The Muslim cleric accused of framing a young Christian girl in a blasphemy case in Pakistan was granted bail Thursday, his lawyer told CNN.
Two bomb blasts in different parts of southwest Pakistan killed 12 people and injured 25 Thursday, officials told CNN.
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed 16 people and wounded six others Thursday in one of Pakistan's semi-autonomous tribal regions, two officials said.
France's first lady is filing a defamation complaint against the authors of a biography published Thursday which claims she had an affair with a former French minister while seeing President Francois Hollande.
Roger Federer overcame a scare against Swiss friend Stanislas Wawrinka before finally securing a victory which ensures he will spend a record-breaking 300th week as world number one. The 31-year-old recaptured top spot after a 17th grand slam success at Wimbledon in July and by reaching the last eight of the Shanghai Masters, he has reached another landmark in his illustrious career.
Monisha Kaltenborn has continued her rise within Formula One after becoming the sport's first female team principal.
European Ryder Cup teammates Lee Westwood and Justin Rose will play off for the World Golf Finals title after both Britons won their last-four ties on Thursday.
A North Dakota freshman walked in front of his class, made an apology and then shot himself with a handgun Thursday morning, Richland County authorities said.
The shooting of an unarmed and naked Alabama university student killed in a late-night confrontation with a campus police officer appears to be unjustified, the lawyer for the young man's family said Thursday.
A fire tore through a home in northeast Baltimore early Thursday morning, pushing a person to jump from a second-story window and leaving four children and a grandmother dead.
Attorneys argued again Thursday about whether accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved so that his stalled court-martial can proceed.
A lack of oxygen due to underdeveloped lungs caused the death of a newborn giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, officials said Thursday.