Pressure on the Syrian regime and its violent crackdown on dissent stepped up a notch as Turkey's foreign minister arrives in Damascus for talks.
A new study estimates the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost the U.S. between $2.3 to $2.6 trillion.
Food security experts were reluctant to use the famine label for East Africa's food crisis, but the U.N. has declared famine in parts of Somalia.
Egypt's former president goes on trial for corruption and ordering the killing of demonstrators, and could face the death penalty.
In Europe, some see the eleventh-hour package of spending cuts and tax hikes making up the US debt deal as too little, too late.
Israelis feeling the pinch from low salaries, high prices and steep taxes on consumer goods stage protests throughout the country.
New English language proficiency test for would-be immigrants in the UK challenged in court case.
Beck referred to the Labor Party youth camp attacked by a gunman as 'a little like the Hitler Youth.'
From the U.S. to the third world, C-sections are on the rise. But health experts caution the procedure has unaccounted risks.
Two ads featuring Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington have been banned in the UK for being 'misleading.'