A tribunal in London has ruled that the United Kingdom's mass surveillance of cellphone and online communications violated human rights.
Alabama has become the 37th state to recognize same-sex marriage, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request that would have extended the state's ban Monday.
The United Arab Emirates, which briefly suspended its participation in Arab airstrikes against the self-declared Islamic State after a Jordanian pilot shot down over Syria was executed by extremists, says it will rejoin the effort.
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are expected to discuss Ukraine amid an apparent disagreement between the two allies on how best to help the former Soviet republic, which has been in a prolonged battle against pro-Russia separatists.
Repeated air strikes on the self-described Islamic State are "the beginning of our retaliation" for the extremist group's brutal killing of a captured pilot, Jordan's foreign minister says.
A United Nations committee that looks at the human rights of children around the world issued a startling report about how the Sunni extremist group that goes by Islamic State is treating children in Iraq.
The Associated Press says the felines were culled because they posed an environmental and health risk.
Authorities searching the wreckage of a Taiwanese plane Wednesday raised the death toll in the crash to 31, and say 12 people still are missing.
The United Nations' aviation organization is endorsing a new standard meant to keep air traffic authorities and airlines from losing track of a jetliner, such as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has outlined his vision of the Internet, saying his agency should use its authority "to implement and enforce open Internet protections."