High levels of dangerous chemicals remain at the site of last week's deadly chemical warehouse blasts in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin -- hundreds of times higher than is safe at one spot -- officials said Thursday, signaling that a cleanup has a significant way to go.
Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia.
For months, few details surfaced of Oscar Pistorius' life in a maximum security prison. There's a bit of grainy cellphone video leaked out of the disgraced Olympian playing soccer with a Czech mob boss who shared his hospital prison wing, but little else -- until now.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Thursday he was resigning and called for early parliamentary elections, resetting the debt-ridden country's government after members of his own party opposed economic reforms that European lenders demanded for Greece's latest bailout.
Two typhoons roil over the Pacific, captured in a spectacular satellite photo, but only Typhoon Goni is projected to make landfall, clipping the Philippines, Taiwan and then possibly striking southern Japan.
Could two treasure hunters have found a legendary Nazi train packed with gold that vanished 70 years ago? It's a question authorities in Poland's mountainous southwestern Walbrzych district are taking seriously.