Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine by a BUK missile brought from Russian territory into a pro-Russian area of eastern Ukraine, the head of the Dutch National Detective Force, Wilbert Paulissen said Wednesday.
It began as a dispute over a trade agreement, but it mushroomed into the bloodiest conflict in Europe since the wars over the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s.
See images from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down in July 2014 over Ukrainian territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists. All 298 people on board were killed.
Former "Miss Universe" Alicia Machado struck back Tuesday against insults hurled at her by Donald Trump, saying that he was "aggressive" and "really rude."
Protesters have gathered near the scene of an officer-involved shooting in El Cajon, California. A police officer shot a black man who appeared to threaten him Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
As soon as the first debate of the 2016 presidential election was over, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were quick to claim victory.
Former Israeli Prime Minister, President and Nobel laureate Shimon Peres is dead, according to Israel's Channel 2 and Channel 10.
A Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri will appear in Playboy magazine's October issue wearing a hijab, a decision that has elicited praise in some quarters and provoked condemnation in others.
Serena Williams has expressed her fears and frustration about police violence against African Americans, writing on Facebook that she "won't be silent."
Two hospitals in eastern Aleppo have been bombed "out of service", staff and activists said, as airstrikes continued to pound rebel-held parts of the city.
A total of 204 bodies have been recovered from the migrant boat that capsized off the coast of Egypt last week, a local official was quoted by state media as saying.
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, has been granted a court injunction to prevent reportedly hacked photos from being published, her attorneys told CNN on Wednesday.
Courteney Cox was not amused by the Jennifer Aniston-Brangelina memes.
The Nigerian Football Federation says it is so cash-strapped that it cannot afford to fly its players to Zambia for next month's World Cup 2018 qualifier.
Conditions in the embattled rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo are getting worse each day. There's no way in or out. Residents in the city are increasingly desperate to tell the world what's happening -- and many have turned to WhatsApp.
Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza is known for his coverage of President Obama's administration, but he first worked for government in the Reagan years.
The award, won by Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley in previous years, may sometimes baffle but never fails to spark conversation. This year's shortlisted artists, whose works have gone on display at Tate Britain, are no exception.
Going on vacation could help you uncover the secret to a long and healthy life -- if you pick the right destination.
To the untrained eye it's a simple piece of jewelry -- but don't let its modesty fool you.
Nudists in Paris will soon be able to shed their clothes without fear of arrest, as city council members have approved plans for an official park for naked people.
The timbila, an instrument unique to Mozambique, is giving jazz a new sound.
In August 2014, Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters set out on a mission to help Yazidi people trapped on Mount Sinjar.
It's just a little sting, so slight often the victim doesn't even feel it.
In "50 Architects 50 Buildings: The Buildings That Inspire Architects," top design talent share the spaces that stir their emotions and spark new ideas.
With Vuhl, brothers are Guillermo and Iker Echevarría are looking to can exploit a gap between a number of established supercar rivals.
A Champions League night; the world's most prestigious club competition; a last-second equalizer to extend the home side's unbeaten start in their group -- but all played out in front of a half-empty stadium.
Taking a break from social media to tend to her health hasn't stopped Selena Gomez from reaching a milestone.
Beloved internet meme Pepe the Frog has gone through various incarnations over the years, reflecting a range of emotions.
The daily commute is the most mundane and often the most frustrating part of city living -- but photographer Chris Forsyth wants us to appreciate the beauty hidden in our transit systems.
The large bull rhino was about a hundred meters away. The jeep carrying the darting team moved closer, there was a popping sound and the bull twitched and moved off with a dart clearly visible in his upper leg. Within two minutes he was down on his knees. The dehorning team approached quickly, attached blinkers to cover his eyes as a group of ranch hands held him down and attached a rope to his back leg.
As Hillary Clinton on Monday night reeled off a litany of insults he had leveled against women through the years, including some nasty nicknames for a former Miss Universe, Donald Trump leaned into his microphone and asked repeatedly, "Where did you find this? Where did you find this?"
Peter Bergen: Very little attention in the debate was devoted to Afghanistan and Syria, two of the biggest challenges facing the new president
Win or lose, Donald Trump has successfully normalized our worst racial impulses for all the world to see, writes Peniel Joseph.
Eliott C. McLaughlin remembers his brush with the late Arnold Palmer, 'The King', at Augusta's Par-3 Contest.
Come November 9th, I am certain to be disappointed by the outcome of the presidential race. Whether the electoral map plays into the hands of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, America will find itself retreating into illiberal, inward-looking policies, led by either one of the two least-inspiring candidates D.C. has ever managed to cook up.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
A group of undercover officers in Winnipeg, Canada, is leading a new way to fight human trafficking -- firmly focused on helping victims.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
Shimon Peres died at age of 93. He was involved in Israeli politics for over 50 years and held every major position in Israel's Cabinet.
The best moments from the highly anticipated first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
In a one-off for the secretive country, North Korea has hosted its first ever airshow.
Pete Souza is Chief Official White House photographer. Known for his coverage of Obama's administration, he first worked for government in the Reagan years.