Coming off of two victories this weekend, Ukraine is calling for pro-Russian separatists to lay down their arms in Donetsk before taking part in peace talks. Rebels in the city are reportedly preparing to resist Ukraine's forces.
At least 50 people were shot in Chicago, 12 of them fatally, in a wave of violence over the long Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Ukrainian troops have retaken the key stronghold of Slovyansk from pro-Russian forces in a sign that Kiev may be regaining control over the country's east, months after insurgents swept through the region establishing a self-proclaimed independent republic.
People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones charged: under a new policy, the devices might not be allowed on the plane if they can't power up.
The annual July 1 march for greater autonomy in Hong Kong has brought a large turnout, as tens of thousands of demonstrators demand democratic elections.
The world, as you've no doubt noticed, has its problems. But some folks seem to be dealing with them pretty well, according to poll results released Wednesday.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he's open to reviewing the military's ban on transgender service members.
A new U.S. government report released Tuesday finds that climate change is already having a broad impact on both weather and the economy.
Trout River (and nearby Rocky Harbour) is at the center of a debate about what to do with its decaying, methane-filled beast, which some residents fear might explode.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan says that "targeted killings of civilians" based on ethnicity were carried out in the war-torn country after rebels last week seized the city of Bentiu.