Hurricane Irwin lost force and was downgraded to a tropical storm Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean far west of Mexico, while Hurricane Hilary maintained a steady course out to sea wi...
Puerto Rico authorities say more than 20 people have been injured, three of them seriously, in a boat crash off the island's southwest coast.
Five Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as peatlands burn in Aceh and the risk of fires spreading elsewhere increases during the annual dry season.
Heavy rain in Germany has led to flooding in some areas, with people in one northern city piling sand bags in front of their homes to protect themselves against a swollen river.
The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): ___ 10:30 a.m.
A powerful earthquake sent a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on the Greek holiday island of Kos and struck panic on the nearby shores of Turkey early Friday, killing tw...
Conservationists in Zimbabwe say the son of a lion named Cecil, whose 2015 killing prompted an international outcry, has also been fatally shot during a hunt.
A Canadian man built steps for his community park, but the city is angry that the man went ahead and constructed them despite a $65,000 project the city agreed on to fix it.
An Ivory Coast village where monkeys are sacred has drawn the interest of primatologists who hope the approach can help protect animals elsewhere in West Africa.
At dawn in Xochimilco, home to Mexico City's famed floating gardens, farmers in muddied rain boots squat among rows of beets as a group of chefs arrive to sample sweet fennel and t...