In Futaba, Japan, the threat of death by radiation poisoning is not enough to compel some residents to obey the Japanese government's order to leave their homes.
Libyan opposition fighters continued their march west Monday with a key target in their sights: Sirte, Moammar Gadhafi\'s birthplace. Taking the city would be a symbolic victory for the rebels. FULL STORY | NATO DEFINES MISSION
In a televised address Monday night, U.S. President Barack Obama explained the reasons he involved the U.S. military in the U.N.-authorized mission in Libya, saying \"it was not in our national interest\" to let the citizens of a rebel stronghold suffer a massacre at the hands of approaching pro-government forces.
Japanese officials on Monday worked to determine what to do with highly radioactive water collected at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant as they tackled other problems, including rising temperatures in one of the nuclear reactors.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s youngest son, who runs the country\'s elite special forces for his father\'s regime, was on an internship program in the United States when public unrest exploded in Libya last month.
The U.S. military has already reduced its day-to-day presence in the operation in and around Libya, according to a defense official.
When Jimmy Carter arrived on his last visit to Cuba in 2002, Fidel Castro himself was on the tarmac to greet the former U.S. president.
At least 40 people were killed and 90 wounded in an explosion at an ammunition factory in Yemen on Monday, medical and security officials said.
WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama says standardized tests are often used to punish teachers and students and shouldn't be the only way of measuring student achievement. The presid..
TOKYO- Workers discovered new pools of radioactive water leaking from Japan's crippled nuclear complex, officials said Monday, as emergency crews struggled to pump out hundreds of ..
WASHINGTON- The White House says U.S. military involvement in Libya does not set a precedent for how the U.S. will handle similar uprisings in other countries throughout the Middle..
An \"extraordinary number\" of security forces flooded Daraa on Monday, patrolling streets and guarding government buildings in an apparent attempt to stave off further protests, a political activist in the city told CNN.
WASHINGTON- The Supreme Court hears arguments tomorrow in a major class action suit against Wal-Mart. At issue in the largest job discrimination lawsuit ever against the nation's l..
Home secretaries of India and Pakistan were meeting in New Delhi Monday as prime ministers of the two countries prepared to watch a World Cup cricket match between the South Asian rivals together this week as part of efforts to rebuild ties broken off by the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Libyan rebels continued their westward advance Sunday, claiming that they gained operational control of another key city, Ras Lanuf. VIDEO | PHOTOS
CNN photojournalist Khalil Abdallah was having breakfast Saturday in a Tripoli hotel which houses foreign press, when a woman burst into the restaurant, screaming that she had been raped and beaten for days by Moammar Gadhafi\'s brigades.
As NATO prepares to take over responsibility for the no-fly zone in Libya, the 28-member alliance on Sunday was also debating a separate plan to expand military actions in the country at war.
Two Reuters television journalists have been missing in Syria since Saturday night, when they were supposed to return to Lebanon, the news agency said Sunday.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is placing bodies of people his regime has killed at the sites of some missile strikes by the U.S.-led coalition, according to intelligence reports cited by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was expected to address his embattled nation Sunday amid reports of protesters being shot to death in recent days as they called for government reforms.