After his unexplained two-week absence from the public eye, China's presumptive next president looks to be undertaking a campaign to prove he's healthy and fit to lead, starting with a meeting this week with U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Friday night at 7 p.m. is such a cruel time for the Czech Republic to implement its ban on all liquor stronger than 40 proof (so no vodka or Becherovka), but the alternative is worse: officials still haven't stopped methanol-poisoned booze from hitting the market.
At the ceremony to mark the arrival of the remains of the four diplomats who died in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised their service and promised not to "retreat from the world."
For the first time since he disappeared from the public eye, it's starting to look like we can expect Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to make a public appearance on Saturday, marking exactly two weeks since he was last seen on Sept. 1.
In the fourth day of protests that have rocked Western embassies across the Muslim world, protesters in Sudan torched the German embassy and attacked the British while protesters scaled the walls and attacked the U.S. embassy in Tunis.
When you're the so-called face of Anonymous, a lot of your life gets documented online, including, for Barrett Brown, video threats to an FBI agent and his subsequent arrest.
The maker of the product widely known as "pink slime" wants $1.2 billion from ABC News, which it says unfairly spread the notion that the product known officially as "lean, finely textured beef" was unsafe.
Jon Stewart and Tucker Carlson, your cries of protest have gone unheeded: The New York City Board of Health voted Thursday to approve Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on sodas served in cups larger than 16 ounces.
Clarifying the U.S. position on the anti-Islam film that has sparked protests across the Muslim world, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the video "disgusting and reprehensible" on Thursday, but she said it was no excuse for violence.
North Korea really does want international aid to help its people recover from a summer of storms capped by a devastating typhoon, but it just can't bring itself to accept what rival South Korea is offering.
Normally a Chinese official's expression of condolence about a party veteran's death wouldn't be news by itself, but when that official is missing Vice President Xi Jinping and the condolence is the first anybody's heard from him in two weeks, it is.
Eleven years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the anniversary has faded from the front pages of three of the New York City's most visible newspapers, The New York Times The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Post.
If the website you're trying to access won't load, chances are it's a GoDaddy joint that's been taken offline in what appears to be a massive hack for which one person is claiming responsibility.
The man expected to take over China's presidency hasn't been heard from in nine days, and with no official explanation for his absence, the state is making some bizarre attempts to downplay his disappearance.
Prince Harry landed in Afghanistan on Friday and this time the British Army decided not to keep his assignment a secret, so the news that he's the Taliban's biggest target came as no surprise Monday. In fact, it almost seems late.
It's been a good few days for learning about author Salman Rushdie, culminating in Monday's autobiographical long-read in The New Yorker, about the author's life as the target of an Iranian fatwa.
Geert Wilders is the leader of the Netherlands' Freedom Party, an anti-Islamic party polling fourth ahead of Wednesday's Dutch election, whose platform includes banning the construction of mosques and stopping all non-western immigration.
On Thursday, FEMA became the latest U.S. government agency to act like a zombie apocalypse is a real thing, ensuring that this trope keeps coming back to life long after it's dead, just like a real zombie.