As the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue talks are set to begin, it looks as if one issue has already been taken off the list of disagreements looming over this year's discussions.
A racist image of a Puerto Rican candidate for U.S. Resident Commissioner, Dr. Rafael Cox Alomar, has been posted on Twitter, sparking outrage ahead of November's election.
Charles Taylor's conviction at the Hague was important for Sierra Leone, but it represents only a single step in the country's long journey toward lasting peace.
New DNA testing has proven the innocence of Colorado man Robert Dewey, who was wrongfully convicted for raping and killing Jacie Taylor in 1994. Dewey is expected to be released Tuesday after spending the last two decades behind bars.
A diplomat from the Kingdom said Egyptian forces had detained three Iranian men after uncovering the plot to kill ambassador Ahmed Kattan, but that the Saudis had opted to keep quiet about the plot for fear of stoking anti Saudi-demonstrators in the country.
Rupert Murdoch is unfit to run a major international company, British lawmakers said on Tuesday, finding him responsible for a culture of illegal phone hacking that has convulsed his News Corporation media empire.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte is next in line to potentially fill the position of Mitt Romney's vice presidential candidate.The Senator from New Hampshire, who endorsed Romney months before the primary there, joined GOP hopeful at a campaign event that was taking place in New Hampshire, the Granite state.
Hugh Billington, a British man who drove a fuel tanker into his estranged wife's house causing it to set fire, has been sentenced to seven years in jail.
After initiating a hunger-strike in early February, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja along with 20 other jailed opposition activists will have his case re-tried.
Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador in Cairo for security reasons after protests in Egypt against the kingdom's arrest of an Egyptian lawyer, marking a diplomatic rupture between the long-time allies.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are not planning to postpone their visit to China next week because of the reported American protection of a Chinese civil-rights activist who recently escaped house arrest, a State Department official said Saturday.
An Australian court has ordered fast food restaurants chain Kentucky Fried Chicken to pay $8.3 million to the family of an Australian girl who was paralyzed and was left with severe brain damage after eating a twister wrap at a KFC restaurant near Sydney.
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng made his way to the U.S. embassy in Beijing from his home in Linyi village in Shandong province after his escape from house arrest on Sunday, fellow dissident Hu Jia told BBC News.
The first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on an Arizona immigration law critics say will lead to racial profiling of Latinos. She didn't lose the plainspoken, blunt tone she is known for.
A judge in the Netherlands has upheld the government's plan to introduce a weed pass that would ban foreign tourists from purchasing weed in Amsterdam and across the nation.
The lawyer for Trayvon Martin's parents wants George Zimmerman's bail revoked after it was revealed the defendant did not disclose the more than $200,000 he received in web donations.