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Italian Scientists Convicted For Not Warning About Deadly 2009 Quake

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Defying assertions that earthquakes cannot be predicted, an Italian court convicted seven scientists and experts of manslaughter Monday for failing to adequately warn residents before a temblor struck central Italy in 2009 and killed more than 300 people.

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Rare Marburg Virus Kills 5 In Uganda

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Five people in Uganda are dead after contracting a rare disease that is related to the Ebola virus, officials confirmed on Monday.

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Former Sen. George McGovern, Dead At Age 90

Updated: 10/21/2012 - George McGovern, South Dakota's outspoken liberal who served in the U.S. Senate and House for more than two decades, and 1972 presidential nominee, died Sunday at the age of 90.

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Luxembourg Royals Tie Knot At The Altar

Posted: 10/20/2012 - Luxembourg Prince Guillaume and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy have put the finishing touches on their two-day wedding extravaganza with a religious ceremony at the tiny duchy's Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Pilgrims Evacuated From Flood-Threatened Lourdes

Posted: 10/20/2012 - French rescue services and police are evacuating hundreds of pilgrims from hotels threatened by floodwaters from a rain-swollen river in the Roman Catholic shrine town of Lourdes.

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Could U.S. Military Have Helped During Libya Attack?

Posted: 10/20/2012 - The closer we get to the election, the harder Republicans in Congress are pushing for answers to a big question: What really happened in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month that killed the U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans?

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Ireland's First Abortion Clinic Opens To Protests

Posted: 10/20/2012 - The first abortion clinic on the island of Ireland opened Thursday in downtown Belfast, unleashing angry protests on the street and uniting Catholic and Protestant politicians in calls to investigate the new facility.

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Italian Court Rules Man's Tumor Caused By Mobile Phone

Posted: 10/20/2012 - Italy's top court has ruled that a businessman developed a benign brain tumor because he held a cell phone to his ear for hours daily for his job and deserves worker's compensation.

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Search for Benghazi Attack Suspects is Puzzling

Posted: 10/19/2012 - The latest in the conflicting reports coming out of the country: the naming of Ahmed Abu Khattala as a suspect in the assault that left four Americans dead.

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Beirut Car Bombing Kills Anti-Syrian Intelligence Official

Posted: 10/19/2012 - Tensions were high around Lebanon after a top intelligence official and at least two others were killed in a massive explosion in normally peaceful neighborhood. There are fears the attack could spur more violence between Shiite and Sunni Muslims.

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Before His Death, Stevens Warned Of a "Violent Libya"

Updated: 10/19/2012 - In this photo taken Monday, April 11, 2011, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo)

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Taliban Using Scare Tactics On Media

Posted: 10/19/2012 - The militant group's menacing statements have intensified fears among reporters in a country that is already one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist.

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Top Security Official Among 8 Killed In Lebanon Car Bombing

Posted: 10/19/2012 - A car bomb ripped through Beirut on Friday, killing a top security official and seven others, shearing the balconies off apartment buildings and sending bloodied residents staggering into the streets in the most serious blast the Lebanese capital has seen in four years.

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Courageous Pakistani Girl Recovering From Attacks

Updated: 10/19/2012 - Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai stood with the aid of nurses Friday for the first time since her shooting and is "communicating very freely," according to the director of the UK hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

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Air Canada Flight Discovers Stranded Australian Yacht

Posted: 10/18/2012 - A yacht crew -- adrift for 9 days, out of fuel and with a broken mast -- activated its emergency signal. The Boeing 777 passengers and crew searched, and the vessel was found within 25 minutes.

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Cuba Releases Message From Fidel Castro

Posted: 10/17/2012 - Long silence from Fidel Castro had fueled speculation about his health. His son Alex says: "The comandante is well, following his daily routine" But there were no new images of Castro, 86, released Wednesday, a day after travel restrictions were lifted.

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Lance Armstrong Loses Charity Role And Sponsors

Updated: 10/18/2012 - For years, Lance Armstrong carried a growing burden of doping accusations up increasingly steep hills, accumulating fans, wealth and respect along the way.

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Picasso, Matisse Works Among Those Stolen in Art Heist

Posted: 10/16/2012 - Police blame a burglar; 7 stolen works were by Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Gauguin and others. Paintings of "considerable value" were taken, Kunsthal Rotterdam. The collection contains more than 150 works of art.

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$1 Million Bounty Issued To Find Malala's Attacker

Posted: 10/16/2012 - A police chief reports, "We have sufficient evidence to find the culprits.. ' as Malala Yousufzai is hospitalized in England a week after the Taliban attack on her. Pakistan's interior minister says the 14-year-old's school will be named after her.

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