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Kremlin Critic Alexey Navalny Arrested Hours After Sentencing

Posted: 12/30/2014 - Just hours after he was found guilty of fraud in a politically charged trial and given a suspended sentence, blogger and Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny was detained after he broke house arrest and went to join a protest against the court's verdict.

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Future Cities May Harvest Energy From Human Footsteps

Posted: 12/30/2014 - From footfalls to climbing stairs, to opening doors, the cities of the future will look at ways of tapping energy from all the mechanical energy we expend going about our daily lives.

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AirAsia Confirms Debris & Bodies Belong To Flight 8501

Posted: 12/30/2014 - Indonesian officials on Tuesday spotted six bodies from the AirAsia flight that disappeared two days earlier, and recovered three of them, in a painful end to the aviation mystery off the coast of Borneo island.

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Beretta Wants To Be U.S. Army's New Gun, Again

Posted: 12/29/2014 - The Italian gunmaker Beretta wants to be the U.S. Army's standard-issue handgun one more time. Beretta has been supplying the Army with its M9 handgun for the last 30 years. But the Army is now looking for a new gun and is holding a contest of sorts for gun makers.

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Search Goes Into 3rd Day For Missing AirAsia Flight

Posted: 12/29/2014 - Indonesia search-and-rescue chief Henry Bambang Soelistyo says the aircraft probably crashed into the water and "is at the bottom of the sea." Still, searchers planned to expand their efforts onto land on Tuesday.

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Iraq: 21 Dead After Attack On Funeral

Posted: 12/29/2014 - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up among mourners inside a funeral tent on a farm about 12 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, according to police.

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U.S. Formally Ends The War In Afghanistan

Updated: 01/05/2015 - The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul as the insurgency they fought for 13 years remains as ferocious and deadly as at any time since the 2001 invasion that unseated the Taliban regime following the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Egypt Bans Movie 'Exodus'

Updated: 12/28/2014 - Another Hollywood movie is running afoul of a foreign government this month.

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"The Interview" Illegally Downloaded 750,000 Times

Posted: 12/26/2014 - The movie, catapulted to cult fame in an incident with North Korea, has now become an exemplar of free speech and seeing it, and it's raising dissent about its lack of international distribution.

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Asia's Tsunami 10 Years Later: Are We Better Prepared Now?

Posted: 12/26/2014 - Authorities in Indonesia weren't able to send out an alert because the country's sensor system had been hit by lightning. Thai officials sent a warning after the first deadly wave hit. And word of the disaster in India went to the wrong official.

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