Taiwan’s former president attempts suicide, currently jailed for corruption, stopped by...

Taiwan's imprisoned former President Chen Shui-bian tried to kill himself but was stopped by guards, the Justice Ministry said. A ministry statement said Chen used...

Seoul denies BBC report on S. Korea-Malawi labor deal

The South Korean Foreign Ministry on Friday denied a BBC report that claimed the Malawi government has struck a deal with South Korea to...

78-year-old right-wing French blogger shoots himself on the altar at Notre...

The public suicide in Paris of Dominique Venner, a 78-year-old right-wing French historian and essayist, has stirred a strong political reaction in the country. Some...

Goodbye to the president’s ‘Air Force One’

Malawi's presidential jet has been auctioned off to a Virgin Islands company for $15 million, after the cash-strapped government disposed of it to raise...

American Retirees Stretch Their Dollars in Ecuador

Almost 350,000 Americans getting retirement benefits live outside the country.

Grandson of Malcolm X killed in Mexico: US officials

U.S. officials say Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of political activist Malcolm X, has died in Mexico. Two U.S. officials say Shabazz was killed Thursday morning in...

How Ariel Castro allegedly instilled fear

Ariel Castro, charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape, would allegedly pretend to leave his Cleveland house and then punish...

SCARFACE LOOK-ALIKE Screams Movie Quotes During Machete Standoff

A knife-wielding man dressed up as Tony Montana from the 1983 classic "Scarface" taunted police during a real-life standoff in L.A. ... and stayed in character...

France Legalizes Gay Marriage After Harsh Debate

French lawmakers have legalized same-sex marriage after months of bruising debate and street protests that brought hundreds of thousands to Paris. Tuesday's 331-225 vote came...

FBI releases photos of Boston bomb suspects

Investigators released pictures of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing on Thursday, seeking the public's help in identifying two backpack-toting men photographed on...

Uruguay legalises same-sex marriage

Vote in lower house of Congress makes Uruguay the third country in Americas and 12th in world to allow gay marriage Uruguay's Congress has voted to...

South Korea raises military alert status

Seoul's defence ministry says Pyongyang has completed preparations for missile test that could come "any day". South Korea has raised its military alert status, a...

Russian billionaire plans to make humans immortal by 2045

A Russian billionaire has unveiled plans to make humans immortal by converting them into 'Terminator-style' cyborgs - a creature that's part human and part...

What are residents of Vatican City downloading the most? Hint: movies...

A look at the downloading habits in Vatican City reveals some interesting viewing choices. Do pirates go to hell? It's a question that a few...

Lil Wayne, Scarlett Johansson, 100 other celebrities ask Obama to change...

Lil Wayne, Ron Howard, Scarlett Johansson and Kim Kardashian are all on the same page when it comes to criminal justice reform. They’re among more...

The Rock to cover WWE ’14 video game

Part-time draw The Rock will grace the cover of the latest WWE game, WWE ’14. Casey Collins, Executive Vice President of Consumer Products, announced the...

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dies at the age of...

Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.  The Iron Lady who ruled for 11 remarkable years imposed her...

Nuclear war with US could start any time: North Korea

North Korea says a preemptive nuclear war with the United States could start any time as tensions continue to escalate between the two countries. “The...