The United States is calling a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council on "the acute threat" posed by the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons
A survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace non-Muslims, but often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live
Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by explosions after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the facility
The Airbus Perlan 2 Glider is reaching for the stars and earlier in September broke a longstanding high-altitude record for engineless flight. The Airbus Perlan Mission II is an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space, with a goal of reaching 90,000 feet.
From The New York Times: Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.By: By CHRIS CIRILLO, NATALIA V. OSIPOVA, SARAH STEIN KERR and BARBARA MARCOLINI. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2jFOBZs
Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam squared off over how to handle confederate monuments during the Virginia Governor’s Debate, moderated by Chuck Todd with NBC Washington.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year
Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant now faces charges as well
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services
Iran's president warned that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the UN
Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab have tested new bridge designs with innovative connectors to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction following major quake damage