President Barack Obama has won Time's Person of the Year for the second time.
An FBI special agent shot and killed man in Orlando, Florida, early on Wednesday morning, just hours after he was interrogated about the Boston Marathon bombings.
President Barack Obama has won Time's Person of the Year for the second time.
An appeals court in France refused to drop prostitution-related claims against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, which means his legal troubles are not yet finished after more than a year of sexual scandals.
President Obama will not call for any "specific measures" on gun policy at a joint announcement with Joe Biden at the White House today, but the president will reportedly task the VP with leading an administration-wide review.
As with every tragedy that takes place in America these days, it didn't take long for "truthers," racists, and other fringe people to concoct myths about the Sandy Hook massacre that would be laughable if they weren't so offensive.
Cerberus Capital Management, which helped created one the nation's largest gun manufacturing conglomerates, has announced it is selling off its investment in the group in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
Gunmen in Pakistan have killed six people and wounded several others who were working on an anti-polio vaccination program, amid accusations that the campaign is part of a Western conspiracy against Muslims.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in a Baghdad hospital after apparently suffering a stroke.
NBC News has revealed that their top foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his crew have been released from captivity after going missing in Syria for nearly a week.
The official inquiry into a garment factory fire that killed more than 100 workers in Bangladesh last month has concluded that the fire was deliberately set, though it can't say who did it or why.
Public schools in the neighboring towns of Ridgefield, Redding, and Easton, Connecticut, are on lockdown after a resident reported seeing a man possibly carrying a rifle near the Branchville School in Ridgefield Monday morning.
With a nation still mourning the Sandy Hook school shooting, Americans across the country continue to deal with even more public gunfire this weekend, including another shooting at a late night moving screening.
Farouk Al-Sharaa is technically still the vice-president of Syria, but is quick to remind everyone that he doesn't make any decisions on behalf of the regime.
The United Nations and Iran ended their latest negotiations over the country's nuclear program with an agreement to hold more negotiations, which is what amounts to a breakthrough in this ongoing stalemate.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal argues on the opinion page of The Wall Street Journal today that birth control should be more widely available to those who want it, but probably not for the same reasons most women's health advocates do.
The United States has agreed to send two Patriot missile batteries to defend Turkey's border against Syria missiles, and that also means 400 more American troops will be on the ground and closer than ever to the ongoing fight in Syria.
The British government is still trying to solve the bizarre 2006 poisoning death of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, who was apparently not only working for MI6 but also with Spanish intelligence and his ex-KGB pals.
We're still more than a month away from Barack Obama's second inauguration, but the planning is well underway — and apparently includes military personnel playing with this huge toy map of Washington, D.C.
A high ranking Russian minister has publicly admitted that the Syrian government might lose its civil war, but doesn't seem excited about the possibility of a future without Bashar al-Assad.
China once again challenged Japanese claims to a disputed set of islands in the East China Sea, this time by sending a plane to patrol the area, which prompted Japan to scramble its own air force.
It's the first time Assad's forced have used the weapons inside their own country. A senior official says that Obama administration considers this "a significant escalation" — especially given the possibility that SCUDs could be used to deliver chemical weapons.
The headlines all say that North Korea's successful missile launch today brings them one step closer to a nuclear missile, but there are plenty — plenty — more steps to take before they get there.
The long wait is over and we've finally got the first words of Twitter wisdom from Pope Benedict XVI.
Delivery specialist FedEx has been accused of "systematically" overcharging its business and government clients for nearly a decade, and this may be the smoking gun to prove it.
More than four years after rescuing the insurance giant from total collapse, the Treasury Department has finally sold off all its remaining shares in AIG—and even made a little money off the deal.
British military leaders are reportedly building a coalition to provide military help to the Syrian opposition, but the rebels are instead turning to an Islamist group that the U.S. says are terrorists — and maybe rejecting American help outright.
Chinese internet users are a little miffed today after the learning that the Communist Party's official news service has its own Twitter account, even though Twitter is supposed to be banned in China.
The gains have come with disturbing new signs — video decapitations, al Qaeda links, and more — that the rebels may end up nearly as brutal in victory as the regime they're hoping to replace.
Republican Senators have gotten little traction trying to pin the Benghazi disaster on U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, but new details about the role she's played in the ongoing Congolese war might be more damaging to her possible nomination for Secretary of State.
A member of the Navy's elite SEAL Team Six was killed on Sunday, during a mission that rescued an American doctor from kidnappers in Afghanistan.
The two Australian DJs who prank called the hospital where Kate Middleton was staying last week, appeared visibly shaken in their first public interview since learning that one of the nurses they fooled committed suicide.
Anti-government protesters in Egypt continue to fight against President Mohamed Morsi's actions, and now there be a postponement of the constitutional referendum.
The woman who fell for a prank phone call made to the hospital where Kate Middleton was recently treated was found dead this morning after apparently committing suicide — and the pranksters will not be getting away with it.
In an effort to combat the state's out-of-control python population, Florida is starting a contest with a cash prize going to whoever can kill the most of the reptiles.
One of the most conservative of conservatives leaders in the U.S. Congress and a founder of Washington's Tea Party movement will resign from the Senate to take over the Heritage Foundation.
We've seen what can happen when people abuse the "Reply All" email button, but it's not often that it catches police officers suggesting alternative reasons to fight crime.
One of the strongest tropical storms of the year has slammed into remote, rural areas of the Philippines, killing at least 200 people and forcing tens of thousands more to flee their homes and villages
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer isn't "missing," exactly, but she did leave her state three days ago and no one seems to know where she is.
A group of economic advisers from the Clinton era thinks it may have stumbled upon a brilliant solution for America's current economic situation: make it more like the Clinton era. Which, given today's Washington gridlock, may not be all that brilliant.
After making her name defending the little guy from the greedy clutches of Wall Street's worst villains, Elizabeth Warren will finally have the chance to grill the country's top bankers on the Senate Banking Committee.
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