A new United Nations report says a lack of education for girls in developing countries may be partly to blame for a rise in poverty worldwide.
Time magazine named Donald Trump its “Person of the Year” on Wednesday.
The online marketer Amazon is opening a new kind of store.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit that would be needed to complete a major oil pipeline under the Missouri River.
Greece has a new football team called Hope Refugee United.
The oldest living person celebrated a birthday earlier this week.
President Barack Obama and his family will celebrate their eighth and final Christmas in the White House next month.
At least 76 people were killed when an airplane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed Monday night in Colombia.
President-elect Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had their last debate before the presidential election on October 19.
Some Cuban-Americans believe the death of Fidel Castro means human rights abuses in Cuba will end.