| Nov 16, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 12:36 PM
U.S. aid worker and Indiana native Peter Kassig, beheaded by Islamic State militants who captured him in Syria last year, was remembered on Sunday for his courageous devotion to helping people whose lives were upended by civil war.
President Barack Obama...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media.
The 34-year-old from Costa Rica who lives in New York opted for plastic surgery on...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:59 PM
With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:14 AM
As revolutions go, Scotland's recent independence referendum was pretty mild stuff. Eligible voters — legal residents of Scotland — were given a simple, straightforward choice: Should Scotland be an independent country, yes or no?
I am a...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:08 AM
More than 200 people, many wearing white as a sign of peace, gathered on the campus of Butler University to pray for a humanitarian worker from Indiana held hostage by Islamic State militants.
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter Kassig, 26,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
You're so vain. I bet you think this selfie's about you. Don't you?
To selfie or not to selfie? That should be the question.
I once took a selfie. OK, more than once. But I only did it because "all the kids" were doing it. I also wore parachute...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A video released on the Internet on Friday appears to show British hostage Alan Henning being beheaded by a masked Islamic State fighter, the militant-monitoring SITE Intelligence Group reported.
Henning, 47, a former taxi driver from the Manchester...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The Scots voted 55.3 percent against independence. But to get that vote, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promised the Scots more autonomy. He also pledged to maintain the Barnett formula, which awards a higher share of U.K. government spending to...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:26 AM
The wife of a British aid worker being held by Islamic State insurgents made a renewed appeal for his release on Tuesday, a week after receiving an audio message from her husband.
Alan Henning, 47, was part of an aid convoy taking medical supplies to a...