Iran vows to send warships to America's backyard
Iranian navy Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi promised to "wave the flag of our country in the Gulf of Mexico."
The new star of Iraq's national basketball team is American
DeMario Mayfield moved to Baghdad seeking redemption two years ago after his hoop dreams were left in tatters by a run-in with the law.
How U.S. soldiers are celebrating Thanksgiving in Afghanistan
NBC's Hans Nichols reports how soldiers are celebrating Thanksgiving in Afghanistan, from playing football games to cooking Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of soldiers.
What it's like flying into one of the world's most dangerous airports
Situated in the Himalayas, Lukla is considered one of the world's most dangerous airports, but that doesn't deter the thousands of tourists who take the precarious journey yearly en route to Mt. Everest. At a width smaller then a football feed and barely long enough to land before the tarmac ends, the cliff side airport is also often shrouded in thick and sudden cloud cover, making it suitable for only the most skilled pilots.
North Korean defector 'nice guy,' recovering from wounds, surgeon says
A young soldier who defected from North Korea is a quiet, pleasant man who has nightmares about being returned to the North, his surgeon said.
Argentina says sound detected in sub search comes from explosion
Argentina's navy announced Thursday that a sound detected during the search for a missing submarine apparently came from an explosion.
Should we regulate Facebook? Some lawmakers say yes.
There are new calls in Congress for stronger federal regulation of Facebook, possibly requiring greater transparency and disclosures for digital political ads.
Mugabe gets immunity, pension and holiday fund, source tells Reuters
A government source said Robert Mugabe, who is aged 93, told negotiators he wanted to die in Zimbabwe and had no plans to live in exile.
3 missing, 8 rescued after U.S. Navy plane crashes into sea off Japan
Eight people have been transferred to the aircraft carrier for medical assistance but are in "good condition," the U.S. Navy said in a tweet.
Facebook to show if fake accounts tricked you
Facebook announced Wednesday it's creating an tool that will show users if they followed fake Russian accounts on its site or on Instagram.
Opera idol Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at 55
Hvorostovsky, who retired last year after he was diagnosed with brain cancer, was widely considered one of the finest baritones ever to grace the world's opera stages.
Parasite kills hundreds of Vietnam vets
Hundreds of veterans have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in Southeast Asia.
Mike Flynn business partner Bijan Kian now subject of Mueller probe
Federal investigators have been asking witnesses about the lobbying that Bijan Kian, a partner at the now-dissolved Flynn Intel Group, did on behalf of Turkey.
U.S. declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar
The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.
Lebanon's prime minister puts surprise resignation on hold
The announcement was the latest twist following weeks of political uncertainty in Lebanon, and came after Saad Hariri's shock resignation in Saudi Arabia.
'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide and war crimes
His crimes "rank among the most heinous known to humankind," Judge Alphons Orie told the the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Trump unleashes early morning tirade against LaVar Ball: 'IT WAS ME'
LaVar Ball, the firebrand father of LiAngelo Ball, has brushed off Trump's role in securing his son's release from a Chinese prison last week.
Family 'terrified' as Trump moves to end protected status for Haitians
The Trump administration has announced it plans to end "temporary protected status" for tens of thousands of Haitians who have lived and worked in the U.S.
Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of North Korean defector
North Korea's actions violated the agreement ending the Korean War because soldiers fired across and physically crossed the border, the U.N. Command says.
North Korea's history of attempted murders on foreign soil
Since 2008, North Korea has been linked to at least six attempted hits, two of them successful, in South Korea, China and Malaysia.
For missing Argentine sub, time may be running out
The search for the missing ASA San Juan with 44 crew members on board entered its sixth day Tuesday. If it hasn't surfaced, the submarine has seven days of oxygen.
More remains of Sgt. La David Johnson recovered in Niger
The remains were identified via DNA testing and retrieved from the spot near the Niger village where Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed.
Iranian hacker charged in HBO 'Game of Thrones' theft
Mesri allegedly launched a campaign in May to gain access to HBO's servers through employee user accounts, and then got his hands on new episodes of hit shows.
World's oldest leader Mugabe resigns one week after coup
Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, finally resigned as Zimbabwe's president Tuesday — almost a week after a military coup.
World's first floating village to breathe new life into old dream
By 2020, linked platforms in a Tahitian lagoon could become home to 200 to 300 people.