The US House of Representatives plans to bring legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade agreement back to the floor for debate on Thursday, giving lawmakers a chance to deal with it in a different format.
The World Health Organization says the spread of a mysterious virus from the Middle East to South Korea doesn't merit being declared a global emergency despite infecting more than 150 people in the biggest outbreak outside the Arabian peninsula.
A 21st-birthday party thrown by a group of visiting Irish college students turned tragic early Tuesday when the fifth-floor balcony they were crammed onto collapsed with a sharp crack. Six people were killed and seven seriously injured.
Real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump barged his way into the 2016 US presidential election on Tuesday in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Barack Obama's administration.
Jurassic World set a world box-office record over the weekend, with a large boost from China, where moviegoers spent more than $100 million to watch the latest installment in the dinosaur adventure series.
To scientists' relief and delight, the Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last fall has woken up and communicated with Earth after seven long months of silence, the European Space Agency announced Sunday.
The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in Baltic countries and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday.