USA Today: Ariel Sharon’s Life a Metaphor for Israel’s

Even in the best light, Ariel Sharon was a brute of a man. Bull-headed and brilliant, the former Israeli prime minister, who died Saturday at age...

World to Give Iran $550 Million on Feb. 1 as Part of Nuclear Agreement

Iran would receive the first $550 million installment of a total of $4.2 billion in previously blocked overseas funds on or about February 1,...

Egypt’s Army Chief, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, says he May Run for President

Egypt's army chief has given his clearest indication yet that he will run for president. General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the man who ousted Mohamed...

U.S. Warns that Islamic Uprising Could Spread in Nigeria; Advises Americans Against Travel

An alarming U.S. travel advisory warns Nigeria’s Islamic uprising could expand out of the north and counsels against travel to 16 of the West...

1 Man Killed, 49 Houses Destroyed in Australian Wildfire

A man has died defending his home from an intense wildfire that razed wooded hills near Australia's west coast city of Perth, destroying 49...

South Philippines Hit by Floods; 20 Dead, 13 Missing

Two days of heavy rains set off floods and landslides in the southeastern Philippines, leaving at least 20 people dead, 13 missing and thousands...

Dennis Rodman says he’s Sorry About ‘What’s Going on Inside North Korea’

Dennis Rodman is apologizing. Again. Last week, he said he was sorry about his bizarre, drunken outburst on CNN about an American citizen held prisoner in North Korea. Now, Rodman...

French First Lady Hospitalized Following Reports of President’s Affair

French first lady Valerie Trierweiler has been admitted to hospital following reports of an affair between President Francois Hollande and an actress, but will...

Israel Holds Memorial Ceremony For Ariel Sharon

Israel is holding a state memorial ceremony for the former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at the country's parliament building. Monday's official ceremony in the Knesset...

Dozens Wounded In Grenade Attack On College Campus in the Philippines

A grenade attack wounded at least 24 people in a school campus in the southern Philippines, including government personnel, who were battling a fire,...

6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Puerto Rico’s Northern Coast

A strong earthquake out to sea has shaken Puerto Rico's northern coast, causing minor damage in some places. Dozens of people reported fallen items in...

Iran and World Powers Reach Agreement on Implementation of Geneva Deal; Tehran Allowed to...

Obama threatens to veto bill promising more sanctions if Iran breaks agreement; US officials say 'intelligence' on Iran suggests new sanctions would derail talks. The...

4 Years Later, Haiti Pauses to Remember the Thousands of Lives that Were Lost...

Haitians paused Sunday to remember the tens of thousands of people who died in a catastrophic earthquake four years ago, holding somber low-key commemorations...

France’s First Lady Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized After Report of Hollande’s Affair

The first lady of France, Valerie Trierweiler, has been hospitalized since Friday following allegations that President Francois Hollande has been having an affair with...

White House says Iran Will Start Eliminating Uranium Stockpile on January 20th

Save the date: Iran has pledged to start eliminating some of its uranium stockpile on January 20, the White House said Sunday. That gives an official start...

John Kerry and 10 Other Top Envoys Raise Pressure on Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and top envoys from 10 other countries are raising the pressure on Syria’s main opposition group to attend...

Israel and the Rest of the World Are Left to Deal with the Mixed...

When the Mark family heard the news about the death of Ariel Sharon on the radio on Saturday afternoon, they immediately turned their car around and...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, one of his nation's most controversial and iconic leaders for a half-century — on and off the battlefield...

HERO: 14-Year-Old Pakistani Boy Tackles Suicide Bomber Saving his Classmates and School

A Pakistani teenager is being heralded a hero after tackling a suicide bomber heading into his school. Aitzaz Hasan Bangash was on his way to...

Almost 500 Reported Dead in Syria as Rebel Infighting Increases

Clashes among different rebel factions in northern Syria have killed nearly 500 people and may determine the future of al-Qaeda-linked regiments fighting in the...