Four dead as new tremor hits Japan

2011-04-09 07:59:52

Nearly a half-million homes were without power after the latest tremor, which dealt another setback for those struggling to recover from the earthquake.

19 Syrians killed, 75 wounded amid protests

2011-04-09 07:58:17

Nineteen Syrians were killed and another 75 wounded in the town of Daraa amid anti-government protests.

US budget deal elusive as negotiators scramble

2011-04-08 14:42:39

The White House and Congress were working furiously on Friday to break a US budget deadlock and avoid a government shutdown.

Few confident US ready for nuclear emergency

2011-04-08 14:40:13

Only one-quarter of Americans are confident the US government is prepared to respond to a nuclear emergency similar to the one in Japan.

Water leaks found at Onagawa nuke plant

2011-04-08 14:30:15

Water leaks were found Friday at Onagawa nuke plant in Miyagi prefecture after the quake measuring 7.4 on Richter scale shook Japan's northeast Thursday night.

US, UN review efforts to force down Gbagbo

2011-04-08 13:29:20

Hillary Clinton and UN chief Ban Ki-Moon on Thursday reviewed international efforts to compel Cote d'Ivoire's President Laurent Gbagbo to step aside immediately.

US mediator says top Libyan echelon wants peace

2011-04-08 11:00:41

The general thrust of the top Libyan echelon is they want peace and want to find a way out of the ongoing conflict.

General: US may consider sending troops into Libya

2011-04-08 10:53:54

The US may consider sending troops into Libya with a possible international ground force that could aid the rebels.

2 dies in aftershock in Japan

2011-04-08 10:10:59

A strong aftershock ripped through northeastern Japan, killing two, injuring dozens.

12 children killed in Brazil school shooting

2011-04-08 07:42:25

A gunman roamed the halls of an elementary school in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday and killed 12 children.

Japan races to find tsunami dead despite radiation

2011-04-07 17:12:03

Japanese police raced Thursday to find thousands of missing bodies before they decompose along a stretch of tsunami-pummeled coast that has been largely off-limits because of a radiation-leaking nuclear plant.

Canadian PM to help immigrants get diplomas accepted

2011-04-07 16:25:33

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday he would help immigrants overcome the difficulties of having their diplomas accepted in Canada.