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Zale Thompson, NYPD hatchet

Oxnard Police Department

Police: Hatchet attack an act of terror

A broad-daylight hatchet assault on a group of New York police officers -- leaving one critically injured with a head wound -- was carried out by a self-radicalized convert to Islam in what officials Friday termed a terrorist attack.

Officer Kenneth ...

Nigeria Borno state Boko Haram

Despite Boko Haram ceasefire, kidnappings continue

Despite government claims of a ceasefire that will supposedly lead to the release of more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram, members of the Islamist terror group have abducted at least 60 young women and girls from Christian villages in northeast...

Missing Mexican students

REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Mexican governor steps aside after kidnappings

The legislature of Mexico's Guerrero state must now find a replacement after the governor effectively stepped down, yielding to a growing political crisis over a mass kidnapping.

After weeks of calls for his resignation, Gov. Angel Aguirre on Thursday...

Two girls after Washington school shooting

REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Deadly shooting shatters quiet at Washington school

Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.

Then there was another. And another. And another. And another.

What he saw was freshman Jaylen Fryb...

Craig Spencer

NYC's first Ebola patient: Where he's been

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola -- the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States.

Here is a timeline of Craig Spencer's movements since he got back from the ...

North Korea military parade, April 15, 2012

Tim Schwarz/CNN

U.N. investigator: North Korea abuses rights

The United Nations chairman investigating human rights in North Korea said the leaders in the country, including Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, must be held accountable for crimes against humanity and urged the Security Council to bring perpetrators to ...

Sweden sub search

TV4

Sweden calls off search for mysterious sub

Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.

"At least one" foreign vessel was there, Swedish Rear Adm. Anders Grenstad said Friday. "It may have been a small ve...

Thai soldiers

Simon Harrison/CNN

Burmese men deny killing British tourists

Two Burmese migrants accused of the brutal murder of two British tourists on a popular tourist island in Thailand last month have retracted their confessions, a lawyer representing them says.

Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, who have been in custody since Oc...

Signs of underground ocean found on Saturn moon

NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Lunar mission to test China's space program

Up, up and away. Way away -- to the moon, in fact.

China launched an experimental spacecraft early Friday that is scheduled to orbit the moon before returning to Earth, a first for the country's ambitious space program and considered a precursor to a ...

Ranko Cukovic / Reuters

Mass grave evidence allowed in Mladic's case

Prosecutors will be allowed to present more gruesome evidence against a former Bosnian Serb military commander who has been on trial for genocide since 2012.

A United Nations-backed International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia announced ...

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