The FBI is investigating what might be a bullet hole, discovered in the side of a US Airways Group Inc plane this week, the airline said on Wednesday.
Recent radiation readings outside the exclusion zone around Japan's nuclear disaster show radiation substantially higher than levels.
The CIA has sent small teams of operatives into Libya and helped rescue a crew member of a US fighter jet that crashed, and the White House said Wednesday it was assessing "all types of assistance" for rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi's troops.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the country to reduce its oil imports by one third by 2025 to secure its energy supply in the future.
Australia's Queensland Police have declared an emergency situation and 14 homes have been evacuated at Hideaway Bay.
Libya's government warned on Wednesday it would sue any international company which sealed energy deals with the rebels who control some of the country's oil infrastructure, according to stat-run JANA news agency.
US President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing covert US government support for rebel forces seeking to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, government officials said on Wednesday.
Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa arrived in Britain on Wednesday and is resigning from his post, Britain's government said.
New photos from the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury show it has far more impressive battle scars from regular high-speed peltings by space rocks.
Myanmar's State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), led by long-time ruler Than Shwe, was officially dissolved on Wednesday after a swearing-in ceremony for the new government.
The prime ministers of India and Pakistan joined cricket fans in a northern Indian stadium on Wednesday to watch a key match.
Key questions regarding Western air strikes against Libya remained unanswered as the London conference on the crisis in the North African country wrapped up on Tuesday afternoon.