A group of young Palestinian film-makers have released a spoof of Jean Claude Van Damme's popular Volvo commercial. The parody is designed to highlight the shortage of fuel in the Gaza Strip. (Dec. 20)
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman observed and coached North Korean players. Rodman hopes to bring former NBA players to North Korea for an exhibition game next month. (Dec. 20)
Indian protesters ransacked a Dominos Pizza outlet in a Mumbai suburb on Friday, demanding a ban on U.S. goods as officials from the two countries struggled to defuse a row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York. Police and the Indian franchise of the U.S. chain said ...
Louisiana Purchase completed; South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union; Vermont's Supreme Court rules in favor of homosexual couples; "It's A Wonderful Life" premieres in New York. (Dec. 20)
Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured, seven seriously, authorities said. (Dec. 20)
Dozens of students' parents in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca got into violent clashes on Thursday with teachers from the National Education Workers Coordinating Committee, the smaller of the country's two main teachers unions. (Dec...
London authorities say at least seven people were seriously hurt and 80 others injured at a theater which partially collapsed during a packed performance of a show during the height of the Christmas season. (Dec. 19)
The first humanoid robot in space has performed its first mission at the International Space Station - holding a series of conversations with a Japanese astronaut and keeping him company. (Dec. 19)
London police say there are "a number" of casualties following the apparent collapse of a theater's roof. (Dec. 19)
Two British-born, al-Qaida-inspired extremists who considered themselves "soldiers of Allah" were convicted Thursday of murdering an off-duty serviceman who was run down with a car and stabbed to death in a frenzied attack on a London stree...