The head of an international gay rights organization is telling the U.N. Security Council that the Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for executing at least 30 people for sodomy.
An ultra-Orthodox Israeli who fatally stabbed a teenage girl at a Jerusalem gay pride parade has been indicted on a murder charge.
A U.S. Marine charged with murder has testified in court that he choked a Filipino unconscious during a fight that started when he discovered that she was a transgender woman in a Philippine motel.
Three Americans and a Briton who tackled an attacker loaded with guns and ammunition prevented carnage on the high-speed train carrying 500 passengers to Paris, France's president said Monday as he presented the men with the Legion of Honor.
Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium.
The man who boarded a high-speed train in Europe with an assault rifle before being subdued by three Americans was known to intelligence services in three countries and had ties to radical Islam, authorities said Sunday.
For years, North Korea's litany of threats has been largely dismissed. Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a "sea of fire," despite Pyongyang's repeated promises to make it so. So what has been different this time?
Three Americans are being hailed as heroes for tackling and disarming a gunman they happened to encounter on a high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris.
Out Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black recently wrote and directed a short film for Coca-Cola, which puts the spotlight on bullying and two gay teens.
Greece's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has resigned and called new elections - just as the country was starting to tap its new bailout package.