Michael Hartmann, a German MP, admitted to using crystal meth for one month in 2013 to improve his performance.

German MP admits to crystal meth use

A German MP admitted on Wednesday that he took crystal meth. 

His excuse? Michael...

The Maiquetia International Airport in Venezuela will be charging a fee for the "clean air" that passengers will be breathing in.

Pay to breathe, says Venezuelan airport

Want to breathe clean air? If you're at the biggest international airport in Venezuela, you will have to...

71-year-old grandmother is a valedictorian as she graduates with a certified nursing assistant license.

Grandmother, 71, graduates as a valedictorian

​Age is no barrier for this 71-year-old grandmother who was...

Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, the Texas shooter who killed six people including four children, fainted in court as the murder charges against him were read.

Texas shooter who allegedly killed six people faints in court

The Texas shooter who allegedly shot and killed six of his family members, collapsed in court...

High-level Yahoo executive has been accused of sexual harassment by her former employee

High-level female Yahoo executive sued for sexual harassment

A high-level female Yahoo Inc executive is being sued in California for sexual harassment and wrongful termination by a woman who worked under her.

Maria Zhang, a senior director of...

Msgr. Melchor Sanchez, the undersecretary for the Pontifical Council for Culture, holding up #PauseForPeace sign. The council is urging for a global ceasefire during the World Cup final this Monday.

#PauseForPeace - Vatican calls for ceasefire for World Cup final

The Vatican on Friday called for a truce in wars around the globe during Sunday’s World Cup final, taking to social media with the hashtag #pauseforpeace as a conflict in the Gaza Strip escalates...

New Jersey native Doug Hehner waiting for his bride whom he is meeting for the first time, in this new reality television series Married At First Sight.

Total strangers get married in this crazy new TV series

Tie the knot with someone you just met at the altar. 

That is the premise of a crazy new American reality television show, Married At First Sight, which premiered on Tuesday. 


Police arrest model for the death of Google executive

Two men died of a heroin overdose within months of each other. Both were with the same girl when it happened.

Coincidence? Or something more sinister?

Alix Tichelman was arrested on...

Girl, 8, needs stitches after teacher throws shoe at her

A teacher threw a shoe at a girl who was playing with two classmates while he was conducting lessons on Thursday.

The eight-year-old pupil was injured and needed...

A 50-year-old Thai elephant, who was featured in the 2004 epic Alexander, was found poisoned and its tusks stolen on Friday.

Magnificent elephant killed, tusks hacked off

This elephant was magnificent in the battle scene in Alexander the movie, dramatically rearing up on its hind legs in attack.

But the famous elephant's life came to a sad end at the hands...