Posted: 11/19/2013 - At least two people have died and up to 40 people are feared trapped after a roof collapsed at a construction site in eastern South Africa, emergency services say.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - The publisher of the Oxford dictionaries said Tuesday that "selfie" saw a huge jump in usage, bursting from the confines of Instagram or Twitter to become mainstream shorthand for self-taken photographs
Updated: 11/19/2013 - The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again.
Updated: 11/19/2013 - Twin suicide bombers detonated explosions outside the Iranian Embassy in a mainly Shiite district of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attaché.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - People are going to have their say on October 27th," mayor says on "Ford Nation" debut.. Deputy mayor says he'll let Ford "settle down" before talking any more.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - At least 27 people were killed Sunday night when a cargo train slammed into two cars south of Cairo, the state-run Egynews media outlet reported, citing Giza Gov. Ali Abdulrahman.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - Workers started the difficult task Monday of removing nuclear fuel rods from a heavily damaged reactor building at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in Japan. It's the first major step toward decommissioning the plant, a decades-long process fraught with uncertainty and challenges.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - Corruption is a concern after any major natural disaster, as millions of dollars in cash and goods rush in from around the world. But those worries are especially acute in the Philippines, where graft has been a part of life for decades.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - The United States and other countries are "getting close" to an interim deal with Iran that would prevent its nuclear program "from advancing, and roll it back" in key areas, a senior administration official said Friday.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Russian authorities have revealed the whereabouts of a convicted Pussy Riot punk rock band member, three weeks after she was moved from a prison where she went on hunger strike over its conditions.
Posted: 11/14/2013 - The victim was an anti-government fighter who'd been wounded. He apparently made reference to two revered figures in Shiite Islam. From that, members of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group assumed he was an al-Assad soldier.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned and will not participate in peace talks with the Israelis, a spokesman for the Palestinian mission to the United Nations told CNN Wednesday.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - Poland has expressed "deep regret" after rioters attacked Russia's embassy in Warsaw during Independence Day celebrations on November 11.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - The mayor of the Iraqi city of Falluja was shot to death while bombings there, in Baghdad and in another city killed 24 more people Wednesday, police reported.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - Five long days after Typhoon Haiyan wasted the eastern seaboard of the Philippines, the cogs of what promises to be a massive international aid effort are beginning to turn, but not quickly enough for the estimated 600,000 people displaced, many of them homeless, hungry and thirsty.
Posted: 11/12/2013 - The crew member says he saw no passengers on the ship when Schettino left. Witness Stefano Iannelli says Capt. Francesco Schettino said, "What have I done.."
Posted: 11/12/2013 - Two U.S. citizens who were kidnapped from an oilfield supply ship off Nigeria's coast last month have been released, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki confirmed Tuesday
Posted: 11/12/2013 - The captain of the Costa Concordia did not "fall" into a lifeboat after the ship hit rocks, as he contends, a crew member testified. Instead, Francesco Schettino "jumped into the lifeboat," Stefano Iannelli said.
Posted: 11/12/2013 - Once endangered, European bison are making a come back.
Posted: 11/11/2013 - Father Martin says the idea of a survey from the Vatican is to reconcile what's preached from the pulpit and the reality of life for people in the pews.
Posted: 11/11/2013 - Shower design saves water and lowers heating cost.