One of the big themes of the concluding session of the Democratic convention Thursday was that Hillary Clinton would be a strong and effective commander in chief, while Donald Trump would most decidedly not be.
Hillary Clinton made history on Thursday when she became the first woman to accept the Democratic nomination for U.S. President, saying the "world is watching" the upcoming election.
The message may differ from convention to convention, but whether it's Democratic or Republican, there's always one constant.
Pope Francis arrived on Friday at Auschwitz, the notorious former German Nazi concentration camp in Poland, in a historic visit to pay tribute to the more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, who lost their lives there during World War II.
A suspect is in custody in connection with a police shooting early Friday in San Diego, California, according to a tweet by the Police Department.
The father of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in the Iraq War delivered a passionate appeal at the Democratic National Convention for voters to support Hillary Clinton, accusing Republican Donald Trump of sacrificing "nothing" and "smearing the character" of religious minorities like his family.
Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the Democratic convention this week, said Thursday he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin."
Indonesia is set to execute more drug convicts this week, according to the country's Attorney General.
The Great Wall is disappearing, brick by brick, and Chinese authorities have had enough.
"The last time I saw him, he was broken."
Scientists have discovered what's being described as the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.
A seven-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.
The home flight simulator belonging to the MH370 pilot had a route plotted into it which ended in the Indian Ocean, officials have confirmed.
French officials identified the second man involved in the deadly attack on a Catholic Church in Normandy as Abdel-Malik Nabil Petitjean.
Air Ink, a brand new concept by India-based Graviky Labs, uses polluted air to create paint and ink.
The Big Island of Hawaii is getting a little bigger as lava from the Kilauea Volcano flows into the Pacific Ocean.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday described recent attacks in Germany and across Europe as "shocking, depressing and terrifying," but refused to back down on her open-door refugee policy that has attracted criticism following three recent assaults in the country.
The whistleblowers whose evidence was key to revealing the extent of Russian state-backed doping have slammed the International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban the entire team, saying it is sends a signal to the sporting superpower can simply carry on as before.
A 20-year-old beat up Hyundai SUV isn't anyone's idea of a dream car.
CNN's Arwa Damon reports how one man is using Brazil's signature samba to mold aspiring badminton champions.
Donald Trump says he was only kidding when he appeared to encourage Russian intelligence agencies to find Hillary Clinton's thousands of deleted emails.
In the early 1950s, the British government commissioned secret bunkers around the country to serve as control centers in the event of nuclear war.
Twenty-one years ago, Ann Moliver Ruben designed a T-shirt with a simple empowering message: "Someday a woman will be PRESIDENT!"
It's the transfer story which has dragged on for weeks -- if not months.
A group of video game developers have created online comics and mobile games inspired by African folklore.
The Nusra Front released drone video of rockets used in a battle for Khan Toman, Syria, an Aleppo suburb.
For the first time in 40 years, the fastest jet flight crew in the world reunited with the once super-secret spy plane that put them in the history books.
"I can no longer stay silent."
A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates.
In a bathroom, the predator has placed a child on the counter to photograph his evil acts.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
What does it sound like inside Norma Bastidas' head?
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
You might think that when a trafficking victim escapes, their life is saved. In reality, though, survival is much more complicated.
On Thursday, Hillary Clinton accepted her parties nomination and immediately turned her attention to her Republican opponent.
After eight days of Conventions, we look back at the dancing, chanting, balloons and speeches.
The timeline of cancer has now been extended to over a million years after scientist have found evidence in a prehistoric fossil.
Plummeting to depths of 300m (987ft), researchers say this sinkhole in the South China Sea is the deepest in the world.
Meet the Queen's Swan Marker and discover how his team counts and checks the royal swans during "Swan Upping", a unique tradition that dates back to the 12th Century.
The owners of Kosrae Nautilus Resort wanted to leave their island paradise, but they weren't interested in simply selling it to the highest bidder.
Martin Savidge explains what you should and shouldn't do during a hostage situation to give yourself the best chance of survival.