Posted: 12/23/2013 - The head of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula , apologized for a hospital attack in Sanaa earlier this month that left dozens of people dead.
Posted: 12/21/2013 - President Adds Third Openly Gay Member To U.S. Delegation Before Winter Olympics.
Posted: 12/18/2013 - Video showing a naked man being sprayed by an aid worker, apparently as part of a medical treatment and in full view of other migrants on the Italian island of Lampedusa, has sparked outrage in Europe.
Posted: 12/18/2013 - A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone, officials said Wednesday.
Posted: 12/17/2013 - Pentagon received report that troops came under mortar fire after crash Officials say no conclusions reached yet in crash initially blamed on mechanical failure. Tuesday's toll worst single-day for U.S. troops since August 2012.
Posted: 12/17/2013 - Three men were convicted Tuesday in the gang rape of an American tourist in India.
Posted: 12/17/2013 - Reuters reports the hand was grafted to his leg for a month in order to perform reattachment surgery Dec. 4, 2013 at Xiangya Hospital in Changsha, Hunan province.
Posted: 12/16/2013 - Socialist Michelle Bachelet, who was Chile's president from 2006 to 2010, cruised to victory in Sunday's presidential runoff.
Posted: 12/15/2013 - About 200,000 anti-government protesters converged on the central square of Ukraine's capital Sunday, a dramatic demonstration that the opposition's morale remains strong after nearly four weeks of daily protests, but shadowed by suggestions that their goal of closer ties with Europe may be imperiled.
Updated: 12/15/2013 - Big guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - Two national security officials from Yemen confirm the deadly drone strike to CNN. Intelligence reports indicated convoy vehicles carried al Qaeda militants. Outraged residents in the region call on Yemeni leaders to put an end of drone strikes.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - The CIA apologized to the family, paid $2.5 million settlement. Family: "It is time for the U.S. government to step up".. AP and Washington Post: Bob Levinson was working for the CIA in Iran; family has previously denied government ties to the trip.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - North Korea said Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - The experts, led by Swedish professor Ake Sellstrom, examined seven alleged chemical weapons attacks and said it lacked information to corroborate the allegations at two locations.
Posted: 12/11/2013 - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.