First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation’s children. She took numerous swipes at Republican Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name.
An Air Force Thunderbird pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy’s commencement ceremony reported engine trouble and told air traffic controllers he was aiming the plane away from a home before he ejected safely into a field.
You never know what is going to catch Twitter’s eye during a political convention. On the first night of the Democratic National Convention, a Sarah Silverman scold of Bernie Sanders supporters nearly blew up Twitter. And thanks to actor Ken Jeong, Democrats have a new catch phrase that will likely not go over well in the Trump household.
The world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.
Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police officials said.
Turkey's opposition leader warned Tuesday against a government witch hunt following Turkey's failed coup, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy that those who opposed the insurrection tried to protect.
Following a massive Kabul attack, the Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, Afghan and U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
Spain's king began meeting party leaders on Tuesday with the aim of selecting one to form a government and avoid a third election, but no candidate appears to have enough parliamentary backing to do so.
Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by police, French officials said.
Authorities lifted a curfew in most of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city Tuesday after a 17-day security lockdown, but shops and businesses remained shut due to a strike called to protest Indian rule in the Himalayan region.
South Sudan's president on Tuesday replaced his deputy and opposition leader Riek Machar, who fled into hiding this month amid renewed clashes with government forces. The move threatens an already fragile peace deal in a country ravaged by civil war.
Syrian government forces on Tuesday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people live, activists said.
Before he was killed with a bomb squad robot's device, a suspect in the Dallas shootings that killed five police officers told a hostage negotiator that he was upset about recent police shootings and angry at white people, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said. The suspect said he wanted to kill police officers, especially white ones, according to Brown. “We're hurting, our profession is hurting, Dallas officers are hurting,” Brown stated. “We are heartbroken. There are no words to describe the atrocity that occurred to our city. All is known is that this must stop, this divisiveness.”
Dallas police chief after shootings: "This must stop"
Dallas shooting as seen from downtown high rise
President Obama's full remarks on Dallas police killings
Dallas police salute as bodies of 2 slain officers leave hospital