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End Times Preacher Links Paris Attacks to Same-Sex Marriage

Nov 25
A messianic Jewish Rabbi is warning that the terrorist attacks in Paris are a prelude of what God will do to the United States over the legalization of same-sex marriage.

UN Weather Agency: It's Record Hot Out There This Year

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 25
Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.

Russian Crackdown on Muslims Fuels Exodus to Islamic State

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Nov 25
Security forces in Russia's southernmost republic of Dagestan keep devout Muslims under surveillance, routinely raid their homes and haul them to police stations to give DNA samples and fingerprints.

Israel Court Allows Transgender Woman's Cremation

By Tia Goldenberg | Nov 25
The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family's wishes, Israel's Supreme Court ruled in documents obtained Wednesday.

Vietnam's Trans Activists Say New Law Paves Way for Surgeries

Nov 25
Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.

Obama, Hollande Pledge Solidarity Against ISIS

By Julie Pace and Kathleen Hennessey | Nov 24
Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State.

Video of the Day: Drag Queen Knocks Herself Out With Death Drop

Nov 24
Drag queen Mel Trixx of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, recently got a little too fierce at a performance when she knocked herself out by doing a jaw-dropping death drop.

Brussels Security Lockdown Hits Businesses

By Maria Cheng | Nov 24
Belgium may be famed for its chocolate and beer, but the lockdown imposed because of a national threat alert is creating a bad taste for many businesses.

Paris Attacks: Suspect Quizzed, Brussels Still in Lockdown

By Nicolas Vaux-Montagny and Maria Cheng | Nov 24
French authorities on Tuesday questioned a top suspect linked to attackers who terrorized Paris, while Belgium's capital remained locked down under threat of a possible similar attack.

Church of Scientology's Moscow Branch To Be Dissolved

Nov 24
A Russian court has ordered the Church of Scientology in Moscow to be dissolved.

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