Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen will advance to a May 7 runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political landscape while setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union.
A Wisconsin heart surgeon who was vacationing in New Zealand when he caused a highway accident that killed two people and injured four others has been ordered to make reparation payments but has avoided jail time.
Cement group LafargeHolcim says its chief executive officer is resigning, weeks after the multinational acknowledged that its branch in northern Syria had struck deals with armed groups so that it could keep business there running.
Rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that North Korea may carry out its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.
A 60-year-old farmer and activist has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for work in his Guatemala homeland, an honor that comes after two previous Latin American winners have been murdered in the last year.
Fresh off an immense North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that Pyongyang's follow-up act will be bigger.
Hundreds of thousands of bits of space junk are orbiting the planet, according to NASA. And it's a huge problem. This animation depicts the distribution and movement of man-made objects orbiting Earth.NASA Orbital Debris Program Office at JSC
NASA Orbital Debris Program Office at JSC
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Police swarm Champs-Elysees after shooting
Protesters force police to retreat in Venezuela
Leaders from eastern Caribbean countries give economic outlook