Filipino authorities sought to calm panic unleashed among some residents after a hoax text message warned that radiation from Japan may affect the Philippines.
Thousands of German demonstrators urged their leaders Monday night to shut down nuclear power plants in their country.
Israeli commandos intercepted a ship in the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday and found weapons bound for Gaza militants, the Israel Defense Forces said.
Authorities in Yemen have deported four Western journalists amid anti-government protests.
A massive emergency response operation is under way in northern Japan, with world governments and international aid groups coming together to bring relief to the beleaguered island nation.
A pro-government group of parliamentarians is urging the King of Bahrain to impose martial law for three months as the country continues to face anti-government protests.
A new explosion rocks the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan early Tuesday that workers have struggled to keep under control since a blast at a neighboring unit. NUCLEAR FEARS | PHOTOS | FULL STORY
Rebels appeared Monday to have slowed the eastward advance of Libyan government forces toward Benghazi at the town of al-Brega.
Rescue teams fanned out across northern Japan on Monday -- in efforts coordinated and improvised -- attempting to reach untold numbers of people still trapped three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami shattered the region.
A quick look at Japan\'s nuclear industry and the problems faced at three plants since Friday\'s massive earthquake off northern Honshu, as compiled by the CNN Wire:
A massive emergency response operation is underway in northern Japan, with world governments and international aid groups coming together to bring relief to the beleaguered island nation.
Five Somali men were sentenced Monday to life plus 80 years in prison for engaging in piracy and related offenses in last year\'s attack on a U.S. warship in the Indian Ocean, federal officials announced Monday.
VANSANT, Va.- A sniper-like gunman hiding behind a tree on a wooded hillside in rural southwest Virginia killed two sheriff's deputies from long range with high-powered rifle, and ..
NEW YORK- A leading rights group says 10 countries have legalized same-sex marriage in the past decade. But Human Rights Watch said in a survey released Monday that bias continues ..
MIAMI - The death of a 10-year-old girl whose beaten and chemically burned body was found in her adoptive father's bug extermination truck has spurred a statewide debate over wheth..
Two people died and more than 8,000 others were left homeless in southern Brazil as heavy rains pelted the area since Friday, the state-run Agencia Brasil news agency reported Monday, citing civil defense officials.
WASHINGTON - Gen. David Petraeus will deliver his assessment of progress in the nearly 10-year-old war in Afghanistan to President Barack Obama on Monday in his first return to the..
WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama asked Congress on Monday to rewrite the nation's main education law before the new school year starts in September, setting an ambitious timetabl..
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. will stand by long-time ally Japan as it recovers from last week's earthquake and tsunami and the nuclear crisis that those..
ATLANTA - The federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a court's decision that denied a freelance reporter a request for mug shots. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Fri..