President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice on seeking a negotiated Syrian peace settlement, yet couldn't publicly agree on what this means. (June 18)
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano registered a massive eruption, emitting a plume of ash and gas that reached an altitude of 2.4 miles. Note: video is silent. (June 18)
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside and near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad Tuesday, killing 29 people and reviving fears the country is headed back toward the widespread sectarian bloodshed.(June 18)
The Paris Air Show is a platform for the race for sales between Boeing and its European rival Airbus, which is hoping that the event sparks interest in its A350, its long-haul wide-body rival to the 787. (June 18)
First lady, Michelle Obama took a tour of Ireland's Wicklow Mountains National Park with daughters Sasha and Malia on Tuesday. They are in Ireland while President Obama attends the G-8 summit. (June 18)
Take a look back at the historic speech delivered by John F. Kennedy in Germany.
Afghan forces have taken over the security lead in Afghanistan, following an official handover from the US-led NATO coalition on Tuesday. (June 18)
An estimated 100,000 demonstrators flooded the streets of eight different Brazilian cities, venting frustrations over poor transportation, health services, education and security despite heavy taxes. (June 18)
Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (Jun...
Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obama on Monday that their positions on Syria do not coincide but both leaders agree on the need to push for negotiations in Syria's two-year-old civil war. (June 17)