Scientists say Jupiter may have been hit head-on by protoplanet not long after being formed — a violent collision with apparent lasting effects on the planet's core
Morrison's most famous worked include "Beloved," written in 1987, which tells the story of an enslaved African American woman.
US President Donald Trump urged lawmakers to pass legislation requiring stricter screenings for gun buyers and possibly tie it to immigration.
Under Friday's accord, Guatemala becomes a so-called "safe third country," turning it into a buffer zone for migrants trying to reach the United States, and potentially lifting applications for asylum in Guatemala from a few hundred a year to tens of thousands. Guatemala, however, isn't necessarily "safe."
North Korea's growing frustration with its neighbor culminated in the missile tests as a protest against the South's acquisition of new weapons, such as US F-35 stealth fighters, and its participation in military drills with the United States.
The United States is the main arms supplier to Taiwan, which China deems a wayward province. Beijing has never renounced the use of force to bring the island under its control.
Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.
The last manned mission to the moon was almost a half-century ago in 1972, when Cold War-era tensions underscored President John F. Kennedy’s push to prove technologies that landed the first humans on the lunar surface.
South African musician and activist Johnny Clegg died Tuesday at age 66. His music was widely known and lauded, as was his activism against the apartheid regime in South Africa, which ended in 1994.
Fifty years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module and took their first steps on the Moon. Hundreds of millions of people around the world watched history taking place. You've probably seen the famous pictures, but here are some lesser-known facts about the historic mission.