Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of launching an "unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."
"Domestic violence never happens because there's a problem with the woman. The men are killing. They are the problem," says a rights activist in Istanbul.
The price of vanilla is ten times higher than a few years ago. That's bringing unimagined wealth to local villages — and problems as well.
The attacks on oil facilities by the Iran-backed Yemeni rebels sent large plumes of smoke into the air, the trails visible from space, and impacted an estimated production of 5 million barrels a day.
Titled America, it is a work of art by Italian Maurizio Catellan worth more than a million dollars. It was stolen Saturday from England's Blenheim Palace where it was installed for an exhibition.
Hamza bin Laden was killed in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region, according to a statment by the president on Saturday. He said his death "undermines important operational activities" of al-Qaida.
Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe was honored with a state funeral on Saturday — put on by the president and military leaders who had forced him out of office just two years ago.
In an interview with NPR about his memoir, Permanent Record, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden denies any cooperation with Russian intelligence and says he would return if guaranteed a fair trial.
"The number of people registered missing with the Bahamas government is going down daily," a spokesman for NEMA told reporters, adding that many could be unaccounted for in shelters.
As a poor, sick village boy in Ghana, Shadrack Frimpong remembers "praying and saying if I can keep these legs, then I will use them and work to help other people." And that's exactly what he did.
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In his memoir, the former NSA contractor says he believes he's been proven right as the U.S. has amended laws regarding government surveillance. But the government still wants to prosecute him.
"Owning a firearm is a privilege not a right," New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says, six months after a gunman killed 51 people in Christchurch.
P.J. Thomas was an experienced boat captain and harbor pilot who guided some of the world's largest cruise ships to the dock. During the hurricane, he died saving his wife.