38 dead, 15 missing after ferry capsizes in the Philippines

Fifteen people remained missing Friday from a ferry that capsized the day before in the central Philippines with more than 180 people on board, authorities said.

China criticized over Ramadan restrictions

Some schools and local government agencies in China's restive Xinjiang province have adopted policies that critics, including the Turkish government, say prevent residents from fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Saudi prince pledges $32 billion to charity

Alwaleed said he wants his money to go to humanitarian causes after his death. The release did not identify specific efforts, but said the board of trustees at Alaweed Philanthropies -- which he currently heads -- will craft a plan to spend the money on initiatives related to healthcare, education and poverty.

As death toll rises to 135, Indonesia crash raises concerns over aging fleet

The crash of a 50-year-old Indonesian Air Force plane that killed at least 135 people has put the health of the Southeast Asian nation's military aircraft under scrutiny.

Tunisia attack victims: Grandparents, soccer fans, longtime couples

As many as 30 of those killed in the terror attack in Sousse, Tunisia, are believed to have been British, according to Tunisia's Foreign Ministry. Many were pensioners, enjoying what were supposed to be the golden days of their retirement.

Greece defaults on $1.7 billion IMF payment

Greece became the first developed country to default to the IMF, an organization of 188 nations that tries to keep the world economy stable.

Britain's losses in Tunisia terror attack climb to 22

Grim news came for Britain on Tuesday as the number of confirmed British fatalities in last week's terror attack at a Tunisia beach resort climbed to 22.

South Carolina church fire: Mt. Zion AME burns in Greeleyville

A fire broke out at the Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, on Tuesday. Up to 50 firefighters fought to extinguish the blaze, a fire official said.

Greek PM hints he'll quit if people back bailout offer

European leaders made clear they could yet save Greece from economic chaos, but there would need to be a political earthquake in Athens first.

Solar plane faces most dangerous part of around-the-world flight

This is pretty much it: the most dangerous part of a historic solar-powered adventure playing out thousands of feet above the Earth.