US & World
Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.
It's an apparent reference to the Holy See's relations with Beijing. They haven't had diplomatic ties since 1949. Tibet's spiritual leader is in Rome for a meeting of Nobel Peace Prize winners.
The European air control agency Eurocontrol says London airspace has been closed due to a computer failure. There is a power outage at the NATS control center.
An LA Times investigation has shown that Whole Foods, Walmart, and other grocers have bought produce from companies that severely mistreat their workers, in Mexico.
The University of Virginia is looking to make changes, even though a report about a gang rape has been discredited. Ideas include banning hard alcohol and having sober volunteers self-police parties.
The CIA director is defending his agency from accusations in a Senate report that it used inhumane interrogation techniques against terrorist suspects. Dick Cheney earlier said the report is "full of crap."
The U.S. said it closed its detention center at Bagram, ending a controversial chapter. The U.S. said it no longer holds any prisoners in Afghanistan.
An investigation by the L.A. Times into labor camps on Mexican megafarms reveals appalling conditions. Reporter Richard Marosi says U.S. consumers need to pressure retailers for change.
The report detailing the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks has sparked a firestorm of controversy in the U.S. and abroad.
Pirate Bay is one of the world's largest file-sharing sites. In the past, it has been targeted by authorities around the world.
The circumstances surrounding Ziad Abu Ein's death are unclear. Israel said it will examine his body jointly with Jordanian and Palestinian pathologists.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai offered hope Wednesday that her prize will inspire young girls all over the world to fight for their rights.
On the second night of protests in Berkeley, California over the Eric Garner decision in New York, a small group of protesters broke windows and looted stores.
The U.N. organization said that after it suspended a food-voucher program earlier this month, individuals, the private sector and governments stepped in.
The torture report released Tuesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee says the CIA deceived the nation with its insistence that the harsh interrogation tactics had saved lives.
Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a highway and stopping a train as activists protested recent grand jury decisions.