Six more clandestine graves have been found in Mexico near the town where 43 students allegedly were abducted by local police working for a drug gang.
Hong Kong's police department says it is investigating reports of excessive use of force against pro-democracy demonstrators today following some of the most intense clashes since the protests ramped up last month.
Amid rain showers and a tornado watch, police in Ferguson, Mo., made dozens of arrests Monday afternoon and into the evening of people who had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was killed by a white police officer in August.
The besieged city of Kobani, Syria, has seen an increase in air strikes and fighting, with Kurdish fighters in the area saying they've stopped the extremist group ISIS from advancing.
Responding to a call to gather in St. Louis for a weekend event called Ferguson October, more than 1,000 people are hitting the city's streets to protest the recent killing of young black men by police.
Stephen Hawking will bring his iconic synthesized voice to Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, set for release in November.
A novel legal case exploring the personhood of chimps got its day at an appellate level court Wednesday.
Liquid detergent pods can cause eye injuries in children after they squeeze or bite the brightly colored pouches, a study finds.
If you missed the total eclipse of the moon in April, you might have another chance: Wednesday morning is the second of four lunar eclipses this year and next.
Freelance journalist Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center today, becoming the second patient with the deadly disease to be treated there.