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SolarImpulse-072616.jpg Solar Impulse 2 completed its historic journey on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi, becoming the first airplane to circle the globe, powered solely by sun's energy. The experimental airplane touched down at Al-Bateen Executive Airport, where it first launched its world tour in March last year aiming to promote renewable energy.

trump1-072416.jpg The Donald Trump campaign has urged the Democratic party's presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to drop out over her failure to safeguard top secret. The demand was made by the Chairman of the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, in a statement issued in the wake of Democratic Party...

DonaldTrump-Meeting1-072516.jpg On the heels of last week's Republican National Convention, the results of a new CNN/ORC poll show that GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has jumped into the lead over likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

The FAA has said that thunderstorms in the upper Great Lakes region will likely delay flights into Chicago (MDW, ORD) from the east Monday morning. Storms also are in the Central Plains. Afternoon thunderstorms could slow flights in Atlanta (ATL), Dallas-Fort Worth (DAL, DFW), Denver (DEN), Houston...

Bertrand Piccard took off from Cairo Sunday with the solar plane Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for the final leg of the first ever round-the-world solar flight. Solar Impulse team said Si2 is now heading to Abu Dhabi where it should land after a flight of two days and two nights, depending on weather conditions. The...

A UN report on Afghanistan published Monday shows a record number of civilian casualties since counting began in 2009, with 5,166 civilians recorded killed or maimed in just the first six months of this year, of whom almost one-third were children. The total civilian casualty figure recorded by the UN...

A Georgia TV news channel anchor has died after falling over a North Carolina waterfall. 41NBC News said its Anchor Taylor Terrell died last Thursday, just a day shy of her 25th birthday, after she fell from the peak of a 185-foot-tall Rainbow Falls — inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. U.S....

DebbieWassermanSchultz-072516.jpg Democratic Party Chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz has offered her resignation on the eve of a national convention meant to nominate Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential candidate. Schultz had come under fire after Wikileaks published Democratic National Committee emails, which appeared to suggest...

MalikObama-072516.jpg Malik Obama, the older brother of US President Barack Obama, says he will vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Obama's half-brother, who lives in the Kenyan rural village of Kogelo, is a resident of Maryland according to public records. The 58 year-old longtime Democrat had...

Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a protest march in Afghanistan on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded another 231, officials said. The death toll is likely to rise as the condition of many of the injured is very serious. A suicide bomber detonated...

India stepped up a major search and rescue operation for a military plane that went missing over the Bay of Bengal on Friday with 29 people on board. The officials have no indication of what happened to the aircraft, and yet to find any sign of wreckage. The Indian Air Force's AN 32 transport plane...

At least 87 people died and many still missing after heavy rains caused flooding in many parts of China, officials said Saturday. The worst-hit area was Hebei province in northern China, where at least 72 people were killed. In the region, an additional 78 people were still missing as of Saturday...

HillaryClinton-rally1-071916.jpg Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she has selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. The announcement of Clinton's choice of Kaine as Vice President comes just three days before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

CapitolDome-072216.jpg Suggesting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and other Americans are embracing his ideas, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday that he is running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

whitehouse-Obama1-072216.jpg President Barack Obama said he did not watch the Republican National Convention on television but still took issue with some of the claims made by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Obama argued that Trump's apocalyptic descriptions of an America on the verge of collapse do not jibe with reality.

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