Apr 24, 2014 — Authorities say an Afghan security guard opened fire at a hospital run by a U.S.-based Christian group. Another American citizen was reportedly wounded. Attacks on foreigners have been on the rise.
Apr 23, 2014 — While visiting Tokyo, the pop star posed for photos in front of the highly controversial Yasukini Shrine, which honors Japanese war criminals.
Apr 23, 2014 — The Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas say they will attempt to form a unity government and end a seven-year rift. Previous efforts to resolve their feud have failed.
Apr 23, 2014 — The president is on the first stop in an eight-day trip to Asia that also will see him visit Malaysia, the Philippines and South Korea.
Apr 23, 2014 — The reporter for Vice News was seized by gunmen on Tuesday but is "fine," according to a spokeswoman for his kidnappers.
Apr 23, 2014 — Angry residents of a favela, or slum, set fires and threw bottles after a young man's body was found. They blame police for his death. Authorities have stepped up security in advance of the World Cup.
Apr 23, 2014 — Some of the guides have reportedly packed up to leave. Shaken by the deaths last week of 16 Sherpas, many don't want to climb this year. Negotiators are headed to Everest's base camp.
Apr 23, 2014 — Divers have found no air pockets where passengers might have taken refuge. They have, however, retrieved more bodies. The number of confirmed deaths has topped 150. An equal number remain missing.
Apr 23, 2014 — Investigators are studying a piece of metal discovered on a beach in western Australia to see if it might be debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Apr 22, 2014 — The State Department, citing news reports of heightened activity at Pyongyang's test site, says it's closely watching the situation.