Williams' momentum in the tournament saw her not giving up a single set in a quest to take the last big title of 2014
The Syrian civil war has sparked "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era." That's according to António Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has announced new guidelines for how the league will handle incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault.
An Israeli attack on a house has killed three military commanders in Gaza, Hamas says, including one of the group's most senior leaders. Thursday's strike follows an Israeli attack on the top Hamas military leader earlier this week.
Fans of Saturday Night Live, and the original versions of The Price is Right and Jeopardy recognize Don Pardo's voice immediately.
Citing health concerns, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he'll leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has lived in diplomatic asylum for more than two years.
The official count of Ebola cases and deaths may "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak," the World Health Organization posted on its website.
Ferguson, Mo., saw more protests last night – but instead of meeting demonstrators with tear gas and armored vehicles, police walked with them, and posed for photos.
Actress Lauren Bacall, who paired with spouse Humphrey Bogart in films including The Big Sleep and Key Largo, hasdied at the age of 89, according to her family's estate.
Citing the persecution of religious minorities in Iraq, France says it will deliver weapons to Kurds fighting the extremists of the Islamic State.