Astronomers have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the universe. Scientists reported Thursday that the blast came from a super-massive black hole in a cluster of galaxies 390 million light-years away.
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was banned for eight years on Friday and will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because he broke anti-doping rules in a late-night incident in which a blood sample container was smashed with a...
An airstrike by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwestern Idlib region killed 33 Turkish soldiers, the local governor in Turkey's southeastern province of Hatay said early Friday, raising an earlier death toll.
A U.S. government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that some federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help Americans evacuated from China during the coronavirus outbreak.
Russia on Friday said it was sending two warships armed with cruise missiles to waters off the Syrian coast and blamed Ankara for the deaths of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria's Idlib region the previous day.
The Vatican is launching a task force of experts to help Catholic dioceses and religious orders develop guidelines to handle cases of sexual abuse by clergy and tend to survivors.
Bernie Sanders is the Democratic front-runner, but a win by former vice-president Joe Biden in Saturday’s South Carolina primary could give him a boost ahead of next week's decisive Super Tuesday contests.
Global insurers face a hefty bill if the coronavirus forces the cancellation of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with estimates of the cost of insuring the sporting showpiece running into the billions of dollars.
The director of the World Health Organization is urging countries to try and break the chain of transmission of the novel coronavirus, which has now infected more than 83,000 people.