There were poignant eulogies, veterans in uniform, pilots who flew the missing man formation, gospel singers and bagpipes graveside at the funeral of a World War II flying ace. But nothing topped a simple and spontaneous act by a little boy who knew of Jerry O’Keefe but never met him.
Danesha Couch drew worldwide attention when she welcomed her third set of naturally conceived twins within 26 months. She’s adjusting to life with five children under the age of 3, while dealing with internet haters and planning her wedding.
Jim Wyss of the Miami Herald had the proper journalist credentials to work in Venezuela, but he was detained Wednesday by immigration authorities and put on a plane for Panama. It’s his second run-in with Venezuelan authorities since 2013.
Standing beneath the forest-green peaks of the Sierra Nevada, President Barack Obama drew a connection Wednesday between conservation efforts and stopping global warming, describing the two environmental challenges as inseparably linked.
Indonesia is screening travelers from neighboring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive.
On her first visit to China as Britain's prime minister, Theresa May will try to reassure Beijing that she wants to strengthen ties despite her delay on a decision over whether to approve a Chinese-backed nuclear power plant in southwestern England.
President Enrique Pena Nieto's decision to meet with possibly Mexico's most-disliked man is turning into a public relations disaster for him, with social media posters and politicians calling it a national humiliation likely to lower the president's already historically low popularity ratings.
The permanent ouster of deeply unpopular President Dilma Rousseff by Brazil's Senate means that a man who is arguably just as unpopular is now faced with trying to ease the wounds of a divided nation mired in recession.
President Dilma Rousseff and Vice President Michel Temer once had a political marriage of convenience. From different parties, they ran on the same presidential ticket and served together for more than five years.
Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president, warning that failure to do so would jeopardize the "well-being of the American people."