Stacey Abrams became Georgia's 1st woman gubernatorial nominee Tuesday after beating Stacey Evans in the Democratic primary. She could be the first black female governor in the US. Who is Abrams: The politician, author and businesswoman?
A suspected abduction at a Midlothian, Virginia, Walmart on Sunday turned out to be a staged hoax planned and videotaped by a group of people to post on social media, police said. They turned themselves in after seeing the abduction reported in local media, police said.
Virginia authorities say a 4-year-old boy thought a real gun was a toy when he fired it, killing his 2-year-old brother. The accidental shooting happened Tuesday while the children’s mother was at the home. Tyler Aponte died at a hospital.
Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.
Philippine officials say hundreds of displaced villagers remain in emergency shelters, terrorism threats linger and troops continue to find bombs in the ruins of a southern city which Islamic State group-aligned fighters attacked a year ago.
A Canadian woman captured the Internet Wednesday with a hideous deed. Apparently livid that she could not use the restroom at a Tim Hortons restaurant, she decided to take manners into her own hands and go to the bathroom on the floor.