U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered sanctions on people responsible for Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, including travel bans and freezing of their U.S.
An American who trained at an al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan in the spring of 2001 testified Thursday how he encountered Osama bin Laden at a safe house — and that bin Laden hinted that a suicide attack on U.S.
A National Guardsman and a civilian were killed Thursday in a clash between residents of a Caracas neighbourhood and armed men who tried to remove a barricade, Venezuelan officials said.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday that he has filed criminal charges against Chesapeake Energy Corp.
A Moscow appeals court on Thursday lightened the prison sentences of a Bolshoi dancer and two accomplices for their roles in an acid attack on the ballet's artistic director.
A man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway didn't break state law because the women were not nude or partially nude, Massachusetts' top court ruled.
The Obama administration has slapped new visa restrictions on pro-Russian opponents of the new Ukraine government in Kyiv and cleared the way for financial sanctions as the West began punishing Moscow for its occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
A nine-month-old baby born in California with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS may have been cured by doctors who began treatment within hours of her birth, medical researchers say.
The CEO of a virtual currency exchange was found dead near her home in Singapore.
There is an unusual twist in the current crisis over Ukraine and the Crimea because, as Vladimir Putin put it, Ukrainians and Russians are brothers.
A neighbour of Oscar Pistorius has returned to the stand to give evidence in the star athlete's murder trial in South Africa.
The new leader of Ukraine's Crimea region says pro-Russian forces control all access to the strategic peninsula and have blockaded all Ukrainian military bases that have not yet surrendered.
Five Afghan soldiers were killed in an air strike by the NATO-led force in Afghanistan on Thursday in eastern Logar province, a government official said.
Target Corp.'s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer's shoppers last year.
About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.
Canadian and U.S. authorities are looking for Khaophone Sychantha, an Ontario man they suspect is the ringleader of an international drug- and gun-smuggling operation.
A Canadian mining company said Wednesday that an illegal miner was killed in a clash with guards at the firm's silver mine in central Mexico.
A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis hasn't stopped an elite teen runner from winning races, even though her legs get so numb that she collapses at every finish line.
Severe winter weather across much of the U.S. has held back growth in the economy so far this year, a closely watched report out of the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
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