An auction that included works by Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet raked in 152.6 million pounds (US$226.5 million) Wednesday night, setting a record for highest total ever realized in an British art auction, according to Christie\'s.
North Korea may consider a tougher punishment for a jailed American citizen if the United States \"persists in its hostile approach\" toward Pyongyang, North Korea\'s official news agency said Thursday.
June has now become the deadliest month of the Afghan war for coalition troops, a grave milestone in the nearly nine-year-old conflict.
At least 10 people were killed and 15 were hurt when they were run over by a train in a town south of Barcelona, Spain, a spokesperson for Catalonia Civil Protection told CNN sister station CNN Plus Thursday.
The mothers of U.S. hikers held by Iran said a magazine article that contradicts government claims they crossed the border before their arrests is \"concerning\" and raises many questions.
DENVER (AP) - Gary Faulkner is back home in Colorado after his personal quest to track down al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden ended with his arrest in a northern Pakistan woods. The ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sacked his loose-lipped Afghanistan commander Wednesday, a seismic shift for the military order in wartime, and chose the familiar, admired..
SARGODHA, Pakistan (AP) - Five American men were convicted Thursday on terror charges by a Pakistani court and sentenced to 10 years in prison in a case that heightened concerns ab..
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - NATO says 4 of its service members have been killed in a vehicle accident in southern Afghanistan. The international military coalition said the accident ..
Australia\'s Labor Party has elected Julia Gillard as the nation\'s first female prime minister, a party spokesman says. The announcement came moments after Kevin Rudd stepped down after a swift fall from popularity.
Works by Picasso and Monet are set to go up for sale Wednesday in what Christie\'s calls the most valuable art auction ever to take place in London.
Juanita Castro Ruz, sister of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Cuban President Raul Castro, is undergoing radiation treatment in Miami, Florida, for lung cancer, her spokeswoman told CNN.
More than 600 people remained missing Wednesday in one of two Brazilian states where heavy rain has led to 42 deaths and left thousands of residents homeless, officials said.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 struck Wednesday in southern Canada, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
French World Cup team member Thierry Henry will meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday to explain the team\'s behavior during the World Cup, Sarkozy\'s office said Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says BP has been forced to remove a cap that was containing some of the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he has accepted the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal with regret, but is certain that it is the r..
Alleged drug lord Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke has been arrested outside Kingston, Jamaica, police said Tuesday. A failed attempt to arrest Coke last month resulted in four days of gunbattles that left 76 people dead.
Police in Indonesia captured a man believed to be one of the most wanted terrorists in the country on Wednesday, authorities said.
A Virgin Atlantic flight headed to Newark, New Jersey, from London was diverted to Connecticut late Tuesday night because