A small plane bound for Australia crashed shortly after takeoff in Papua New Guinea last week – partially because it was weighed down by $80 million worth of cocaine stowed as cargo.
St. Bernards are known for helping to rescue distressed travelers in the mountains, but the tables were turned Sunday in northern England.
Staff at the Monarto Safari Park in South Australia welcomed the birth of a Southern White Rhinoceros calf on Wednesday, July 22.
Experts at the Memorial and Museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau were preserving shoes that belonged to a child who died at the World War II Nazi concentration camp when they made a heartbreaking discovery.
The search for a little boy who was led away from a market in southern Mexico led police to a horrifying discovery.
Italian coast guard divers worked throughout Sunday to free a sperm whale caught in fishing nets.
The Bahamas is closing its borders to travelers from the United States, beginning this Wednesday.
A woman narrowly missed serious injury when a motorist drove off with a petrol pump still attached to their car at Bridgewater, Tasmania, on July 19.
French officials launched an arson inquiry Saturday after a fire broke out in the famed Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul of the western French city of Nantes. The blaze destroyed the organ, shattered stained glass windows and sent black smoke spewing from between the cathedral towers.
A 15-year-old Mongolian boy has died after eating a large rodent that was infected with the bubonic plague.
Britain, the United States and Canada are accusing Russia of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine.
The widow of Philippe Monguillot said the assault "destroyed" her and their three daughters.
Whether to make masks mandatory isn't just a matter of debate in the United States, where infection rates are still climbing fast.
A trio of elephants on the move in India met an obstacle in the shape of a roadside barrier that was too tall for the smallest of them. Luckily, a helping trunk was soon at hand.
The Chinese embassy warned its citizens about an outbreak of pneumonia with a death rate higher than that of COVID-19. Kazakhstan dismissed the claim.
Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year's devastating fire.
The U.S. is the largest source of financial support to the WHO and its exit is expected to significantly weaken the organization.
When you catch an endangered animal, it’s only right to set it free.
A 55-year-old keeper at Zurich's zoo was killed by one of the park's Siberian tigers, officials in the Swiss city said Saturday.
A 20-year-old scuba diver died Saturday after being attacked by a shark off the coast of Australia’s Queensland state, authorities said.