Four investigations, hundreds of testimonies and stacks of medical reports on Yasser Arafat's unexplained death in 2004 have failed to produce hard evidence of what killed him -- and findings presented Friday only created more confusion.
Rescuers in the central Philippines counted at least 100 people dead and many more injured Saturday, a day after one of the most powerful typhoons on record ripped through the region, wiping away buildings and leveling seaside homes with massive storm surges.
Officials of Bell, Calif., say they are legally prevented from going after the pension and the retirement account of Robert Rizzo, the former city manager who amassed most of the retirement money in a corruption scandal in which he paid himself more than $1 million a year.
A New York City student doing a science experiment has published surprising results: Almost twice as many of the kosher-chicken samples he collected tested positive for antibiotic-resistant E. coli as did those from conventionally raised birds.
As Afghanistan’s war economy contracts, opium poppies, which are processed into heroin, are poised to play an ever-larger role in the nation, undercutting two key U.S. goals: fighting corruption and weakening the link between the insurgency and the drug trade.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending Nov. 10
As Germany marks 24 years since the collapse of communism and the fall of the Berlin Wall, the dwindling number of people who live in Eisenhüttenstadt seem condemned to confront a persistent question: What becomes of a model city once the model goes bust?
The former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, overrun and seized in 1979 by hundreds of hostage-taking students, was opened for tours just before this year’s anniversary. They even let Americans in.
Community events for the weekend of Nov. 9-10, 2013, include Hmong New Year Celebration, Auburn Veterans Day, Fall Colors Walk and Mercer Slough Herons.
Here is the weekly look at what Pro Football Focus has to offer about the upcoming Seahawks game: Here’s the link to this week’s game preview. On the site this week: - No Seahawks on the PFF Team of Week 9, but Red Bryant made the Had a Bad Day Team, while Paul McQuistan received
Iran and six world powers remain split on terms of a nuclear deal because Tehran is resisting demands that it suspends work on a plutonium-producing reactor and downgrade its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium to a level that cannot quickly be turned into the core of an atomic bomb, France's foreign minister said Saturday.
President Barack Obama is marking Veterans Day by making it his mission to ensure America has the back of its veterans.
The government shutdown may have affected October's jobs numbers. But not how you think.
Four masters of the crime-fiction genre — all women — return with new books, with new offerings by veterans Ruth Rendell, J.A. Jance, Louise Penny and Sara Paretsky.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is considering entering a rehab program, his lawyer said Friday, in the first indication that the mayor might bow to heavy pressure to seek help -- if not step aside -- after he admitted to smoking crack cocaine and a video surfaced of him ranting and threatening to kill someone.