North Korea test fired a submarine-based ballistic missile from the East Sea on Wednesday, said South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The US and South Korean militaries started a massive joint annual exercise Monday, a drill that has drawn North Korean threats of nuclear retaliation.
North Korea said its diplomat who recently defected to South Korea is a "criminal" who had been under investigation for "intentionally leaking secrets, embezzling state property" and a "sex offense."
Despite repeated denials, China's track record points to participation in cyber espionage
The Iraqi Army Humvees barreled across the Nineveh province moonscape toward the town of al-Qayyara, the next front line in the military quest to dislodge ISIS from the sprawling city of Mosul.
Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign by promising to build a "great, great wall" on the US southern border -- and make Mexico pay for it -- while painting undocumented Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists.
A boy stands shaking in the street. Fear etched across his face. Two men flank him on either side as a third rips through the boy's Barcelona football shirt to reveal what appears to be an explosive belt.
Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at the New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials briefed on the matter.
Less than three months before the US presidential election, it isn't looking good for Donald Trump.
Robert DeNiro, 73, is one of the busiest actors in showbiz, and he's not slowing down.
More than half of all sex trafficking victims in Canada are indigenous people. The reasons are rooted in a legacy of poverty, racism and abuse.
For every Russian gold medalist in Rio, Vladimir Putin penned a personalized note published on the Kremlin's website.
A comedian's pun about organ donation has been judged to be the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Russia will not compete at next month's Paralympic Games in Rio.
The Japanese surgeon who gifted the Nigerian Olympic football team nearly $400,000 said he would have still rewarded the team even if they didn't win a medal.
Despite almost two years of silence, NASA never stopped searching for its long lost spacecraft STEREO-B.
A 2-year-old Nebraska boy killed by an alligator at a Walt Disney World hotel in June died due to a series of events that would have been difficult to predict, according to a report the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released Monday.
While most penguins enjoy belly-sliding and snacking on small fish, this particular bird has a more important job -- inspecting the King of Norway's Guard.
Wood has been the building block of some of the world's greatest architectural feats for thousands of years.
From the vast, modern structures that make up Singapore's Gardens by the Bay to the historic Palm Houses at Kew, we unpack the enduring appeal of encasing nature in glass.
A single light illuminates a gloomy housing block in Portugal, casting a haunting glow over its abandoned shell. Is there life inside this monolith after all?
A tiny scrap of land might not catch your eye.
Lockheed Martin's F-35B Lightning II made its the international airshow debut at the Farnborough airshow. It was all captured on a thermal camera.
If you had no home insurance, what would you do if a fire destroyed you life's possessions?
Billed beforehand as the "Carnival Games" full of happy fans, the Rio Olympics turned out to be one of the toughest in history.
Take a look at this picture and shudder.
Elizabeth Smart speaks out about the role pornography played in her kidnapping in 2002. Her kidnapper was sentenced to life in prison.
China just added a bunch of new claims to its planet-beating achievements -- this time its the world's sweatiest palms, the trembliest knees and the most-flipped stomachs.
Are you having enough sex? You might have wondered if you should up your bedroom activity after reading about other couples' resolutions to have sex every day or about all the health benefits of getting horizontal.
Looking down at a vivid lake and miles of deep-green forests from atop a glacier, John McGraw realized he had achieved his dream.
What do you feed a hungry ghost?
Take a look at 51 amazing Olympic photos from August 15 through August 21.
So Rio pulled it off, successfully delivering perhaps the most doubted Olympic Games of the modern era.
Is it right to be angry that a Good Morning America anchor used the outdated term, for which she apologized? John McWhorter says it doesn't carry the negative connotation of the n-word
Donald Trump is making his pitch to African-American voters in these terms: "What the hell do you have to lose?"
In an important new clue, investigators probing Prince's death have found that pills found at his compound at Paisley Park were mislabeled, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The newspaper cited a source who said the pills contained fentanyl -- the drug that killed the performer -- but were wrongly labeled as hydrocodone. The pills may have been mislabeled by a pharmaceutical manufacturer, or the pills may have been illegally manufactured and obtained illegally.
The Rio Olympics are over, to perhaps a more collective sigh of relief than pure joy. The pre-Games fears of security lapses, excrement-filled waters, spread of Zika virus and unfinished infrastructure didn't quite materialize. The biggest scandal over the 17 days turned out to be an exaggeration/distortion/lie about an alleged armed robbery involving a decorated Olympic athlete.
Harsha Vadlamani knows India's drought cycles.
We knew we had to speak up -- and stand up.
A group of undercover officers in Winnipeg, Canada, is leading a new way to fight human trafficking -- firmly focused on helping victims.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
What does it sound like inside Norma Bastidas' head?