Tornadoes Kill 11 as Storm Move Across the South
After spawning deadly tornadoes that flattened homes and businesses in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, a storm system that also caused havoc in the Midwest had Georgia in its sights early Tuesday.
Tornadoes Kill 16 in Arkansas
Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early Monday wondering how they would rebuild again after the most powerful tornado yet this year carved a path through their city and others nearby, killing at least 16 peop…
Thousands Hit beaches for Annual Beach Sweeps
Thousands of volunteers have swept across dozens of Jersey Shore beaches as part of an environmental group's annual cleanup program.
Francis Presides over Historic Day of 4 Popes
Pope Francis declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints before some 800,000 people on Sunday, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence in St. Peter's Square of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI.
Obama Opens Long-Awaited Visit to Malaysia
Opening the first visit to Malaysia by a U.S. president in nearly half a century, Barack Obama looked ahead Saturday to economic and security talks with Prime Minister Najib Razak, who leads a southeast Asian nation with an important role in Obama's efforts to forge deeper ties with the region.
Obama Visit to South Korea Tinged by Mourning
President Barack Obama is sitting down with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, whose attention is unavoidably split between her economic agenda with Obama and the unfolding aftermath of a tragic ferry disaster.
Christie Says Sandy Aid Going to Most Needy
Gov. Chris Christie says a majority of federal Superstorm Sandy relief funding New Jersey has received so far has gone to low- and moderate-income residents.
Afghan Hospital Guard Kills 3 American Doctors
The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan says three doctors killed by an Afghan security guard at a Kabul hospital are American citizens.
S Korea Ferry Toll Hits 150 as Search Gets Tougher
The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims.
Biden Tells Ukrainian Leaders US Stands With Them
Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian political leaders Tuesday that the United States stands with them against "humiliating threats" and encouraged them to root out corruption as they rebuild their government.