Police in Germany are investigating what they describe as a series of mass sexual assaults that allegedly took place on New Year’s Eve in Cologne.
The shores of Sharm el-Sheikh are usually packed during the holiday season.
Musicians, actors and politicians were among the notable people who passed away this past year.
We have Professor Peter Schickele to thank for introducing the world to PDQ Bach, the '21st of Johann Sebastian Bach's 20 children.'
The waning year’s advances in computer hardware and software, mechanical devices, sensors and artificial intelligence brought the world another step closer to the robotic future.
The nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers in July ended decades of negotiations and setbacks, and has been hailed by U.S. President Barack Obama as one of the major achievements of the year.
Israel says it has successfully tested a ballistic missile shield for protection from long-range weapons held by Hezbollah, Iran and Syria.
Hunger hit Africa hard this year as climate change, conflict and enduring poverty ravaged multiple countries and left tens of millions of people in dire straits.
Americans witnessed a rarity at the end of 2015: a functioning Congress that enacted major legislation with bipartisan support.
For now, virtual reality is still mostly associated with video games.
A new study shows that human brains do not fit neatly into 'male' and 'female' categories. Instead, most contain features from both.
As of November, some 800,000 refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa had crossed the Mediterranean to reach a safe haven in Europe.