Afghan army, backed by NATO-led forces, killed 65 militants during a military operation in Baraki Barak district of Logar province.
Workers battling the crisis at Japan's stricken nuclear plant suffer from insomnia.
The Army private suspected of illegally passing US govt secrets to WikiLeaks was transferred Wednesday to an Army prison in Kansas.
President Barack Obama likely has a few more "friends" after a town hall at Facebook headquarters Wednesday, but the real winner may be the medium of social networking itself.
Japan declared a 12-mile area evacuated around its radiation-spewing nuclear power plant a no-go zone on Thursday.
Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later, even for those who no longer play an instrument, by keeping the mind sharper.
A South Korean container ship was abducted by Somalian pirates on Thursday, local media reported.
A year after the worst US offshore oil spill swamped the Gulf coast with petroleum and misery, officials on Wednesday declared the hard-hit region reborn.
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan declared that the 20-km radius evacuation area around the crippled Fukushima No 1 nuclear plant will be off-limits from Thursday night.
Apple Inc's results smashed Wall Street's expectations after iPhone and Mac sales scaled new heights.
Two Western photojournalists, including an Oscar-nominated film director, were killed Wednesday in the besieged city of Misrata.
The world must prepare for more nuclear accidents on the scale of Chernobyl and Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.