Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland.
India has for the first time appointed a transgender as the principal of a college, a top education official said Wednesday.
Can the hit drag queen-inspired Broadway musical "Kinky Boots" trace its roots back to judeo-christian liturgical music? As they would say on TV's "Jeopardy!" the answer is: "What is 'no.'"
The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity."
Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who won the 2012 Iowa caucuses by a hair, is widely expected to enter the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. Here are some key things to know:
The Texas Senate has revived an anti-gay marriage bill that had appeared dead in the final week of the session.
A 6-year-old girl is in a Fort Lauderdale hospital after a waterspout sent a bounce house flying. The giant inflatable toy tumbled across a four-lane highway. This comes as part of a series of extreme weather conditions on the Florida beach.
Gloucester Stage proudly announces the debut of the "NeverDark" series. "NeverDark" is a series of second-stage events that include lectures, talk backs, film screenings, play readings, and other events.
Singer-songwriter and vocal powerhouse Emily West releases her official video for her most recent single "Bitter," the first single from her debut album "All For You," available now via Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks.
Major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Yet there's always as much interest in who got it wrong.