Iraqi officials have announced the start of an offensive to recapture the western province of Anbar from Islamic State fighters.
China says its imports and exports were 6.9 percent lower in the first half of 2015, compared to the first six months of last year.
Pope Francis returned to Rome from Paraguay on Sunday.
A team of scientists has found a surprise element to the social structure of baboons: democracy.
The United States has a long history of making whiskey — a kind of alcohol.
An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway Patrol has removed the Confederate battle flag from the state Capitol grounds. An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway Patrol has removed the Confederate battle flag from the state Capitol grounds.
Egyptian journalists are criticizing the country’s new anti-terrorism legislation.
The United States and United Arab Emirates launched a joint effort Wednesday to counter the Islamic State militants on social media.
American and Iranian officials met for three hours Wednesday in Vienna, Austria, to try to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.
Greece asked its European neighbors for a new three-year bailout Wednesday.