of President Francois Hollande said.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said FIFA's sanctions against Luis Suarez are 'generally proportionate to the offence committed.'
North Korea test-fired an unknown kind of rocket on Thursday off its eastern coast, both before and after the Pontiff made his first public remarks on the Korean peninsula.
The new truce is to last through Monday. Talks in Cairo on ending the conflict in Gaza mark the first time Israel and Hamas have negotiated, albeit indirectly, on something other than prisoner exchanges.
The protesters are planning to gather in the nation's capital, seeking the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over allegations of vote fraud.
Doctors Without Borders defended their decision to not give a Sierra Leone physician an experimental Ebola drug. On Wednesday another top Sierra Leone doctor died of the disease.
Former governor and presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in an airplane crash in Santos, Brazil today. His death makes a runoff more likely for incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
Ice bucket challenges and similar social media-powered stunts are raising awareness and money for charitable causes.
Mathematics has long had a pervasive gender imbalance, but Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani's win may show a shifting balance.
Eduardo Campos' private jet crashed in bad weather today as it prepared to land. He was polling in third place for the Oct. 5 presidential election.
Greece tomb unearthed: Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who visited the tightly-guarded site Tuesday, said the discovery 'is clearly extremely important' and dates between 325-300 B.C.
The trial of Leopoldo López is set to kick off again today after multiple delays. The government jailed him nearly six months ago, which had some unexpected benefits.