The head of the World Health Organization is warning about an 'alarming' plague outbreak in Madagascar that could worsen, particularly as fleas that transmit the disease to humans have developed immunity to insecticide.
Greece's Syriza party gained the key backing needed to form a government Monday, creating a surprise alliance with a small right-wing party that signals possible confrontation over the country's bailout.
The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while U.S. President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat.
When seven-year-old Quinn Callandar opened a lemonade stand in Pitt Meadows, B.C., last summer to raise money for his best friend’s surgery, he didn’t know his selfless act of love would also help a stranger in need.
A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting the stage for a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.
A Canadian man pleaded not guilty Saturday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided other long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.
Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a country that is home to what Washington describes as al Qaeda's most dangerous offshoot.
In just 24 hours, a New York photographer and his community raised more than $350,000 to show inner-city children a future beyond their neighbourhood. Now, they are working to fund a summer program to keep students “"safe and productive" while school isn't in session.
Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes have started what they hope will be the final phase of their nine-month quest to solve the mystery of where the great Spanish writer was laid to rest.