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Yelena Bonner, Rights Activist and Sakharov's Widow, Dies

Yelena Bonner, Rights Activist and Sakharov's Widow, Dies

Bonner rose to prominence through work with her husband in the Russian dissident and human rights movement. Read »

Jun 19, 2011
8 NATO Troops Killed In Afghanistan

8 NATO Troops Killed In Afghanistan

The nationalities of the dead not yet released. Read »

Jun 19, 2011
Hundreds Of Thousands Displaced In Sudan

Hundreds Of Thousands Displaced In Sudan

Entire ethnic group at risk of disappearance. Read »

Jun 18, 2011
Libya: More Civilians Killed by NATO

Libya: More Civilians Killed by NATO

Libya said the dead civilians included three children, the BBC reported. Read »

Jun 20, 2011
More Flooding Expected In Plains Areas

More Flooding Expected In Plains Areas

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard worried levees won't hold. Read »

Jun 19, 2011
Syrian Troops Storm Border Town: Witnesses

Syrian Troops Storm Border Town: Witnesses

"I saw shabbiha [pro-Assad gunmen] setting fire to two houses," a lawyer in the Jisr-al-Shughour... Read »

Jun 18, 2011
Karzai: U.S. Talking with Taliban

Karzai: U.S. Talking with Taliban

The Afghan president told reporters today that "peace talks have started with [the Taliban] already and it... Read »

Jun 18, 2011
S. Korea Accidentally Fires at Passenger Jet

S. Korea Accidentally Fires at Passenger Jet

Two soldiers fired at the plane, which carried 119 passengers, with their K-2 rifles for about 10 minutes around... Read »

Jun 18, 2011
N.Y. Target Workers Vote Down Unionization

N.Y. Target Workers Vote Down Unionization

Efforts to make a Target store in Valley Stream, N.Y., the chain's first union shop have hit a snag: employees voted... Read »

Jun 18, 2011
Computer Glitch Strands United Fliers

Computer Glitch Strands United Fliers

A glitch in United Air Lines' computer system left thousands of passengers stranded for hours Friday night. Read »

Jun 18, 2011
Tainted Water Cleanup at Fukushima Halted

Tainted Water Cleanup at Fukushima Halted

About 110,000 metric tons of contaminated water—about the equivalent of 40 Olympic-sized swimming... Read »

Oct 28, 2013
Chile Volcano Grounds Flights in Australia, New Zealand

Chile Volcano Grounds Flights in Australia, New Zealand

Southern Chile's erupting Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano chain has disrupted flights and grounded planes... Read »

Jun 12, 2011
Syrian Troops Enter Northern Town

Syrian Troops Enter Northern Town

The latest action by the government has forced more people to flee towards the Turkish border, which 4,000... Read »

Jun 12, 2011
First New Photos of Giffords Released

First New Photos of Giffords Released

The congresswoman could be released from the Houston hospital where she has undergone rehabilitation as early... Read »

Jun 13, 2011
Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Some of the marchers urged the immediate shutdown of all nuclear plants and demanded stringent government radiation... Read »

Jun 11, 2011
String of Attacks Leaves 21 Dead in Afghanistan

String of Attacks Leaves 21 Dead in Afghanistan

The news of the violence came on the heels of a United Nations report that found May the deadliest month for Afghan... Read »

Jun 11, 2011
Three Joplin Victims Had Rare Fungal Infection

Three Joplin Victims Had Rare Fungal Infection

A coronor said it is uncertain whether the fungus was the cause of the deaths. Read »

Jun 11, 2011
Sprouts Linked to Deadly German E. Coli Outbreak

Sprouts Linked to Deadly German E. Coli Outbreak

Burger also said that the tainted sprouts may have either been eaten or discarded already, but he cautioned that the... Read »

Jun 11, 2011
2 Troops Killed in Afghanistan Chopper Crash

2 Troops Killed in Afghanistan Chopper Crash

A representative for the Taliban said one of its fighters used a shoulder-fired rocket to bring down... Read »

Jun 5, 2011
Syria Blocks New Protest At Israeli Border

Syria Blocks New Protest At Israeli Border

A day after twenty people died in clashes with Israeli troops, Syrian police blocked pro-Palestinian marchers... Read »

Jun 6, 2011

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