Two people in China are being treated for plague, authorities said Tuesday. It's the second time the disease, the same one that caused the Black Death, one of the deadliest pandemics in human history, has been detected in the region -- in May, a Mongolian couple died from bubonic plague after eating the raw kidney of a marmot, a local folk health remedy. ... read more

The mayor of Venice says he will declare a state of disaster after a high tide topped 1.87m. ... read more

Bolivian senator Jeanine Anez declared herself the country's acting leader Tuesday, despite a boycott by former President Evo Morales' allies that left the legislative chamber short of the legal minimum number of lawmakers required to appoint her. ... read more

Prosecutors say the man accused of murdering Grace Millane disposed of her body using the case. ... read more

When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits Washington on Wednesday, he'll likely find the capital a pretty hostile place ... read more

Huge blazes continue to rage in two drought-hit states, amid warnings of a dangerous summer. ... read more

A group of underwater treasure hunters has salvaged hundreds of bottles of rare cognac and liqueur from a ship that was sunk by a German U-boat during World War I. ... read more

A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart. ... read more