A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.
Tests on the long-lost skeleton of Richard III reveal the medieval monarch had a taste for rich foods such as peacock, heron and swan, and that his liking for the finer things in life -- including wine -- increased significantly after he became the king of England.
A coalition service member died after being stabbed in the neck -- allegedly by a Taliban member -- near the international airport in Afghanistan's capital Wednesday morning, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief said.
An Israeli delegation has been ordered home from talks in Cairo aimed at ending the conflict in Gaza, a senior Israeli official says, after the Israeli military blamed militants in Gaza for breaking the truce. Hamas denies firing rockets.
Kurdish forces wrest control of Iraq's Mosul Dam from ISIS militants, a Kurdish leader says. The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world," because its failure would be catastrophic.
She's worked in theater, created her own record label, built libraries, started an orchestra, runs a girl's football team and now wants to direct a film. Meet Mulenga Kapwepwe, Zambia's patron of the arts.