The French government has come under fire for lax security in the wake of a terrorist attack on the French city of Nice.
Critics say the firing of tens of thousands of employees is only the latest, most drastic step in a longer campaign against dissent.
Economic and political crises have brought food shortages to the South American country, and McDonald's is feeling the impact.
The South Koreans have agreed to deploy an anti-missile system in partnership with the United States, but to China, THAAD is about more than just a shield against North Korean attack.
The civilian death toll in two days of US-led airstrikes in Syria could be in the hundreds, say watchdog groups.
Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Canales tries to prevent the deaths of migrants passing through the sandy, scorching terrain of South Texas. He also works with families abroad who are searching for their loved ones.
Turkey has established a three-month state of emergency that allows the president and his cabinet to bypass the country's parliament, part of a harsh crackdown following an attempted coup.
Brazil issued 12 arrest warrants Thursday for people they believe have had contact with Islamic State. It's getting advice on how to prevent attacks from countries with more experience in dealing with terrorism.
It may not be possible without eliciting moans and eye rolls. But the digital privacy talk is essential in an era when technology is so intimately intertwined with childhood.
Joshua Wong, a student leader in Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement, was convicted for a protest that helped inspire the largest anti-Beijing demonstration in years.
Russia lost an appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track-and-field athletes. The team is under official scrutiny after the Russian sports ministry was caught orchestrating doping among athletes.
The United States has accepted an invitation from New Zealand to attend a naval celebration in November, more than 30 years after the country blocked a US ship from docking.
Wood chip bioreactors are simple trenches that can be constructed on farms to clean the water that flows out of tile drains. Although the bioreactors are already a proven practice, more work remains to be done.