Posted: 12/20/2012 - Until the shooting stops, Rivera, leader of her school's security committee, coaxes the youngsters into song: "If little drops of rain were chocolate, I would love to be there."
Posted: 12/19/2012 - More than three months after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, not a single person has been charged in connection with the assault.
Posted: 12/19/2012 - Ireland's government is to introduce a new law and regulations to clarify that abortions are permissible when the life -- but not health -- of the mother is at risk, Minister of Health James Reilly announced Tuesday.
Posted: 12/18/2012 - Independent inquiry into the attack on the consulate in Libya cites "management deficiencies" at high levels of the State Department. It concludes "there was no protest prior to the attacks" on September 11th of this year.
Posted: 12/18/2012 - Ten girls were killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday when a landmine exploded as they were out collecting firewood -- the latest casualties in one of the most mined countries in the world.
Posted: 12/17/2012 - The chances of finding people alive dim with each passing day, as more than 844 are still missing. among them, hundreds of fishermen. Typhoon Bopha is the deadliest storm to hit the country this year.
Posted: 12/17/2012 - It turns out al Qaeda has the same problem as ordinary companies with employees who spout off on the Internet, making their bosses look bad.
Posted: 12/17/2012 - A new coroner's inquest will begin on January 8th. The assistant deputy coroner who ruled on the death did not have required legal credentials. The original coroner's report concluded it was a "death by misadventure".. Amy Winehouse was found dead at her north London home July 23rd.
Posted: 12/17/2012 - Panel: Further investigation is needed to pin down who started a clothing factory fire. 112 people, mostly women, died in the fire on the outskirts of Dhaka. The owner of the factory should be prosecuted for the lack of safety measures, the panel also reports.
Posted: 12/14/2012 - Japan scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese plane was seen Thursday near small islands in the East China Sea that are claimed by both countries.
Posted: 12/13/2012 - Cardiologist Guy Turcotte confessed, served 46 months. Children's mother, also a doctor, says she wants answers. Jury found Turcotte not responsible because of mental illness. (Photo from Isabelle Gaston.)
Posted: 12/13/2012 - Massachusetts Senator and former Presidential Candidate John Kerry looks like the front-runner to replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Senate Republicans have been touting Kerry for that Cabinet post this month, citing his long history of overseas experience.
Posted: 12/13/2012 - Rights group urges rebels to abide by international accords amid report of "horrible abuses" .. Syria's apparent use of Scud missiles is "reckless," Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Thursday.
Posted: 12/13/2012 - Rivera's letter says she does not want to be cremated. The remains of Rivera's publicist and the plane's co-pilot also have been identified. A memorial will likely be held in Mexico, but plans are not yet finalized.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - The doomed plane could have plunged at more than 600 mph, the transportation secretary says. Determining what caused the crash in northern Mexico could take up to a year. Still, some of Jenni Rivera's family members believe she could be alive.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - Leon Panetta cites "threat from North Korea," calls the launch "clear provocation" as the White House warns "there will be consequences" New sanctions are unlikely, says an analyst who served on a U.N. panel. Iran says it is happy for North Korea.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - German authorities suspect Islamist extremists were responsible for planting an explosive device Monday beside a track at the main railway station in Bonn, a German intelligence official tells CNN.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - HSBC and Standard Chartered, the two biggest UK banks by market value, are to pay more than $2.5bn in fines as part of record settlements with US authorities over money laundering allegations.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - Cathay Pacific's flight attendants union voted in favor of taking industrial action Monday after salary negotiations with the Hong-Kong-based airline stalled.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - Nearly two decades after the Srebrenica massacre left thousands of Muslim boys and men dead, a former Bosnian Serb intelligence chief was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for his role in their slaughter.
Posted: 12/12/2012 - North Korea fired a long-range rocket Wednesday morning in its second launch under its new leader, defying warnings from the U.N. and Washington only days before South Korean presidential elections.
Posted: 12/11/2012 - U.S. oil prices could sink to $50 a barrel at some point over the next two years, but Merrill analysts expect America's oil prices to still average about $90 a barrel over the same time period.
Posted: 12/11/2012 - DNA testing is planned for remains of woman thought to be the model for the iconic painting. From that, Italian researchers hope to reconstruct the model's face. Former TV producer says he's sure that a portrait of Lisa Gherardini was commissioned.