An intense heat wave that has driven daytime temperatures as high as 118°F (48°C) in parts of India has claimed over 400 lives. The toll is the highest in the southeastern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where most of the deaths are being reported
Eight years ago, an online commenter, known simply as Alice, published a detailed account on a blog at ibiblio.org alleging that Josh Duggar had a history of molesting young girls, PEOPLE reports. Alice said that "he should be removed from the home"
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced on Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country
The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, in the harshest assessment yet from a high-ranking Obama Administration official
On Tuesday morning local time, the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 will take off from Nanjing, China, and fly for 120 hours straight, bound for Hawaii, hoping to complete the first fuelless Pacific Ocean crossing
The New York Yankees paid the ultimate respect to five-time all-star Bernie Williams on Sunday night by retiring his no. 51 jersey and placing a plaque dedicated to him in Monument Park alongside those of the team's myriad other legends
Federal agriculture officials are looking everywhere they can think of for H5N2 bird flu, which has spread to poultry flocks in 14 states and killed or forced the slaughter of more than 39 million birds. Highly pathogenic avian influenza has never spread like this before in the U.S.
In an infant's initial four months, exposure to pollutants like nitrogen dioxide and airborne particles can cause negative effects on motor and mental development, but a new study reported in Science Daily says those effects are countered in babies who are breastfed
Juan Pablo Montoya beat Will Power for his second Indianapolis 500 win. Montoya last won Indy in 2000, and the 15 years between victories are a record for a driver. "I'm glad I am proving them right, that they made the right choice," he said
The gay couples of Ireland woke up on Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans in their heads. Many weren't rising too early, however, after celebrating the history-making outcome of Ireland's referendum legalizing gay marriage
John Forbes Nash Jr., the subject of the 2001 Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, and his wife were killed in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said. "Beautiful minds, beautiful hearts," said Russell Crowe, who played Nash
Malaysian authorities said on Sunday they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma have been held