Full story - January 03, 2018
President Donald Trump talks to chief strategist Steve Bannon during a swearing in ceremony for senior staff at the White House in Washington, Jan. 22, 2017.
Trump blasts former aide Steve Bannon after "treasonous" comments in a new book.
Full story - January 03, 2018
Professor Ketan Patel works in the lab at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, Britain, Jan. 2, 2018.
Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used chromosome analysis and DNA sequencing to examine the genetic damage caused by acetaldehyde, a harmful chemical produced when the body processes alcohol.
Full story - January 03, 2018
An electric car is charged at a parking lot in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017.
Norway is leading the charge in terms of national share of electric vehicles, and generous government incentives have helped.
Full story - January 02, 2018
Atomic skis are seen at the company's headquarters in Altenmarkt im Pongau, Austria November 28, 2017.
Half a world away in the small Austrian town of Altenmarkt, the marketing and tech teams at ski manufacturer Atomic will be closely watching the medal count in Pyeongchang, the culmination of about 18 months of internal company planning.
Full story - January 01, 2018
A protester holds a national flag while standing in front of a fire burning at the entrance of a building housing the magistracy of the Supreme Court of Justice, during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, June 12,
Even by the volatile and violent standards of recent times in Venezuela, 2017 was an exceptional year, a “perfect storm” of political and economic crisis. Take a look back at 2017 with these remarkable photos.
Full story - December 28, 2017
Rohingya refugees Saddam Hussein, 23, and his wife Shofika Begum, 18, pose in their temporary shelter at the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Saddam, whose family were shopkeepers in Myanmar, said they fled after military forces burnt their homes. He lost touch with Shofika for a couple of weeks during that chaotic period, but they were reunited in Kutupalong camp. Three months later, they are celebrating their wedding.
Full story - December 28, 2017
People participate in a "MeToo" protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 12, 2017.
Some 41 percent of adults said they thought it was sexual harassment when someone told you “dirty jokes” but 44 percent said it was not. And 44 percent of adults said that nonconsensual hugging was sexual harassment, while 40 percent said it was not.
Full story - December 26, 2017
Robert Strong is seen next to a gift-wrapped box in this photo released by Robert Strong of Eagle Rock, California, on Dec. 25, 2017.
Robert Strong, 45, a psychologist for the Los Angeles County Public Health Department, said by telephone he left the poop-filled parcel addressed to Mnuchin and Trump in the driveway outside Mnuchin's home in the posh Bel Air community.
Full story - December 26, 2017
An internet user browses through the Vietnamese government's Facebook page in Hanoi.
Vietnam has unveiled a new, 10,000-strong military cyber warfare unit to counter "wrong" views on the Internet, media reported, amid a widening crackdown on critics of the one-party state.
Full story - December 22, 2017
A man looks toward the north through a pair of binoculars near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea, Dec. 21, 2017.
That brings the total number of North Koreans who have defected by taking dangerous routes either directly across the border or by sea to 15 so far this year, including two other soldiers. That is three times the number last year, according to South Korean officials.