An Aeromexico jetliner taking off in a blustery storm smashed down into a nearby field but skidded to a stop virtually intact, and all 103 people aboard were able to escape advancing flames before fire engulfed the aircraft.
Severe storms have forced a French-American long-distance swimmer to suspend his attempt to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean.
Southeast Asian nations are expected to welcome an initial negotiating draft of a nonaggression pact with China on the South China Sea, but critics warn that the protracted talks provide a diplomatic cover for Beijing’s tenacious aggression in the disputed waters.
Alice Marie Johnson, the woman whose life sentence was commuted by President Trump last month, called America “a country of second chances” and said that she believes Trump will “follow up” with more situations like hers.
Politicians in France reportedly voted Monday in favor of a new law that would largely prohibit students from using smart devices on campus.
The ultimate fate for hundreds of death row inmates in several states is in limbo due to controversy and court challenges to lethal injection protocols.
A driver in Canada apparently was fired after a video of them swerving a company truck to seemingly splash pedestrians with puddle water was posted online.
A pod of endangered orcas, native to the Pacific Northwest waters, has been seen floating the body of a dead calf that died over a week ago.
It was an oops that wasn’t easy to fix.
U.N. experts say Iran might be willing to play “a constructive role” in ending the war in Yemen, though adding in a new report that Tehran still appears to be arming Yemen’s Houthi Shiite rebels with ballistic missiles and drones.