French riot police descended on Place de la République in central Paris on Sunday, firing tear gas on climate change activists who rallied despite a government ban on an organized march.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Eighteen years ago, the discussion was far more about average temperatures, not the freakish extremes. Now, scientists and others realize it is in the more frequent extremes that people are truly experiencing climate change.
Brazilian Pedro Arruda had an unforgettable lodging experience over the weekend as the lucky winner of a Halloween contest sponsored by home-sharing company Airbnb. The prize? A sleepover in the bowels of Paris, inside the famous catacombs home to the…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that prospects for reconciling with the defiant North…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights across the strategic region.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Pressure on China over its claims to most of the strategic South China Sea went up a couple of notches this week.
By PBS NewsHour
Raging wildfires this season in Russia have turned the shores of Lake Baikal, the world's largest and deepest freshwater lake in Siberia, into an inferno. NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The Obama administration is announcing a $300 million program to drastically reduce HIV infections in girls and young woman in 10 sub-Saharan African nations hard hit by the virus.
By PBS NewsHour
This weekend, Japan gave the green light to its military to deploy troops abroad to help allies fight in the name of collective self-defense, removing a limitation on troops engaging only in self-defense were Japan to be attacked. Peter Landers,…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Thousands of women still search for the remains of their relatives 20 years after the genocide in Srebrenica, Europe's worst massacre since World War Two.
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