Gerry Shih, Associated Press | Posted Aug 27th - 4:50am
Investigators in eastern China said they have not found high levels of pollution around a school where an explosive state television report in April said hundreds of kids had fallen sick with illnesses including leukemia.
Trisha Thomas and Vanessa Gera, Associated Press | Posted Aug 27th - 3:50am
A young man wept over a little girl's small white coffin, while a woman nearby gently stroked another white coffin ahead of a state funeral in Italy for some of the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck a central mountainous area this week.
Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted Aug 27th - 1:02am
On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to "go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful."
Matthew Lee and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted Aug 27th - 12:53am
The United States and Russia say they have resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has killed hundreds of thousands.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:30pm
The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August on Friday night, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity.
Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 7:30pm
A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.