A House of Representatives committee could vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over Operation Fast and Furious documents.
Ecuador's embassy in London may now be the only thing standing between Wikileaks leader Julian Assange and extradition to Sweden.
Egypt seizes with new political and constitutional upheaval as conflicting reports over ousted President Mubarak's failing health circulate.
China's reserves of rare earth minerals—essential to production of high-tech devices—are dwindling due to "excessive mining," says report.
Interactive map of West Africa's devastating drought conditions.
Vegas roulette wheel beats 114 billion to one odds.
New state department study counts 20.9 million worldwide victims of modern slavery.
Charter schools may be underperforming when it comes to serving disabled students.
Former inmate now exonerated testifies before Senate subcommittee that solitary confinement in prisons "by its design is driving men insane."
Wildlife conservation group says black bears around the Duke City are being egregiously eliminated from the area.
Charlie Sheen's surge of "tiger blood" was in fact a "psychotic break."
Handy tip: If you're squeamish about squid sperm ruining your calamari dinner, remove the internal organs before cooking it.
Water tanks in NYC as public art.
Amorous prehistoric turtles immortalized.
Oslo rocked by bombing.
Pentagon repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" law.
Let's save Greece.
Lucian Freud, significant artist and grandson of Sigmund, dies at 88.
Ostalgia: New York exhibition features work by artists from former Soviet Block.
Newspaper mug shot shaming of DWI arrestees may not be working.
Heatwave seizes United States and Canada. Yep.
Malawi citizens protest unemployment, lack of aid and president, Bingu wa Mutharika.
Canada deports Chinese man accused of smuggling, who sought refugee status.