A petition to pardon Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who admitted to leaking secret documents from the U.S. National Security Agency, is on its way to gaining 100,000 signatures and a response from the White House.
Taliban fighters beheaded two children ages 10 and 16 as a warning to villagers not to cooperate with the government, announced an Afghan government offical.
A Mexican politician who is suspected of embezzlement and brags about Beverly Hills shopping sprees and his 1,000 shirts is jeopardizing President Enrique Pena Nieto's ability to stamp out corruption and keep opposition backing for his economic plans.
Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old ex-employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) who leaked details of the U.S. secret surveillance operation PRISM to the Guardian, is missing in Hong Kong after checking out of the Mira hotel Monday at noon.
Corinne Federer may have captured an extraterrestrial sighting in the eye of her camera lens as she was visiting the landmark Muiderslot Castle in the Netherlands late last month.
According to a bombshell report unveiled on Monday, CBS News says that it has obtained an internal memo from the United States State Department alleging serious misconduct within the Department, including drug use, sexual assaults, partaking in prostitution and covering up or halting probes into said allegations.
Lance Corporal James Wharton, the first gay soldier to cover Britain's Armed Forces magazine, says that Prince Harry saved him from being "battered" in an anti-gay attack while they were serving in British armed forces in 2008.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval rating fell for the first time since her term began in January 2011 as concern about inflation and sluggish economic growth grew, the Datafolha polling agency said on Saturday.
When televangelist Silas Malafaia gathered 40,000 followers outside Brazil's Congress this week, it wasn't just to raise their arms to the sky and praise the Lord.
Medical authorities have identified the body found in the Des Moines River as that of Kathlynn Shepard, a 15-year-old Iowa girl who was believed to be abducted by Michael J. Klunder while returning home from school.
With Neymar's transfer conflicts resolved and Cristiano Ronaldo's tale hitting an apparently abrupt ending, the attention has turned to unhappy Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney. Contenders for the striker's services include Real Madrid, Arsenal, and Paris Saint-Germain. On Sunday, another contender entered the ring in search of garnering Rooney's services.
A group of 165 would-be immigrants to the United States have been rescued by Mexican soldiers after being held captive by a criminal group in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas.
China's photogenic "first lady" Peng Liyuan played steel drums in Trinidad, strolled hand-in-hand with a coffee farmer's daughter in Costa Rica and snapped pictures with her iPhone in the shadow of Mayan ruins in Mexico.
An angry mob in Bolivia buried a teenager alive in the grave of a woman he was suspected of having raped and murdered.
Star forward Aldo de Nigris has left the Rayados of Monterrey to become a part of the Chivas of Guadalajara in Liga MX's next season.