Every month, Mexico's navy says it rescues about 150 stranded immigrants. As part of a scam, officials say, traffickers leave migrants adrift at sea, in the area maritime experts call "the new frontier."
Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects had a conversation with his mother of a radical nature, officials confirmed to CBS News correspondent Bob Orr Saturday, days after the U.S. government finally received details about the call.
The first of 500 Marines have begun deploying to Spain as part of a new rapid reaction force to respond to threats against U.S. citizens, government personnel or installations in Africa.
The building housed garment factories and collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 307 victims. Rescuers continue to recover survivors, but hundreds more are feared trapped. Demonstrations continue in the streets of Dhaka.
Is al Qaeda looking to ground transportation as a promising target after the introduction of intense security measures for air travel? Canadian authorities suspect al Qaeda elements in Iran provided guidance to alleged plotters.
A group of boats carrying Japanese nationalists has since left the area. The number of Chinese ships near the disputed islands is the largest yet, Japan says. The "potential for escalation has increased," a recent analysis claims.
On board are seven Turkish engineers, two Russian pilots and an Afghan pilot. Chopper is headed to Kabul from Khost, and developed equipment malfunction, an official says.
China's death toll stands at 192, with more than 11,000 injured, state media report. Tens of thousands have been left homeless and in need of food and water, and frequent aftershocks are hindering rescue workers' efforts to find survivors.