Turkish police shot dead a woman carrying guns and hand grenades and detained a man as they tried to attack Istanbul's police headquarters on...
World Bank may be blind to harm of financial investments - Oxfam
Thailand's junta lifted martial law in most of the nation, but 10 months after staging a coup, it remains firmly in control — with new laws...
Menendez steps aside as top Democrat on U. S. Senate panel
More than 2,000 people were evacuated Wednesday from a number of buildings in London due to an electrical fire among cables under a pavement, fire...
North Dakota governor declares fire emergency
Three foreign tourists — two Austrians and an Italian — have died in an avalanche in the French Alps, and a fourth tourist has been taken by...
Coroner rules post‑Katrina New Orleans police killing a homicide
Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest‑ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with...
Japan PM Abe to craft war history comments with eye on U. S.
Valuable 18th century painting rediscovered in California home
Not every veterinarian would call it paradise. Scott Sims gets to far‑flung locales in the Hawaiian Islands by flying a plane he built himself or by...
India's IT plans suffer from power cuts, congestion - and monkeys
Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high‑speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at...
New Jersey college drops rapper Common as commencement speaker
Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to "The Fast and the Furious." The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers...
Kendrick Lamar's 'Butterfly' keeps afloat at top of Billboard 200