Sharbat Gula was around 12 years old when her image became the most famous National Geographic cover in the magazine's history. She's now in her 40s.
Gambia is the third nation this month to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, accusing the tribunal of being biased against Africans.
Four adults died on a water ride at Dreamworld Amusement Park in Queensland. The attraction — "Thunder River Rapids" — was reportedly a fairly mild ride.
"ISIS, I think, probably wants a humanitarian catastrophe in Mosul," retired Col. Peter Mansoor tells NPR. The International Committee of the Red Cross says it's prepared to assist 270,000 people.
This is a key moment in the war against ISIS. Mosul — one of Iraq's largest cities — is the last major urban center in the country under ISIS control. It's expected to be a long and difficult fight.
Politics dominated the news this week. But the business world also had some interesting stories. Here are just three, involving: Black Friday shopping; sham bank accounts and dining out.
As the rainwater dumped by Matthew flows downriver, towns were being overwhelmed by devastating floods. "You're dealing with just massive amounts of water," one reporter says.
Fires, stone-throwing, tear gas and water cannon filled the campus of the University of the Witwatersrand on Monday, when the school was supposed to reopen after weeks of unrest.
More details are finally being shared on what happened in the early days of a massive national prison strike that has now lasted for about a month. The post How Some Prisons Swiftly Moved To Undermine National Prison Strike appeared first on Shadowproof.
Trinh Thi Ngo was one of North Vietnam's most recognizable radio voices, broadcasting propaganda in English to U.S. service members during the Vietnam War. She was 87.
The U.N. Security Council endorsed Portuguese politician Antonio Guterres. A former U.N. high commissioner for refugees, Guterres led worldwide efforts to help refugees.
Abortion is already illegal in Poland, with exceptions for rape, incest and the mother's life. Legislators are proposing a total ban, prompting thousands of women to boycott work and school on Monday.
Soap opera pioneer Agnes Nixon created All My Children and One Life to Live. She was known for exploring challenging and taboo social issues through daytime television.
An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen, making it the most-watched debate ever.
The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA of three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared that he's willing to "cross the Rubicon" with the U.S., a close ally, and offer long-term land leases to "the other side of the ideological barrier."
After two nights of violent unrest, a midnight curfew was imposed on Thursday night. As protests became peaceful, though, it was not always enforced, and authorities lifted it on Sunday.
The young ace was Major League Baseball's Rookie of the Year in 2013. When he died, he had the second most strikeouts of any pitcher in the National League.
State authorities have identified and apprehended Arcan Cetin, 20, as a suspect in the killing of five people in Cascade Mall, near Seattle on Friday evening. The motive remains unknown.
This may be your worst nightmare: Reports are emerging from multiple states of alarming interactions with people in clown clothing.