A sixth person in South Korea has died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, also known as MERS.
More than 200 police officers are searching for two murderers who escaped from a prison in the American state of New York.
The U.S. Agency for International Development is launching a competition to fight wildlife poaching and trafficking.
U.S. officials said hackers in China are responsible for stealing information on millions of federal government employees.
During World War II, American women pilots were trained to fly non-combat missions so that men could fly fighter planes.
American experts and investors are closely watching political, military and economic developments in the South China Sea.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday that 9,000 Russian troops are in the rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine.
Islamic State militants have closed a dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq.
An Egyptian appeals court ruled that former President Hosni Mubarak must face a retrial on murder charges.
The number of dead continues to increase three days after a ship capsized in China’s Yangtze River.