In an audio message credited to Al Qaeda's top leader, the speaker praises last month's deadly attack on a U.S. Consulate in Libya and calls for more protests against offensive depictions of the Prophet Mohammed.
Two people drowned and 11 are missing after a raft carrying 23 Cuban refugees capsized in Mexico, authorities said.
The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution that gives regional leaders 45 days to offer specific plans for an international military intervention to oust rebels in northern Mali.
A suicide blast killed at least 17 people in a tribal area in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, authorities said.
The recovery of a teenage Pakistani girl who was shot in the neck and now breathes on a ventilator hinges on what happens over the weekend.
A painting from the collection of British guitarist Eric Clapton sold for $34 million at a London auction, the highest price ever for work by a living artist -- German painter Gerhard Richter.
If you're going to pursue an elusive killer, you sometimes have to get creative. A pioneering study into malaria transmission in Kenya, using data gleaned from the cell phones of nearly 15 million people, has given scientists new clues into how the deadly disease spreads.
Move over, Oscars. Take a seat, Disney. And forget the televised car chase. The space shuttle Endeavour is conquering a new frontier -- the entertainment capital of the world -- and it's getting royal parade treatment. Like a king carried in a chariot, the Endeavour is lumbering through the streets of Los Angeles on its way to retirement in a local museum.
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei may not be allowed to leave his native China, but his art is free to travel the globe, and some of it is now on display in Washington.
This Florida panhandle town is the home of a mystery that has been lost to time. A small cemetery buried deep into the grounds of a now-defunct boys reform school dates back to the early 1900s. Rusting white steel crosses mark the graves of 31 unidentified former students. Former students said the deaths were at the hands of abusive administrators, but a 2009 state investigation determined there was no evidence of criminal activity connected with any of the deaths or of abusive treatment. But the investigation did not clear up the mystery over the fate of 50 other students who died at the school and whose bodies have not been accounted for.
With the next presidential debate just days away -- on Tuesday -- Republican nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are taking some time this weekend to prepare.
President Barack Obama's newest ad, released Saturday morning, makes the case for a second term by telling the audience the work of his first term is not finished. The ad, titled "Challenges"