Rescue workers just feet away from child trapped in Mexico City school collapse

(MEXICO CITY) -- Rescuers continue to frantically dig through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City two days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, killing hundreds.

One rescuer, who was caked with dust from a pile of cinderblo... Read More

Two more arrested in connection with London subway terror attack

(LONDON) -- London Metropolitan police arrested two more men early Wednesday in connection with last week's bombing of a subway car in Parsons Green.

Police said they arrested two men, ages 48 and 30, in Newport, Wales, just after 5 a.m. l... Read More

Germany's right-wing AfD Party poised for major gains on election day

(NEW YORK) -- A little over a year ago, few people gave Germany's controversial, right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) Party any chance of making a dent in German national elections. In recent months, the party suffered through several em... Read More

Maria 'potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in a century': Governor

(NEW YORK) -- As residents of Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Maria -- which slammed into the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm Monday night -- Puerto Rico's governor is calling the storm "the biggest and potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit ... Read More

The German election: Here's what you need to know

(NEW YORK) -- Germans head to the polls Sunday for national elections that could prove to be the country’s most consequential political contests in decades.

While Chancellor Angela Merkel looks likely to win a fourth term, several smalle... Read More

Along North Korea's border with China, an uneasy alliance and a fear of war

(NEW YORK) -- It was almost 65 years ago when North Korea and the United States agreed to a cease-fire. The guns stopped firing, and the planes stopped dropping bombs, but the war did not officially end. It was settled with an agreement, an armistice... Read More

Russian 'Alligator' helicopter accidentally shot at bystanders during war games

(MOSCOW) -- Video has emerged of a Russian attack helicopter seeming to fire on a group of bystanders during the major military exercises Russia has been holding over the past week.

Two videos of the incident show a man standing by some ca... Read More

Myanmar's leader Suu Kyi does not address Rohingya accusations in 1st speech since violence

(NEW YORK) -- Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, said Tuesday that those who violate human rights in the country will be punished, but she did not publicly criticize Myanmar’s military, which has ... Read More

Neighbors fret as Putin, Russia kick off war games on border with Europe

(MOSCOW) -- Russia put on a display of heavy firepower for president Vladimir Putin and foreign media gathered Monday to watch military exercises that are believed to be some of the largest held since the end of the Cold War.

Putin watched... Read More

Boston College students attacked with acid in France offer forgiveness to suspect

(MARSEILLE, France) -- One day after four Boston College students were attacked with acid in Marseille, France, the college students are doing well and have offered forgiveness to their alleged attacker, according to police and the university.

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Thousands of air passengers stranded in New Zealand after fuel pipeline bursts

(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Thousands of air passengers are stranded in New Zealand after a burst oil pipeline caused a jet fuel shortage, leading to dozens of flight cancellations.

The pipeline, which is Auckland Airport's only supplier of... Read More

Evidence leads investigators unraveling London subway plot to foster home

(LONDON) -- Police in London are focused on a very unlikely location for a suspected bomb factory in the London suburb of Sunbury-on-Thames in connection with the subway attack that sent at least 30 people to the hospital on Friday morning.

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Mediator who brokered Boko Haram deal to release Chibok girls is UNHCR's 2017 Nansen Refugee Award winner

(NEW YORK) -- Zannah Mustapha, the Nigerian mediator who brokered a deal for the release of dozens of Chibok schoolgirls captured by Boko Haram, has been named this year's winner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nansen Ref... Read More

UK terror threat lowered after second man arrested in London Underground attack

(LONDON) -- Britain's terrorist threat level has been lowered from "critical" to "severe" after police arrested a second man in connection with Friday's terror attack on a London Underground subway car and authorities there cited progress in the inve... Read More