Runners Don Gas Masks As Smog Blankets Marathon [PHOTOS]
October 19 2014 6:10 AM
Air quality in Beijing was rated as "severely polluted," which came with a government warning to avoid outdoor activities.
Obama Considers Backing Bush-Era Reading Of Torture Treaty
October 19 2014 5:21 AM
Military and intelligence lawyers are urging the administration to support the Bush-era interpretation of the convention against torture.
Hong Kong Protesters Retake Site Previously Cleared By Police
October 18 2014 4:19 AM
As many as 9,000 protesters stormed the police lines in Mong Kok early Saturday, forcing officers to retreat.
Brazilian Man Confesses To 39 Murders
October 17 2014 6:02 AM
Thiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha reportedly told police that he killed to "alleviate his personal suffering and anxiety."
Death Toll From Nepal Avalanche Rises, Scores Still Missing
October 17 2014 4:19 AM
Hikers who were caught in unseasonably bad weather found themselves unprepared to survive the harsh conditions, according to reports.
UK Jihadists Who Join Islamic State Could Face Treason Charges
October 17 2014 2:48 AM
The British foreign secretary said that jihadists could be charged under the country's treason law, which dates back to 1361.
MMA Fighter 'War Machine' Attempts Suicide In Jail
October 17 2014 12:25 AM
The former fighter is awaiting trial on 32 charges, including for the attempted murder of his former girlfriend, Christy Mack, and her friend.
Body Found In River Believed To Be That Of Missing Actress
October 16 2014 11:35 PM
Misty Upham, who was featured in "August: Osage County," was reported missing by her family Oct. 6, and reportedly suffered from mental health issues.
Hong Kong Police Clear Protest Site In Dawn Raid
October 16 2014 10:11 PM
Up to 800 officers cleared barricades at a pro-democracy protest camp in Mong Kok, across the harbor from the main protest.
Biden's Son Discharged From Navy After Testing Positive For Cocaine
October 16 2014 8:46 PM
The vice president's son was discharged in February, only 10 months after he received his commission as an ensign in the Navy Reserve.
Harvard Law Professors Condemn New Sexual Misconduct Policy
October 16 2014 6:58 AM
Twenty eight professors from Harvard's law school said in an open letter that the new policy lacked "basic elements of fairness and due process."
Hong Kong Leader Agrees To Talks
October 16 2014 4:38 AM
Leung Chun-ying told reporters that he wanted to work with protesters, but that China's decision on the city's elections could not be changed.
China Refutes US Hacking Accusations
October 16 2014 3:18 AM
This is the second time in less than a month that the two countries have traded hacking claims.
Jennifer Lawrence Returns In New 'Hunger Games' Trailer
October 16 2014 1:19 AM
The upcoming 'Mockingjay - Part 1' is the first part of the finale of the hugely successful Hunger Games movie franchise.
Police Beating Video Reignites Hong Kong Protests
October 15 2014 11:58 PM
Hundreds of demonstrators crowded around a city police station to file allegations of police brutality Wednesday night.
At Least 20 Killed As Avalanches Strike Nepal Climbing Region
October 15 2014 10:26 PM
Unseasonably bad weather resulting from a recent cyclone caused avalanches and a blizzard in a region popular with tourists.
Hong Kong Protesters Detail Allegations Of Physical Abuse At Hands Of Police
October 15 2014 12:01 PM
Protesters arrested in a crackdown early Wednesday detailed allegations of physical abuse against Hong Kong police.
Anger In Hong Kong Over Police Beating Of Detained Protester
October 15 2014 7:42 AM
A widely circulated video shows officers attacking a man later identified as a member of Hong Kong's Civic Party.
Anti-Protest Groups Clash With Occupy Central In Hong Kong
October 13 2014 4:40 AM
There is suspicion among pro-democracy protesters that police may have colluded with anti-Occupy groups.
US Pledges $212 Million For Gaza Reconstruction
October 12 2014 6:50 AM
The latest round of U.S.-brokered peace talks foundered in April over objections to a Palestinian unity pact and Israeli settlement growth.