A massive 7.7 temblor in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan has wiped out whole villages and claimed at least 325 lives, with the death toll expected to climb.
Famed French photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue captures the spirit of early 20th-century athletics in a new anthology of black-and-white stills, out Oct. 31.
A group of masked gunmen opened fire at an upscale Nairobi mall Saturday, leading to a fierce firefight with police and injuring dozens.
A suicide attack by two bombers on a landmark church in Peshawar killed 75 and wounded many more, in one of the most violent attacks on Pakistani Christians in recent history.
The Monday morning rampage sent shockwaves through the city, grounding flights and locking down schools as the manhunt continues for those responsible.
Google's Mountain View, Calif. headquarters is as diverse-and sometimes bizarre-as the company's many innovative projects.
A selection of images from the new book 'Hollywood Dogs: Pictures from the John Kobal Foundation,' out Sept. 23.
Aerospace giant Boeing is planning to shut down a historic manufacturing facility in Long Beach, California, a vestige of a golden era in aviation when manufacturing jobs fueled the state's middle class.
Deadly clashes continue in the southern city of Zamboanga, as Philippine government forces and fighters from the separatist Moro National Liberation Front face off for the ninth day
Torrential rains have caused at least 4 deaths near Boulder as floodwaters destroy roads and spark mudslides.
After 35 years spent journeying through the solar system, Voyager 1 is now, officially, an interstellar spacecraft. Here are some of its more elegant photos.
On September 15, 1963, two and a half weeks after Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, a dynamite bomb set by members of the Ku Klux Klan erupted at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
300,000 people make the ascent yearly, with hundreds of climbers going for the the 12,388-ft. peak at a time
Syria's embattled leader is using social media to broadcast his vision of the country to the world.
From nebulas to the northern lights, our roundup of cosmic views from August 2013.
Nearly two years ago, Arab Spring-inspired protests kicked off in the Syrian town of Dara'a. The uprising met a brutal response, one that few observers could have anticipated would blow up into a far wider rebellion.
The fire raging over the steep, rough terrain in northern California tripled in size overnight and now consumes more than 84 square miles. Fire officials report that it's only 2 percent contained
Fueled by this week's bloody crackdown, Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets on August 16, sparking more deadly clashes.
A car bombing in a part of Beirut dominated by the Shia group Hizballah has led to at least 14 deaths and over 200 injured. The attack is seen as the latest echo of Syria's conflict in neighboring Lebanon.
Families have been forced to flee as a massive wildfire has engulfed more than 100,000 acres and threatens thousands of homes
Nearly 500 people are dead after government security forces cracked down on Muslim Brotherhood's sit-ins, sparking violent confrontations between rival groups
From golfing to fishing, presidents are just like us
Every summer about this time of year, the Earth passes through the orbital path of the Swift-Tuttle comet, creating one of the most reliable and spectacular star shows of the year: the Perseid meteor shower.
From beaches in Indonesia to parks in London, Muslims around the world marked the ending of the holy month of Ramadan with the ritual breaking of the fast.
Small communities still reeling from a devastating fire last month are again facing the threat of flames.