The FBI opened an investigation into whether News Corp. employees tried to hack into phones belonging to 9/11 victims and their family members.
A coordinated attack that targeted the busiest districts of India's economic capital left at least 21 dead and 113 injured.
Senate Rep. leader Mitch McConnell's plan would allow the president to increase the federal debt limit without Congressional approval.
A suicide bomb attack killed at least four people at the funeral of Ahmed Wali Karzai in Kandahar.
Federal unemployment benefits are set to expire by the end of the year -- estimates say this will be a $37-billion-dollar blow to the economy.
Law enforcement outfitted with iPhones capable of scanning a person's face and matching it to a database of people with criminal records.
Drought grips Horn of Africa region -- which encompasses Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea -- leaving millions at risk.
Minnesota's state shutdown entered day 12, making it the longest in US history and leaving 22,000 state employees unemployed.
The move is an effort to admonish Pakistan for expelling U.S. military trainers, and show disapproval for terrorist activities there.
Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was shot dead at point blank range this morning.