Top dignitaries set to convene, with a focus on North Korea

(VANCOUVER) -- Top dignitaries ranging from foreign ministers to ambassadors will convene in Vancouver, Canada, Tuesday to discuss the ongoing diplomatic efforts to contain North Korea’s nuclear... Read More

910-carat colorless diamond found in Lesotho

(LESOTHO, Africa) -- A whopping 910-carat diamond was discovered in Southern Africa, one of the biggest gems ever found, the mining company that uncovered it said Monday.

The colorless diamond was extracted from the Letseng mine in Lesotho... Read More

President Macron joins push to elevate French baguette to Unesco world treasure status

(PARIS) -- The baguette is one of France’s most famous symbols alongside the Eiffel Tower.

So much so that many French bakers want the crusty, thin loaves to be protected as a world treasure by Unesco, the U.N. cultural organization.... Read More

The Koreas schedule more Olympics talks amid warnings from the North

(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Officials from North and South Korea will meet this week to discuss again North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics amid cooling tensions between the two, but the North warned it could choose to cut off its coop... Read More

Canadian man builds impressive log cabin by himself in time-lapse video

(ONTARIO, Canada) -- One Canadian man has gone back to the basics. And has even built himself a log cabin out in the wilderness -- alone!

Nature lover Shawn James owns 20 acres outside of Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada. After cutting do... Read More

Plane in Turkey overshoots icy runway, stops on side of Black Sea cliff

(TRABZON, Turkey) -- A commercial jet carrying 168 people overshot an icy airstrip in northern Turkey on Saturday, getting wedged on a cliff just feet from the Black Sea.

Despite the horrifying image of the Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 ... Read More

Pope Francis heading to Chile, Peru amid scandal

(TEMUCO, Chile) -- When Pope Francis goes to South America this week, he will meet with indigenous tribes in Chile and visit the native people in the Amazon in Peru, a first for any pontiff.

But the trip, the 22nd foreign trip during his t... Read More

World leaders slam Trump's 's---hole countries' remarks: 'Offensive,' 'shocking,' 'shameful'

(NEW YORK) -- World condemnation came quickly on Friday after President Donald Trump's remarks calling Haiti and other African countries "s---hole countries"

Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the Office of the United Nations Commission... Read More

H&M closes stores in South Africa after protests over 'monkey' hoodie

(NEW YORK) -- H&M closed its stores in South Africa on Saturday after reports of protesters trashing the outlets over a racially insensitive advertisement.

Last week, the brand's image of a black child modeling a green hoodie with "Coolest... Read More

North Korea's Kim Jong Un crows over 'Fire and Fury' book on Trump

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- President Donald Trump’s tweeted threat last fall that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" became the title of a new book. The book became a blockbuster. And now the man whom Trump threatened, North Korean ... Read More

What Trump's 's---hole' comments could mean for the latest travel ban

(WASHINGTON) -- As President Trump’s words are being widely condemned, some legal experts believe that the “s---hole” remark could also impact his case for the travel ban.

But given his previous call for a “Muslim b... Read More