Nearly 800 pounds of used contraceptives were seized by police in Vietnam after they had been cleaned and repackaged to be sold as new, reports say.
Authorities had already been working to rescue survivors among an estimated 270 whales found Monday on a beach and two sand bars near the remote coastal town of Strahan on the southern island state of Tasmania.
The prime minister’s office said starting Thursday, pubs, bars and other hospitality venues will be restricted to table service only and will have to close at 10 p.m.
Mexican authorities say seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, rising to almost 2,300 pounds (1,040 kilograms) from around 405 pounds ( 184 kilograms) last year, but progress against another big Mexican export to the U.S. market — methamphetamines — is slower.
An arrest was made in the investigation into an envelope addressed to the White House that was intercepted Saturday and deemed “suspicious,” the FBI said in a statement on Sunday.
An unidentified couple planning to marry in the near future had allegedly sent an RSVP that demanded to know the value of the gift they would be receiving so they could provide meal options accordingly.
President Donald Trump says he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart to become a U.S. company.
With the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York.
A beachgoer in Costa Rica happened upon an amazing sight: hundreds of sea turtles making their way onshore to lay their eggs.
Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to non-essential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.
Amputation is legal in Iran based on the Sharia law, which enables "amputation of the full length of four fingers of the right hand of the thief in such a manner that the thumb and palm of the hand remain" -- although it remains relatively rare, with the death penalty the more common sentence.
There are now more than 30 million known COVID-19 infections around the world, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Under a new law, Nigeria's Kaduna state has increased punishments for men convicted of rape, including the death penalty for raping a child.
British scientists are beginning a small study comparing how two experimental coronavirus vaccines might work when they are inhaled by people instead of being injected.
Officials in southern Germany are considering imposing hefty fines against a 26-year-old American woman linked to a cluster of coronavirus cases in the Alpine resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including at a hotel that caters to U.S. military personnel.
The bilateral agreements formalize the normalization of Israel’s already thawing relations with the two Arab nations in line with their common opposition to Iran and its aggression in the region.
The octogenarian was separated from his group in a hail storm.
A U.S. Marine convicted of killing a Filipino transgender woman has been deported after a presidential pardon cut short his detention in a case that renewed outrage over a pact governing American military presence in the Philippines.
Cruz is asking for the Department of Justice to investigate if executives or filmmakers violated federal laws against production and distribution of child pornography.
Pauses in drug trials are commonplace.