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gorilla-Child-053116.jpg Harambe the gorilla, who was shot dead to save a four-year-old boy who fell into the zoo enclosure in Cincinatti, knew the boy was defenseless, and would never have attacked him, according to an Australian animal behavior expert. "If he was going to attack he would've warned him first. The first thing they do is charge and beat their chests and as far as I know that didn't happen," The Daily Tele

we-have-to-kill-Trump-053116.jpg A shocking video of Mexican immigrant parents encouraging their 3-year-old child violent rhetoric against presumptive Republican presidential candidate has gone viral. The video footage, published by infowars.com, shows the mother and father repeatedly telling their daughter: "We have to kill Donald...

Pope Francis presented Hollywood actors George Clooney, Salma Hayek, and Richard Gere the Olive Medal of Peace. The medals were presented at a conference in Vatican on Sunday to promote the Scholas Occurrentes foundation, an education initiative that helps poor communities. Speaking in the Paul...

To mark World No Tobacco Day, WHO is launching a new guideline recommending plain packaging of tobacco products, which gives governments the latest evidence and guidance on implementing the measure. Recent moves to introduce plain (standardized) packaging of tobacco products can save lives by reducing...

The Extraordinary African Chambers has sentenced former Chadian President Hissene Habre to life in prison. In a landmark judgment Monday, the Chambers have found Habre guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including charges of murder, torture, rape, and sexual slavery. Beginning in...

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has identified a list of people, including female candidates, for consideration as his running mate, according to Trump's campaign chairman and chief strategist. During an interview Sunday, Paul Manafort told ABC News that Trump's Vice Presidential...

trump-053016.jpg Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has taken seriously predictions from Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol that an independent candidate would soon be entering the race for president. In a surprise announcement on Twitter Sunday, Kristol said: "Just a heads up over this holiday...

atlanticstorms-053016.jpg After three years of unusually low storm activity, the United States is poised to experience more near-normal storms during the coming Atlantic hurricane season, US government scientists said in their long-term weather forecast. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will most likely be near-normal, but forecast uncert

zuckerberg-053016.jpg Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will speak with three astronauts aboard the International Space Station Wednesday. NASA said the earth-to-space call, scheduled for 12:55 p.m. EDT, will be podcast live on NASA's Facebook page. During the 20-minute Facebook Live video call with NASA astronauts, Zuckerberg...

The Iraqi army says it has begun an operation to liberate the key Iraqi city of Fallujah from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The city's ISIL commander was killed in Iraqi security forces operations, which are backed by the U.S.-led coalition, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Army Col. Steve...

USflag-053016.jpg Most Americans see the U.S. as the global economic and military leader, a survey conducted by a nonpartisan American think tank shows. The Pew Research Center says its recent report on views of America's Place in the World found that 72 percent think the United States is the world's leading military power, while 54 percent say it is the top economic power. While the U.S. has long been viewed as

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Axumin, a radioactive diagnostic agent for injection. Axumin is indicated for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging in men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence based on elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels following prior treatment. Prostate...

WHO has made it clear that based on the current assessment of Zika virus circulating in almost 60 countries globally and 39 countries in the Americas, there is no public health justification for postponing or canceling the Olympic Games, to be held in Rio de Janeiro this year. WHO made the clarification...

Rafael Nadal, a nine-time champion at the French Open, quit the game Friday, citing a wrist injury. Meanwhile, reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray cruised into the Round of 16. Nadal, 29, called a news conference at just 10 minutes notice to announce he was pulling out. He said that in the first...

WMD-052716.jpg A poll conducted ahead of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday found that Americans are divided over the U.S. decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities near the end of World War II.

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