The Russian president signed what he calls "accession treaties" that world powers refuse to recognize. It's his latest attempt to redraw the map of Europe at Ukraine's expense.
Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the gold-medal game of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive tournament.
The power outage caused by the storm prompted protests in the streets of Havana as several hundred people demanded restoration of electricity more than two days after a blackout hit the entire island.
Wild boars have a reputation for destruction, but farmer Friedrich Stapel told a news agency that he can't bear to chase away the piglet, which he's named Frieda. It'll winter with his mother cows.
As one of the world's largest democracies heads to the polls on Sunday, here are the main candidates and issues in the Brazilian election.
"The loss of nature and rising water insecurity are global health threats that must be confronted together," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
In the sci-fi drama Vesper, the title character is a 13 year old bio-hacker who lives in a future where humankind has wiped out all edible plants.
The former prime minister was sentenced to three years for violating the official secrets act, on top of a 20-year sentence already handed down by the military junta that took power in 2021.
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to formally annex four territories from Ukraine on Friday, following staged referendums that were condemned by the West.
While Ukraine's counteroffensive this month was hailed as stunning by military observers, Ukrainian troops tell NPR that Russian forces put up stiff resistance in parts of the Kharkiv region.
Javier Zamora's book, as touching as it is sad, and as full of hope and kindness as it is harrowing, is the kind of narrative that manages to bring a huge debate down to a very personal space.
People with disabilities, people who can't afford it and people who don't want to abandon their pets are among the many who can't easily get up and leave before a hurricane.
Orthodox Jews gathered in Uman to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, at the tomb of a rabbi who preached his vision of a joy-filled life in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Coal-fired power plants across Germany were scheduled to be shut down by the end of the year. But with Russia cutting gas deliveries, Germany is turning to coal.
The scandal has been the talk of the chess world this month. Interest exploded last week after Carlsen resigned from a match against Niemann after making only one move.