65 militants killed in Afghan Logar province

2011-04-21 13:12:08

Afghan army, backed by NATO-led forces, killed 65 militants during a military operation in Baraki Barak district of Logar province.

Doctor: Japan nuke workers are at their limit

2011-04-21 12:48:12

Workers battling the crisis at Japan's stricken nuclear plant suffer from insomnia.

WikiLeaks suspect arrives at new jail

2011-04-21 12:35:05

The Army private suspected of illegally passing US govt secrets to WikiLeaks was transferred Wednesday to an Army prison in Kansas.

Obama off to 'friend' Facebook in person

2011-04-21 12:28:22

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 declares no-go zone around nuke plant

2011-04-21 12:22:37

Japan declared a 12-mile area evacuated around its radiation-spewing nuclear power plant a no-go zone on Thursday.

Childhood music lessons pay off lifelong

2011-04-21 11:26:41

Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later, even for those who no longer play an instrument, by keeping the mind sharper.

S Korean cargo ship hijacked in Somalian waters

2011-04-21 10:42:48

A South Korean container ship was abducted by Somalian pirates on Thursday, local media reported.

Gulf gets taste of recovery one year after spill

2011-04-21 10:31:21

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.

Japan declares evacuation area 'no-go' zone

2011-04-21 10:20:22

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 crushes forecasts again, iPad backlogged

2011-04-21 10:08:38

Apple Inc's results smashed Wall Street's expectations after iPhone and Mac sales scaled new heights.

Oscar nominee killed in Libya

2011-04-21 09:27:01

Two Western photojournalists, including an Oscar-nominated film director, were killed Wednesday in the besieged city of Misrata.

UN: More nuclear accidents are likely

2011-04-21 09:26:34

The world must prepare for more nuclear accidents on the scale of Chernobyl and Fukushima Dai-ichi plant.