An elementary school in Romania has been told that it can keep using the skeleton of its former headmaster by health officials. Alexandru Grigore Poescu taught at the school for fifty years and donated his skeleton to teach students anatomy.
The Mars One mission - to bring humans to the Red Planet - is underway, with nearly 80,000 applicants for a possible one-way trip. But will they go forth and multiply? Low gravity and cosmic rays lie in the path of the ambitious plan.
One of the greatest fictional villains, Star Wars' Darth Vader, has taken to the streets of the Ukrainian capital, to get personal and close with potential voters. His Internet Party will be running for the national parliament in Sunday's poll.
Almost 150 kids from the John Pearl Elementary School in Bohemia missed classes for an entire day after their parents learnt of a student’s relatives coming for a visit from Guinea, one the countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak.
A Palestinian-American teenager has been shot dead by Israeli troops who claim they were trying to prevent a “Molotov cocktail” attack amid clashes near Ramallah. The US State Department has called for a “speedy and transparent investigation.”
British police have agreed to pay £425,000 (US$682,000) in damages to a woman who was tricked into having a sexual relationship with one of their undercover agents and raised his child. The officer used his alias to infiltrate activist groups.
North Attleboro, Massachusetts will continue to prohibit children playing games in the street after attempts to change the relevant bylaw failed despite many of the town's residents questioning whether police have more pressing laws to enforce.
A public-service ad campaign in Florida, which depicts African American children in bulletproof vests, is urging voter participation to encourage the election of candidates who support repeal of the state’s stand-your-ground gun law.
A three-year-old girl has been banned from a kindergarten in Italy after her classmates’ parents protested her return over fears she could have Ebola after a vacation in Uganda. Despite no cases registered there, parents demanded a full check-up.
Israeli troops serving in the occupied West Bank see Palestinians not as humans, and when they are ordered to arrest someone, it does not matter whether it is a child or an elderly person, former IDF soldier Nadav Bigelman, told RT’s In the Now show.
A video of Israeli Defense Forces degrading detention and mistreatment of a disabled 11-year-old boy has surfaced on Youtube, once again sparking harsh criticism of abuse and indiscriminately violent treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli military.
Authorities suspect three teenage girls from suburban Denver, who stole money from their parents and flew to Germany over the weekend, were attempting to reach Syria to join Islamic State, the extremist group now being targeted by US-led airstrikes.