At least 70 people were killed in a string of barrel bomb attacks Saturday on the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the opposition-run Aleppo Media Center.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had a bicycle accident in France on Sunday and was flown by helicopter to a hospital in nearby Geneva, Switzerland, for examination, said State Department spokesman John Kirby.
Police shot a man dead and detained two other people outside a Singapore hotel Sunday where a high-level security summit was being held, according to a statement from Singapore police. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter had been attending the summit on Saturday.
Israel's newly elected Knesset is barely two months old, and for all the challenges it has faced -- including international pressure for a two-state solution, a struggle to form a coalition, and a plan to segregate buses that brought widespread criticism -- the legislative body is already enjoying one major success: There are more women in Knesset now than there have ever been before.
Joseph "Beau" Biden III, an Iraq War veteran who served as the attorney general of Delaware and was a son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday at the age 46, the White House said in a statement Saturday night.
Mysterious tar balls and tar patties washing ashore in popular Manhattan Beach near Los Angeles are prompting beach closures and raising questions about the connection they might have to last week's Santa Barbara County's spill.