A Delta plane has skidded off a runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport, and it appears the nose of the jet is resting against a fence.
Islamic State (IS) militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit, a witness said, to obstruct an assault by Shia militia fighters and Iraqi soldiers trying to drive them from the Sunni Muslim city and surrounding towns.
Threats will never deter the United States, secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after an activist slashed the US ambassador to South Korea in the face.
At least 18 civilians were killed in a single regime barrel bomb attack in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group said.
Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state, weighing in on a controversy that has generated negative attention this week for the likely Democratic presidential candidate.
If the Conservative party comes to power after the May 7 elections, it would consider introducing ‘visa bonds’ for citizens of countries considered ‘high-risk’ for immigration purposes, home secretary Theresa May said this week.
A teacher whose family helped thwart his plans to travel to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State group was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday in a case that highlighted the struggles of parents trying to stop their children from being radicalized.
Setting dogs upon African Americans, some as old as 14, was among many forms of racism found rampant in the police of Ferguson, city rocked by the killing of Michael Brown.
A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries.
US Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday.
The father of "Jihadi John" said in an interview published on Wednesday that there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of "false rumours" circulating.
Liberia discharged its last confirmed Ebola patient on Thursday, as it reported for the first time in nine months it had gone a full week without any new infections.
China's defence budget this year will rise about 10 percent compared with 2014, a top government official said on Wednesday, outpacing the slowing economy as the country ramps up investment in high-tech equipment such as submarines and stealth jets.
The killing of a key opposition figure is a "disgrace" to Russia, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, his representatives said Wednesday.