North Korea Warns US Of 'Catastrophic Consequences'
November 23 2014 6:45 AM
The Stalinist state has reacted with anger over a U.N. vote that suggested it face crimes-against-humanity charges.
Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry Dies At 78
November 23 2014 3:36 AM
Marion Barry was "the most influential and savvy local politician of his generation," says the Washington Post.
Boy With Toy Gun Shot By Cleveland Police Dies At Hospital
November 23 2014 12:23 AM
The shooting comes days after a fatal police shooting in New York and as the country awaits a decision by a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo.
Obama Expands 2015 US Combat Role In Afghanistan: Report
November 22 2014 12:58 AM
The president signed a secret order to expand U.S. forces' role in the war-torn country, according to a New York Times report.
The Curious Case Of An American's 'Vacation' In North Korea's Prisons
November 21 2014 6:29 AM
Matthew Miller sought to be detained in North Korea, in pursuit of a dream to "speak to ordinary North Koreans," before he was freed.
Schumacher Paralyzed And Confined To Wheelchair, Says 'Friend'
November 21 2014 3:28 AM
The seven-time Formula One world champ suffered serious head injuries last December while skiing in France.
UK Drops Challenge To EU Cap On Bankers' Bonuses
November 21 2014 2:16 AM
The EU cap on bankers' bonuses is designed to reduce risk-taking, and British authorities decided that a challenge was "unlikely to succeed."
Woman With Gun Arrested Outside White House
November 21 2014 12:11 AM
The woman, from Michigan, was taken into custody after Secret Service officers noticed she was carrying a 9mm pistol in a holster.
Chinese Hackers Could Shut Down US Power Grid: NSA Chief
November 20 2014 11:39 PM
The top cyber-security official warned that a major cyberattack was "a matter of when, not if."
Russia Warns US: Don't Provide Weapons To Ukraine
November 20 2014 10:00 PM
Russia responded sharply to the suggestion by a U.S. official that legal military assistance was "something we should be looking at."
UK Challenge To EU Cap On Bankers' Bonuses Dealt Huge Blow
November 20 2014 6:28 AM
Today's ruling is not legally binding, but the court, which will make the final decision, follows such rulings a majority of the time.
Facebook's Bus Drivers Vote To Unionize
November 20 2014 5:29 AM
The drivers for the company's employee shuttle service, who work for a contractor, complain about unfair working practices and low pay.
Defiance And Despair In Hong Kong
November 20 2014 2:19 AM
With the threat of eviction hanging over protesters in Hong Kong, demonstrators are planning a cat-and-mouse game with the police.
Over 80% In Hong Kong Want Demonstrations To End: Poll
November 19 2014 9:49 PM
A survey also reveals that over two thirds of city residents supported police action to remove protesters from Hong Kong streets.
Hong Kong Police Remove Demonstrators From Small Protest Site
November 18 2014 12:31 AM
Police and bailiffs were enforcing an injunction that the owner of an office building had obtained against protesters.
MH17 Debris Being Removed From Rebel-Controlled Area
November 16 2014 6:00 AM
Dutch investigators announced the wreckage will be transported back to Holland, where a section of the plane will be reconstructed.
ISIS Video Claims To Show Killing Of US Aid Worker Peter Kassig
November 16 2014 4:43 AM
The authenticity of the video has not yet been confirmed, but it reportedly shows up to a dozen people being beheaded.
Goodbye, APEC; Hello, Smog: Capital's Return To Normalcy
November 16 2014 3:09 AM
The "APEC Blue" skies Beijing enjoyed during the summit have vanished, replaced by the smog for which the city is notorious.
Hong Kong Protest Leaders Refused Boarding On Beijing Flight
November 15 2014 5:26 AM
Student leaders had hoped to put their case for increased democratic liberalization in the city to China's leaders, including Premier Li Keqiang.
Boko Haram Seizes Town Where Schoolgirls Were Kidnapped
November 15 2014 1:08 AM
The attack is another nail in the coffin of a ceasefire deal, which Nigeria's government announced last month.