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The South African government on Saturday released an updated schedule of official observances in honor of the late President Nelson Mandela, culminating in a state funeral a week from Sunday.
An 85-year-old American war veteran detained for more than a month in North Korea arrived in the United States on Saturday, a day after he was unexpectedly released by Pyongyang for “humanitarian” reasons.Merrill Newman arrived in San Francisco on a flight from Beijing shortly after 9 a.m.
Even though she didn’t understand the judge’s words when he asked her name, she did know the foreign words to the song she sang.American Jennifer Grout, 23, is wowing — and surprising — audiences in the Middle East on reality TV contest “Arabs Got Talent,” and she just may take home the title.
Forget packed malls and big-box chain stores brimming with sleepy bargain hunters. This holiday season, a modest shopping phenomenon is brewing in Fort Wayne, Ind.
The jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery will be $344 million for Tuesday’s drawing – the biggest this year -- after a two-week winless streak was extended Friday night.The 11 p.m. ET drawing could result in a near-record U.S. payout, after no one claimed the top prize of $297 million on Friday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – When the hunger headaches get strong, Lenka Mendoza focuses on why she is fasting and dreams of what she would do if she won the right to legally live and work in the U.S.: She would return to her home country, Peru, to hug her cancer-stricken mom.
A secret unmanned reconnaissance aircraft built by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. military has already begun test flights and could be ready for prime-time duty by 2015, according to a report in Aviation Week & Space Technology.
Arctic air, snow and freezing rain was expected across parts of the U.S. Saturday from California to the Northeast, as the winter storm that has killed 11 people continues to wreak havoc.
These days, people can't eat a meal or pet a cat without sharing it on the Internet. But what if people want to relive their digital lives in private?That is where a new iOS app called Heyday comes in.
Televisions were alive with "The Sound of Music Live!" Thursday night as the live broadcast of the beloved musical, starring Carrie Underwood as Maria, pulled in an impressive 18.6 million viewers, NBC’s highest Thursday night ratings (excluding sports programming) since 2004.
SEOUL, South Korea – Extradited from Thailand, the five suspects appeared before a New York court last month to face charges of a sensational plot: smuggling crystal meth from enemy number one, North Korea.The five suspects – from China, the U.K.
KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting with American forces in Afghanistan amid a stubborn stand-off between the U.S.
Even 72 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor that pulled the United States into World War II, numerous states and organizations are commemorating the “day which will live in infamy.”More than 2,400 American troops died in the early hours of Dec.
The planet Venus is a dazzler in western skies after sunset — and on Friday night, it's about as bright as it can get.
From the White House to the halls of Congress, U.S. government officials have responded to the death of Nelson Mandela with a hail of testimonials to the late South African president’s leadership in the struggle for freedom and human rights.Until five years ago, however, the U.S.
North Korea has deported 85-year-old American war veteran Merrill E. Newman "from a humanitarian viewpoint" after more than a month in detention, the state news agency reported Saturday.The U.S.
NASA's trigger-happy Curiosity rover has fired its 100,000th laser shot on Mars, a science milestone in its mission to determine what rocks on the Red Planet are made of, NASA announced Thursday.
Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.