Posted: 08/26/2009 - A Red Cross worker was among the 43 people killed in a massive car bombing in southern Afghanistan, the aid organization said Wednesday.
Posted: 08/26/2009 - Japanese voters are on the brink of doing something they have not been willing to do in more than half a century: throw the bums out.
Posted: 08/26/2009 - Gen. James Conway, the Marine Corps commandant, who just returned from Afghanistan, says ee was told by medical personnel there they want more flexibility in the evacuation system.
Posted: 08/26/2009 - Abdul Aziz al-Hakim died in Tehran, Iran, and his body will be sent to Iraq to be buried in Najaf, said Haitham al-Husseini, a senior official with al-Hakim's office who was one al-Hakim's advisers.
Posted: 08/26/2009 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that he is preparing to break off diplomatic relations with Colombia over the neighboring country’s plan to allow American troops access to its military bases.
Posted: 08/25/2009 - Space. Sound. Smell. Humans constantly process a slew of variables in their surroundings. According to new research, the wiring of the brain may be even more complex than we knew.
Posted: 08/25/2009 - It was three years ago Monday that the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet, a decision that made jaws drop around the world.
Posted: 08/25/2009 - Afghan election officials announced Tuesday that partial election results put incumbent President Hamid Karzai ahead of his main rival by a slim margin.
Posted: 08/24/2009 - An expert says the tests on Caster Semenya would be complicated and inconclusive; the running champion's backers call the probe "racist and sexist."
Posted: 08/24/2009 - For Cubans and others who wonder just how former President Fidel Castro is doing, the answer seems to be much, much better.
Posted: 08/24/2009 - The government official who allowed the Lockerbie bomber to go back to Libya defended his decision before an emergency session of Scotland's parliament called Monday amid growing international outrage over the move.
Posted: 08/23/2009 - More than 200 allegations of irregularities in last week's presidential elections in Afghanistan have been registered, according to the independent commission set up to handle such complaints.
Posted: 08/21/2009 - CCTV said young pandas that were born after the Sichuan earthquake last year have been moved to the new panda centre in Bifengxia.
Posted: 08/21/2009 - Mexico City's thousands of stores went green Wednesday, as amended ordinances on solid waste now outlaw businesses from giving out thin plastic bags that are not biodegradable.
Posted: 08/21/2009 - The program is an elegant way for Parmesan producers to pump cash into their business while their product is otherwise sitting on a shelf for the long aging process - their loan matures along with the cheese.
Posted: 08/21/2009 - President Hamid Karzai and top challenger Abdullah Abdullah each positioned themselves on Friday as the winner of Afghanistan's presidential election, one day after millions of Afghans braved dozens of militant attacks to cast ballots.
Posted: 08/21/2009 - Peter Gathungu walks more than a mile to a shopping center, where he pays a sizable sum to charge his cell phone.
Posted: 08/20/2009 - A Chinese state news agency says more than 1,300 children have been sickened by lead poisoning in Hunan province, the second such case involving a large of children in the last month.
Posted: 08/20/2009 - Abdel Baset al-Megrahi was freed Thursday from his Scottish prison cell on compassionate grounds, despite American pleas to keep him locked up for life.
Posted: 08/20/2009 - A majority of Americans now see the war in Afghanistan as not worth fighting, and just a quarter say more U.S. troops should be sent to the country, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.