A man deliberately drove a vehicle onto a bike path in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 31, killing at least eight people and injuring 11. Here is what we know. (Melissa Macaya/The Washington Post)
North Korea has lobbed perhaps the most damning insult yet in its war of words with President Donald Trump, accusing the Republican of being worse than Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
A new law that would effectively force Muslim women who wear a niqab or burka to uncover their faces to use public services is based on a principle "the vast majority of Canadians, and not just Quebecers" can agree on, Premier Philippe Couillard said.
Accusing Iran of not living up to the spirit of the nuclear agreement, Trump gives the US Congress 60 days to decide whether to reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran that were lifted under the 2015 pact.
Catalonia will declare independence from Spain in a matter of days, the leader of the autonomous region has told the BBC.
Neighbours in Mesquite, Nev., say they 'had no idea that a lunatic lived three doors down'.It's a modest, orange stucco house on a hill overlooking the desert, not much different from any of the others on the block, except for wooden boards covering a hole where the garage door would have been, and the yellow police tape that circles the property.
Russia has warned the United States that its military will target areas where U.S. Special Forces are operating in Syria if it feels American-backed forces provoke it.
A strong earthquake that hit Mexico City and other central areas has killed at least 273 people, officials say. Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were trapped.
Tensions in strategically located Somalia illustrate how far the political ripples from the Gulf dispute have spread.
The top UN human rights official has denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Rohingya in Rakhine state, which he said was "clearly disproportionate" to militia attacks carried out last month.