For years, North Korea's litany of threats has been largely dismissed. Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a "sea of fire," despite Pyongyang's repeated promises to make it so. So what has been different this time?
Three Americans are being hailed as heroes for tackling and disarming a gunman they happened to encounter on a high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris.
Out Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black recently wrote and directed a short film for Coca-Cola, which puts the spotlight on bullying and two gay teens.
Greece's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has resigned and called new elections - just as the country was starting to tap its new bailout package.
The recent hack on the controversial infidelity website Ashley Madison, which exposed the personal sensitive information of 37 million users, could put some LGBT people at risk.
The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project - a derelict seaside theme park called "Dismaland" complete with a run-down castle and a dead Cinderella.
Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect a site it allegedly used to develop nuclear arms under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out such work, according to a document seen by The AP.
Hackers claim to have exposed data on millions of spouses who signed up to the cheating website Ashley Madison.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's ruling coalition is battling poor polling and internal divisions over whether Australia should lift a ban on same-sex marriage.
Using malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) in registered drug shops in a highly endemic region in Uganda substantially reduced over diagnosis of malaria, improving the use of valuable malaria drugs.