Pope Francis has flown to South America for an eight-day visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay.
In sports, the United States has won its first Women’s World Cup football championship since 1999.
A plane that uses only solar power landed on the island of Oahu, Hawaii on Friday after being flown across the Pacific Ocean.
Tunisia has detained 12 people in connection with an attack last week that killed 38 people, an official said Thursday.
An appeals court in Afghanistan has cancelled death sentences given to four men found guilty of murder earlier this year.
Philippine officials said at least 36 people are dead and more are missing after a passenger boat capsized in the central part of the country.
The car-sharing service Uber reported in June it is receiving one million requests for rides every day in China.
Last year, Americans again showed they are generous people.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States and Cuba plan to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana later this month.
An Egyptian group connected to the Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for attacks Wednesday in the Sinai Peninsula.