The 16-year-old Victoria, British Columbia, boy who was killed while biking near Arlington on a cancer charity ride was showing his support for his uncle, a cancer survivor.
Israeli leaders on Tuesday condemned an apparent hate crime in an Arab town near Jerusalem that is known for good relations with its Jewish neighbors.
Defending champion Tamira Paszek was forced to retire with a left thigh injury during her first-round match against 2009 champion Caroline Wozniacki at Eastbourne Tuesday.
Islamic militants have driven 19,000 rice farmers from their land in northeast Nigeria while a military crackdown is preventing thousands more from working their fields, raising fears of imminent food shortages, officials warned Tuesday.
U.S. stocks were up in early trading Tuesday, boosted by government reports of gains in home construction and low inflation. Expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep in place programs meant to prop up the economy also drove the market higher.
In an accelerated election for a new U.S. senator from New Jersey, the Democratic field is Cory Booker vs. everyone else.
Lebanese security officials say clashes have erupted between unknown gunmen and followers of a radical Sunni cleric in the south of the country.
Shares in Germany's biggest cable operator are up after Kabel Deutschland received a preliminary takeover proposal from U.S. firm Liberty Global.
Switzerland's lower house of parliament pushed back strongly Tuesday against a government proposal to end the bitter dispute with U.S. authorities over suspected American tax cheats.
The G-8 summit's joint statement on ending the Syrian civil war will not mention whether Bashar Assad must step down from power as part of any peace settlement, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday ahead of the document's publication.
U.S. builders stepped up home construction in May and applied for permits to build single-family homes at the fastest pace in five years. The gains show housing remains a key source of growth for the economy.
Hungarian prosecutors indicted a 98-year-old former police officer Tuesday for abusing Jews and assisting in their deportation to Nazi death camps during World War II.
U.S. oil giant Chevron says it has signed a deal with Iraq's Kurdish regional government to expand its oil exploration territory in the northern self-rule region.
Sprint is suing to stop Dish Network's buyout of wireless data network operator Clearwire. The nation's third-largest cellphone carrier said the proposed deal violates the rights of Sprint and other Clearwire shareholders.
Jordan's King Abdullah II has endorsed a treaty with Britain that sets the stage for the possible deportation of radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada.
Los Angeles police say Justin Bieber struck a pedestrian with his car in Hollywood, but there was no crime and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple complex.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of hundreds of mourners attending a funeral in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 27 people. Among those killed was a newly-elected lawmaker who may have been the target, authorities said.
Thailand's government on Tuesday acknowledged losing more than $4.46 billion in one year in a much-criticized scheme to support rice prices that ended up dislodging the country from its spot as the grain's top exporter. The program is likely to be amended to reduce the losses, the commerce minister said.
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside and near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 26 people and wounding 55, Iraqi officials said.