The Taliban said it carried out a deadly attack on a hotel in Kabul Wednesday night.
Another stranded boat holding hundreds of migrants has been seen off the coast of Thailand.
A shelter for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people is opening in Washington, D.C. It is called Casa Ruby.
The American technology company Google recently set up its first campus in Asia.
Gunmen stormed a guesthouse in Afghanistan during a party for foreigners, killing five, including an American citizen.
South Korean intelligence officials said Wednesday that North Korea executed its Armed Forces Minister, Hyon Yong Chol, late last month.
U.S. President Barack Obama praised U.S.-Saudi ties Wednesday as he welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for talks at the White House.
U.S. transportation officials say the Amtrak passenger train that crashed Tuesday night in Pennsylvania was traveling at more than 160 kilometers per hour.
Thousands of Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar remain stranded on boats off the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
A proposed 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal has failed in its first major test in the United States Congress.