Explosion at the University of Lyon in France leaves 3 students injured

(LONDON) -- A science building under construction at the University of Lyon in France caught on fire after three gas cylinders on the roof of the building exploded.

Three students were slig... Read More

American killed in Nairobi terror attack wanted 'to help people,' his parents say

(HOUSTON) -- The American who was killed in Tuesday's terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya, was a loving son, brother and uncle who had traveled around the globe, helping entrepreneurs in developing countries grow their businesses, according to those who ... Read More

Prison rights monitors briefly see detained American Paul Whelan in Russian prison, say he seems 'healthy' and 'fine'

(MOSCOW) -- Two Russian prisoner rights monitors who attempted to visit Paul Whelan, the American arrested as a spy in Russia, said they were only able to see him for a few seconds, but told ABC News that the former U.S. Marine appeared well and in g... Read More

Four Americans killed, three injured in bomb blast in northern Syria

(WASHINGTON) -- Four Americans, including two service members, one Department of Defense civilian, and one contractor, were killed in a bomb blast in Syria, the U.S. military confirmed Wednesday, in the deadliest attack on the U.S. military since Ame... Read More

Theresa May survives crucial no-confidence vote amid Brexit uncertainty

(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly survived a no-confidence vote just one day after suffering a historic defeat in Parliament over her Brexit deal.

The vote was scheduled by the leader of the opposition Labour Part... Read More

Pregnant Meghan Markle had the perfect response to a woman who called her a 'fat lady'

(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle, who is due to give birth in April, showed all the graciousness of a royal when she expertly responded to a comment about her growing body.

“I’ll take it,” Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, said Wed... Read More

Poaching likely created a generation of tuskless elephants, scientists say

(ROME) -- The elephant herds in Gorongosa National Park, in central Mozambique, are survivors.

Despite massive poaching operations that decimated more than 90 percent of the elephant population in the park during the Mozambique Civil War 3... Read More

Rescuers find hair of toddler who fell into a well, giving hope of finding him

(LONDON) -- DNA of a toddler who fell down a well outside the southern Spanish city of Malaga has been found, giving rescue teams hope they are now closer to finding him.

Two-year-old Julen Rosello fell down the borehole, which is more tha... Read More

Theresa May faces no-confidence vote after defeat on Brexit deal

(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote in her government Wednesday after suffering a historic defeat in Parliament over her flagship Brexit deal.

The vote was tabled by the leader of the opposition La... Read More

Chinese military modernization efforts highlight risk to Taiwan, intel report finds

(WASHINGTON) -- A newly released U.S. intelligence report on China's military power finds that Beijing's efforts to modernize its military during the past two decades have been driven by its long-running dispute with Taiwan, the island-nation it cons... Read More

Boy, 16, dies after falling from balcony of Royal Caribbean cruise ship

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- A teenage boy died after falling from an eighth floor balcony of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Haiti last week.

The 16-year-old was trying to enter his room on Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas crui... Read More