Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
The world's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 40 million.
Twelve-year-old Nathan wants to be a paleontologist when he grows up, and he's already made what experts are calling a "significant" dinosaur discovery.
French authorities say a suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown to intelligence services who posted a grisly claim of responsibility on social media minutes after the attack.
The biggest World War II bomb ever found in Poland exploded underwater Tuesday as navy divers attempted to defuse it.
Record daily COVID-19 infection figures in Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy and Poland are adding to fears that Europe is running out of chances to contain the pandemic.
Netflix has made a major change. The streaming juggernaut has ended its 30-day free trial in the US.
A woman who tied the knot for the second time after her husband with dementia forgot his first wedding has told how they even had the "honeymoon period" all over again.
The Portuguese soccer federation says Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus.
A recent study uncovered new information about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and how it behaves on surfaces, revealing that the virus can survive on surfaces for significantly longer than previously thought.
Americans Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson have won the Nobel Prize in economics for “improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”
Facebook says it is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.
From the very moment the pandemic reached America’s shores, the country was unprepared.
The World Food Program has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the globe.
Hurricane Delta has made landfall near Puerto Morelos along the northeastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing.
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky partnered with conservationists to help release the animals into their new homes.
President Donald Trump says people shouldn't fear the coronavirus, but public health experts note that 1 million worldwide deaths are among reasons to be concerned.
The 2020 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to Briton Roger Penrose, German Reinhard Genzel and American Andrea Ghez for discoveries relating to black holes.
Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn't be explained by the previously discovered hepatitis A and B viruses.