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US Navy calls off search for three missing sailors two days after crash

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy has called off search and rescue efforts for three missing sailors who were on board a C-2A “Greyhound” transport aircraft two days after it crashed into the Ph... Read More

Parasites, infections in North Korean soldier who defected reveal country's conditions

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Hospital records from a young North Korean soldier who defected earlier this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country.

The soldier had both parasitic infections and a dangerous hepatit... Read More

North Korean soldier who defected to the South loves watching music videos and movies, doctor says

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- The North Korean soldier who was captured on video defecting to the South is enjoying watching South Korean music videos and the American movie "Transformers 3," his doctor says.

The 24-year-old defector, identified onl... Read More

Tillerson declares violence in Myanmar is ethnic cleansing

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described the violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state as ethnic cleansing for the first time on Wednesday.
 
Tillerson did not use the term during his br... Read More

Eight rescued from US Navy aircraft that crashed into sea near Japan

(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Navy aircraft with 11 passengers and crew crashed into the Philippine Sea on Wednesday on its return to the USS Ronald Reagan, according to the Navy's 7th Fleet. Eight of the 11 have been rescued and are in good condition, the Na... Read More

Video shows mad dash as North Korean defector shot at least five times, escapes

(NEW YORK) -- The United Nations Command in control of the border between the two Koreas released dramatic video footage on Tuesday of what happened when a North Korean solider defected to the South earlier this month.

The video shows the ... Read More

Missing Argentine submarine may run out of oxygen soon, navy says

(BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) -- The search for a missing Argentine submarine is entering the "critical" stage, the country's navy said Tuesday.

The ARA San Juan, which is carrying 44 crew members on board, was last heard from last Wednesday. Sear... Read More

Moped gangs terrorize London in about 50,000 crimes per year, police say

(LONDON) -- Mobile gangs using mostly stolen mopeds and scooters have been terrorizing London, committing robberies and attacks on people walking along city streets, police say.

London’s Metropolitan police say that up to 50,000 crim... Read More

Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle spotted in London

(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle has arrived in London to spend time with Prince Harry after finishing shooting on her television show "Suits."

The actress, 36, was spotted shopping in London’s Chelsea neighborhood on Tuesday.

Ma... Read More

58 men cram onto motorcycle in India to break world record

The Indian Army said this week that 58 of its personnel had crammed onto a single, moving motorcycle in an attempt to break the world record.

The stunt took place in the suburb of Bangalore, India, and the men were dressed in the colors of the... Read More

Germany's political coalition crisis stokes fears the far right could rise

(BERLIN) -- Months after being hailed by media as the new leader of the free world, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing the greatest political crisis of her 12 years in office. The breakdown of coalition talks leaves the country in a state of u... Read More