Japan's deputy foreign minister reports no progress in the effort to secure the release of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot.
A new study finds the Icelandic landmass is rising at a rate of 1.4 inches per year -- much faster than previously estimated.
Authorities are investigating whether factors such as maintenance, procedures and training may have contributed to the crash.
A report by the Washington Post indicates how the U.S. and Israel controversially killed one of the world's most-wanted terrorists.
Israel's U.S. ambassador says it would have been "inappropriate" for him to inform the White House about Netanyahu's speech to Congress.
After a botched execution last year, the state says it is seeking a new combination of drugs to be used in lethal injections.
The rearmament of strategic nuclear missile forces is an absolute priority, according to the Russian government.