Hollywood actress and “Juno” star Ellen Page came out as a lesbian on Friday night during an emotional speech at a conference for gay teens.
CAIRO, Egypt – Foreign fighters returning home to the U.S., Britain and other countries after honing their skills in Syria's civil war are posing a "nightmare for security services," experts and officials say.
Turkey's parliament erupted into a physical free-for-all Saturday — sending one bloodied lawmaker to the hospital — as party tensions boiled over during a 20-hour debate.
After overcoming many obstacles, from lack of funding to missing luggage, the Jamaica bobsled team prepares for battle in Sochi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to team up with France to establish Europe's own communications network — and avoid surveillance snooping by America.After last year's reports revealing that the U.S.
KARACHI, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban have traded the mountains of the tribal badlands to the ghettos of the country's largest city.Karachi, which is Pakistan's financial nerve center, has seen decades of criminal and political violence.
Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova has been seriously hurt in training, with doctors making an immediate decision to operate, the Russian Freestyle Federation said on Saturday.
A Washington state firm is recalling more than 100 tons of dried egg products because they may be contaminated with salmonella, federal health officials said.Nutriom LLC of Lacey, Wash., issued the voluntary recall of some 226,710 pounds of egg products that were shipped nationwide and to U.S.
Athletes' Village is a place full of white walls and few frills — until Olympians arrive in their bedrooms, and personalize their spaces with reminders of home.
Figure skater Gracie Gold puts a lot of energy into strengthening her core. She shares a few moves, and discusses her overall workout and diet routine.
John Henson, Muppets puppeteer and son of the characters’ creators, Jim and Jane Henson, died on Friday. He was 48.A statement posted on The Henson Co.’s Facebook page on Saturday said that the younger Henson suffered “a sudden massive heart attack … while at home with his daughter.
Sleeping on the floor of a mosquito-infested Cairo prison with limited access to lawyers, three journalists provide a stark reminder of how distant today's Egypt feels from the euphoria of the Arab Spring three years ago.Fireworks filled the sky over Cairo's Tahrir Square the night of Feb.
While talks between the Syrian government and the opposition end in Geneva, Switzerland, President Obama says that he considering new ways to apply pressure to end the civil war.
The jury of the 57th annual World Press Photo competition announced its results, selecting 53 winners in 18 categories from nearly 100,000 entries.
Government health officials are warning pharmacies and patients about fake lots of a supplement used to treat potentially life-threatening genetic disorders diagnosed primarily in children.
A student pilot cheated death during a crash landing at a small Massachusetts airport on Saturday — walking away without a scratch, police said.
Companies that transport massive amounts of flammable crude oil say that, after several fiery explosions, they’re not waiting for the U.S. government to issue new regulations and will replace tank cars with new safer cars as fast as they can.
A cab driver in central London was crushed to death and her two passengers injured when part of a building fell on the car in a horrific accident — possibly the result of high winds hounding the country.