President Barack Obama visited New Orleans Thursday to meet with people of the city flooded by Hurricane Katrina.
The Chinese stock market rose sharply Thursday, ending several days of deep losses.
The women made history when they completed the Ranger training program at Fort Benning in Georgia.
Stock market measures in the U.S. fell Tuesday after strong gains in the first hours of trading.
France announced Tuesday it has launched a terrorism investigation into last week’s armed attack on a train traveling between Amsterdam and Paris.
The Islamic State group has posted pictures on the Internet that, it says, show the destruction of a 2,000-year-old temple in Palmyra, Syria.
Asian stock markets closed down sharply Monday.
Two giant pandas were born Saturday at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo in Washington, DC.
Police are searching thousands of homes and buildings in Bangkok for clues in a bomb attack at a religious shrine a week ago.
French President Francois Hollande has given the country’s highest award — the Legion of Honor — to three Americans and a Briton.