In the 75 years since it debuted, the character of Batman has inspired many fans, young and old, in some cases due to a strong identification with the character.
Private schools that employ humanistic pedagogy for young children are becoming popular in China. A look at the factors behind the boom and potential pitfalls.
Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met military leaders on Wednesday to tell them he was resigning -- the first step toward running for the presidency, the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported.
Culling healthy animals at zoos is necessary to help species stay immune to disease, says the head of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria. A campaigner for animal rights, however, says the way to stop the killing is to stop going to zoos.
A nine-alarm fire broke out Wednesday at a brick brownstone in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, injuring eight people, officials said.
The two world leaders greeted each other with a smile and a handshake, and posed for pictures before sitting down across a table from each other.
India is to be certified polio-free by the World Health Organization after going three years without an endemic case of polio. The eradication of polio in India is heralded as one of the biggest achievements in global health efforts.
Over the past few days, the families of the 154 Chinese passengers who were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have been oscillating between grief and visceral anger as the search for the plane carrying their loved ones continues.
For anyone holding out hope of Pluto being reinstated as a major planet, you should probably do as they say in the movie "Frozen" and "let it go."
Why did the Jets sign Michael Vick? The people making all the decisions are simply trying not to get fired.
South Korea's military has reported that its reclusive northern neighbor test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles Wednesday morning from a site north of Pyongyang into the sea off its east coast.
They've been digging in the mud of rural Washington for nearly a week looking for any sign of life. But the more rescuers search, the less likely it seems they'll find it.
The former Malaysia Airlines CEO, Aziz Abdul Rahman, defends the pilots of Flight 370. CNN's Jim Clancy reports.
Copenhagen Zoo, which gained notoriety last month for killing a young giraffe named Marius and feeding his corpse to the lions, has hit the headlines again, as a healthy family of lions has now joined its growing death tally.
Virtual "killing sprees" in Iran and Iraq led to a spike in the number of executions globally last year, according to Amnesty International, although China executed more people than any other country.
The banking sector could be one of the main market movers Thursday, with Citigroup shares set for a tumble after the Federal Reserve expressed dissatisfaction with its funding plans.