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The outgoing secretary of defense conceded his handling of the Guantanamo Bay detainee issue "hasn't always made me popular in some quarters."
Ropes supporting the core piece of wreckage as it was lifted from the sea floor snapped just as the fuselage neared the surface, officials say.
Their annual letter to the public has been published. They're betting that in 15 years, polio will be eradicated, Africa will feed itself and 2 billion people will use their phones as mobile banks.
King Salman, 79, presided over the dramatic transformation of Riyadh with a record for good governance, but he is not viewed as a reformer.
The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in more than three decades says that two days of talks left her with no clearer idea of whether Obama's new policy has good prospects of success.
Alberto Nisman, who accused the Argentinian leader of covering up Iran's role in a 1994 terrorist attack, was found shot dead in his apartment on Sunday.
A video purportedly by the militants says "the countdown has begun." Japan says it's still trying to secure Haruna Yukawa and Kenji Goto's release. The Islamists want $200 million for their release.
The Houthis, who control the capital, Sanaa, are apparently hoping to exploit a power vacuum left by the resignation of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.
Grenades and blades were also found. In most cases, people forgot they had them. Our favorite discovery: a knife in an enchilada.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, according to his country's state TV. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud was 90 years old.
The prime minister's resignation came as the U.N. envoy to the Arab world's poorest country met with representatives from the different political factions to try to implement a deal reached Wednesday to end the crisis.
Along California's central coast, the city of Monterey and the Army's Defense Language Institute have formed a partnership, saving about $2 million a year by sharing costs.
The late-night deal still leaves unanswered who really controls the country and how much power is still held by the president, a key ally in U.S. efforts to battle Yemen's local al-Qaida branch.
A new list of the 25 worst passwords is out. And it’s not hard to guess the number one worst offender: “123456.”
Increasingly, it's conventional companies that want to earn the "non-GMO" label. Here's how a company gets into the non-GMO game.