Posted: 09/24/2013 - Pres. Obama spoke about chemical weapons in Syria before the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning.
Updated: 09/24/2013 - Three floors of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi collapsed during efforts to clear terrorists who had laid siege to the building for four days, trapping bodies inside, President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a televised address Tuesday.
Posted: 09/22/2013 - Kenyan military forces engaged in sporadic gun battles Sunday with the Islamic extremists holding an unknown number of hostages inside an upscale Nairobi mall, as officials said the death toll from a grenade-and-gunfire siege a day earlier rose to 59, with at least 175 wounded.
Posted: 09/21/2013 - Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 10 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, witnesses said.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - Manuel, regained strength over water and became a hurricane Wednesday, taking a route that could see it make landfall on Mexico's western coast later in the night.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - Russia all but dismissed Wednesday a report by United Nations weapons inspectors who visited the Damascus suburbs to investigate the facts surrounding an Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack, and said Syria had handed over evidence allegedly showing it was rebel forces who carried out the attack.
Posted: 09/17/2013 - Syria's army is accusing Turkey of seeking to escalate tensions along the two nations' already volatile border after a Turkish fighter jet shot down a Syrian military helicopter there the day before.
Updated: 09/17/2013 - A man who tried to swim across a river to North Korea was killed by a rain of bullets fired at him by South Korean soldiers, a military official said.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - The people of Giglio, who have been living for months in the shadow of the capsized ocean liner Costa Concordia, have been waiting for this day with hope and fear. Now the moment of truth has finally arrived -- the parbuckling effort -- the attempt to rotate the 952-foot-long wreck to an upright position -- began on Monday.
Posted: 09/15/2013 - Six months ago, Malala Yousafzai was lying in a hospital bed, recovering from a Taliban attack in which she was shot point-blank in the head and neck.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - For the past eight months, close to 300 U.S. soldiers have stood guard on a hillside overlooking one of Turkey's largest cities, scanning the skies for the threat of missiles fired from nearby Syria.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - South Korean fisherman Jeon Wook-pyo set out on a boat in the Yellow Sea more than 40 years ago -- and didn't get home till Friday. Jeon's return to his family in Seoul from North Korea raises more questions than answers, and underscores the larger issue of alleged abductions by North Korea.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - After a student made obscene comments about her on Twitter, a high school teacher in northern Mexico taught a lesson with an online post of her own: a video showing her confronting the girl in class.
Updated: 09/13/2013 - Gears are ubiquitous in the man-made world, found in items ranging from wristwatches to car engines, but it seems that nature invented them first.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - An Indian court sentenced to death Friday the four men convicted in the December gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman, ordering them to the gallows for a brutal attack on a moving bus that left the young woman with such severe internal injuries that she died two weeks later.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - A huge explosion rocked the area around the U.S. consulate in the Afghan city of Herat early Friday, with 9 injured brought to an area hospital.