A rig vessel and a container ship collided in a shipping channel in the Chesapeake Bay, off the Virginia coast, on Tuesday.
The decision officially recognising a third gender in law was a historic one, said the United Nations
Ukraine's security service said on Wednesday it had intercepted communications showing that Russian commanders in the separatist east had issued pro-Kremlin militants "shoot-to-kill" orders after Kiev launched an operation to oust them.
The judge overseeing Oscar Pistorius's murder trial has granted an adjournment from Thursday afternoon until May 5, citing scheduling concerns raised on behalf of the state.
Tens of thousands of workers were on strike on Wednesday at a factory in southern China which makes shoes for Nike and Adidas, rights groups and a worker said.
Youthful pranks in the age of Twitter are no laughing matter, especially if you are a 14-year-old Dutch girl impersonating a terrorist.
In an exclusive interview to NDTV on the banks of Varanasi's famous Tulsi Ghat, Arvind Kejriwal admitted that his abrupt decision to quit the government in Delhi was a mistake.
South Korean rescue teams, including elite navy SEAL divers, raced on Wednesday to find up to 293 people missing from a capsized ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew -- mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
The shortest path to the Internet for some remote corners of the world may be through the skies.
A mini-submarine making its second dive in the hunt for Malaysian jet MH370 encountered a "technical difficulty" and resurfaced on Wednesday, officials said, after the first mission also aborted.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate flew into Sydney on Wednesday with their baby son George to kick off the Australian leg of their tour Down Under.
The College Board will release details of its revised test, with sample questions and explanations of the goals behind them.
South Korea said Wednesday that two people were killed and more than 100 missing after a ferry capsized at sea with 477 people on board -- mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
A St. Louis-area man is accused of sexually torturing five women in his apartment over several years.
The Congress has written a letter to the Election Commission complaining about a recent Narendra Modi interview that aired on a Hindi news channel, alleging that it was "paid news."