Israeli warplanes carried out at least one airstrike in the Gaza Strip early Monday.
To hear a number of prominent economists tell it, it doesn't look good for the U.S. economy, not this year, not in 10 years.
Sudan's southerners started casting ballots Sunday to decide the fate of unity or division of the African's largest country where two-decades of north-south war claimed two million lives.
Fifteen beheaded bodies were found Saturday morning in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco, the public security office of Guerrero state reported.
People soak in an open air hot bath at a winter swimming festival in Tallinn, Estonia, Jan 8, 2011.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday when an assailant opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with constituents, killing at least five people and wounding several others in a rampage that rattled the nation.
Ali Akbar Salehi announced Saturday that the country has so far produced almost 40 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium to supply fuel to the Tehran research reactor.
A Yemeni criminal court on Saturday sentenced 13 Somalis to 12 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in the Yemeni territorial waters.
A former inmate at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay has dropped a lawsuit against the Australian government that accused it of complicity in torture he says he suffered while in detention.
A girl is miraculously alive in Argentina after her mother lowered her onto the tracks just as a train was coming into the station.
US President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Tom Donilon and Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara Friday held an "in-depth discussion" on regional and bilateral issues, the White House said.
The US economy may finally be hitting its stride even if growth remains too weak to put a real dent in the nation's jobless rate.