Fifty-three Russian athletes, banned from Rio 2016 for doping offenses, took part in an alternative competition -- the Stars 2016.
The Olympics may take center stage in Brazil over the next month or so, but if you're traveling here, it's worth taking time away from the bars, stadiums and TV screens to enjoy some of the country's most beautiful assets.
Twenty-three years ago, I was a newly hired White House photographer, working for Vice President Al Gore, attending a staff welcome party held by first lady Hillary Clinton. She announced at the event that she was changing the rules. Women would be allowed to wear pants.
Melania Trump announced Thursday that she took down her website, acknowledging that it contained inaccuracies.
A suspect in the death of an Ohio college student had a hidden room on his property with restraints, a freezer containing blood and evidence of additional potential victims, search warrants show.
Pope Francis arrived on Friday at Auschwitz, the notorious former German Nazi concentration camp in Poland, in a historic visit to pay tribute to the more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, who lost their lives there during World War II.
Police in Scotland have arrested 77 people after more than 500 children were identified as potential victims of online sexual abuse.
A suspect is in custody in connection with a police shooting early Friday in San Diego, California, according to a tweet by the Police Department.
One of the big themes of the concluding session of the Democratic convention Thursday was that Hillary Clinton would be a strong and effective commander in chief, while Donald Trump would most decidedly not be.
Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the Democratic convention this week, said Thursday he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin."
The father of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in the Iraq War delivered a passionate appeal at the Democratic National Convention for voters to support Hillary Clinton, accusing Republican Donald Trump of sacrificing "nothing" and "smearing the character" of religious minorities like his family.
Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday.
The Navy has sent congressional notification that it intends to name a new oiler ship Harvey Milk, a US Navy official confirmed Friday to CNN.
Indonesia is set to execute more drug convicts this week, according to the country's Attorney General.
A seven-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.
Private Umut Tuna just finished basic training. The 20-year-old soldier was beginning his 12-month compulsory service in the Turkish Military.
A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children has been bombed in the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, the humanitarian organization said Friday on its Twitter account.
"The last time I saw him, he was broken."
Air Ink, a brand new concept by India-based Graviky Labs, uses polluted air to create paint and ink.
"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.
Few in the fashion industry have managed to achieve the coveted balance of creativity and commerce as expertly as Anya Hindmarch.
Scientists have discovered what's being described as the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.
The Great Wall is disappearing, brick by brick, and Chinese authorities have had enough.
He has suffered a below-par season -- and Rory McIlroy's recent woes showed no sign of abating at the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club.
The whistleblowers whose evidence was key to revealing the extent of Russian state-backed doping have slammed the International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban the entire team, saying it is sends a signal to the sporting superpower can simply carry on as before.
The Technical Rescue Team with Colorado South Metro Fire Rescue is all too familiar with saving people in unusual situations.
A group of video game developers have created online comics and mobile games inspired by African folklore.
The Big Island of Hawaii is getting a little bigger as lava from the Kilauea Volcano flows into the Pacific Ocean.
Maria Katasonova is Russian, not American.
Thirteen people have been hospitalized amid an outbreak of anthrax in western Siberia, the governor's office of the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region reported Thursday. Experts with the Russian Ministry of Agriculture believe the cause of infection is the thawing of the frozen carcass of a reindeer that died 75 years ago.
A home surveillance camera captured an intruder inside a Chicago couple's home watching them as they slept.
In a bathroom, the predator has placed a child on the counter to photograph his evil acts.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
What does it sound like inside Norma Bastidas' head?
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
You might think that when a trafficking victim escapes, their life is saved. In reality, though, survival is much more complicated.
On Thursday, Hillary Clinton accepted her parties nomination and immediately turned her attention to her Republican opponent.
After eight days of Conventions, we look back at the dancing, chanting, balloons and speeches.