The US Department of Homeland Security announced a new terror alert system to replace the current color-coded one.
China Daily reporter Zhang Haizhou and photographer Cui Meng visited the disputed Sudanese border region of Abyei.
Barack Obama and David Cameron held a phone conversation discussing increasing military, diplomatic and economic pressure on Libya.
New York City livery cab drivers, often called to crime-ridden neighborhoods that yellow taxis tend to ignore, are being armed with bulletproof vests.
Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie has come to the aid of guests who check into a trendy Manhattan hotel with nothing to read.
Children who spend too much time watching television increase the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes in later life.
Although Washington's influence is declining in Latin America and the Caribbean, the US remains the region's largest trade partner and investment source.
Post-election riots in northern Nigeria left many dead, thousands displaced and hundreds wounded on Tuesday.
A behavioral analysis group is trying to bring the same skills it uses to work up profiles of serial killers to the world of white collar felons.
Authorities may for the first time ban access to the evacuation zone around Japan's crippled nuclear plant.
South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor will go through a month-long safety checkup after it was shut down for a technical glitch.
Tunisia's Defense Ministry says four mortar shells from fighting in neighboring Libya have hit Tunisian territory.