Friday, December 06, 2013 6:14 p.m.
Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old veteran of the Korean War who was arrested by authorities in Pyongyang after a tour of the North, reportedly issued an apology for his "hostile acts."
Friday, December 06, 2013 3:58 p.m.
The heist of the "extremely dangerous" radioactive material, which was later recovered, occurred earlier this week.
Friday, December 06, 2013 1:48 p.m.
France sends troops to its former colony after clashes between Muslims and Christians left nearly 300 dead.
Friday, December 06, 2013 1:39 p.m.
The ceremony dates back to 1923, when President Calvin Coolidge presided over the first National Christmas Tree lighting.
Friday, December 06, 2013 1:01 p.m.
The funny live tweets coming from frozen supermarket pizza giant @DiGiornoPizza were a tasty highlight of the Sound of Music Live broadcast on NBC. Bad puns, silly lyric changes, and just plain clever comments earned the company more than 2,000 new followers in a single night.
Friday, December 06, 2013 2:25 p.m.
Forty-one states and the District of Columbia have banned texting while driving, and six others forbid it for new drivers — but that doesn't stop people from doing it. So New York State Police are using unmarked SUVs to try to spot drivers in the act.
Friday, December 06, 2013 1:25 p.m.
The founder of Pakistan's classic car club hops in his 1954 Austin-Healey and drives from one end of the troubled country to the other with his wife and friends. Why? Mostly because it's fun, but also as a statement of defiance to those causing havoc in Pakistan.
Thursday, December 05, 2013 1:19 p.m.
Amid growing fears of a potential genocide, the U.N. has approved military intervention in the former French colony. Muslim fighters staged a coup in March in the majority Christian nation. The fighting has displaced an estimated 400,000 people.
Friday, December 06, 2013 11:24 a.m.
The Mississippi senator, who turns 76 Saturday, ended speculation that he would retire and instead set up the prospect of another bruising GOP primary in 2014.
Friday, December 06, 2013 11:20 a.m.
Officials in China's commercial capital ordered schoolchildren to stay indoors, construction to halt and even delayed flights because of the city's highest-ever pollution levels.