Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday said he's cutting off relations with the U.S., and giving U.S. diplomats 72 hours to abandon the country.
Armed police officers in Britain came to the rescue of a "hungry gerbil" abandoned when its owner was imprisoned.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for more summits with South Korea in 2019 in a letter sent to South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Sunday, Moon's office said.
The arrests of nine more men in connection to the beheadings of two Scandinavian backpackers in Morocco foiled a "terrorist plot," investigators revealed Sunday.
President Trump on Sunday offered his prayers to those affected by a tsunami that hit Indonesia, killing hundreds of people.
Pueblo Sin Fronteras, a group of activists escorting the migrant caravan of thousands of Central Americans traveling to the U.S., is being blamed by many — including the migrants themselves — for encouraging such a risky trek.
A Welsh family recently discovered that a recently-deceased neighbor left their two-year-old daughter, Cadi Williams, Christmas gifts that she'll be able to open for the next 14 holiday seasons.
An atheist family in Canada whose child was barred from re-enrolling in school -- after the parents complained about holiday celebrations in the classroom -- was awarded nearly $12,000 Canadian (roughly $9,000 U.S.) by a British Columbia human-rights body in the family's lawsuit against the school.
A body was reportedly found Monday on the Costa Rican property where a Florida woman who recently disappeared was staying.
At least 22 people were killed and at least another 22 were wounded after an explosion was reported near a chemical plant in China early Wednesday.
Ukraine's parliament voted on Monday to impose martial law in the Eastern European country for 30 days after Russia allegedly fired at Ukrainian ships near Crimea on Sunday.
An Olympic gold medalist, along with three other Canadian curling players, were kicked out of a tournament on Sunday for being "extremely drunk."
A North Carolina teacher who disappeared last month during a vacation to Mexico was killed by a drug dealer, state officials confirmed.
Pope Francis implored his faithful followers on Wednesday to refrain from gossiping, as he believes it's a form of "terrorism" and "to gossip is to kill."
The leader of Dar es Salaam, the most populated city in Tanzania, is ordering mass arrests of homosexuals.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un will "soon" visit Seoul, South Korea, President Moon-Jae in said Thursday.
An English artist and classical pianist is comforting blind and elderly elephants by playing the piano for them at a sanctuary in Thailand.
Hurricane Willa made landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday night as a Category 3 storm.
An escalator at a train station in Italy malfunctioned on Tuesday, reportedly leaving at least 20 people injured.
Hurricane Willa, an "extremely dangerous" storm that was upgraded to a Category 4 late Sunday, was expected to hit Mexico's coast late Tuesday or Wednesday.