The girlfriend of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius was found dead in his home Thursday, authorities said. The identity of the man taken into custody has not yet been revealed.
Unlike most harried men in many other countries around this time each year, Korean men don't have to worry about shopping for jewelry or flowers or writing nice cards for February 14.
What do Catholics around the world say they want in the next leader of the church? CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
The announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came as a bolt from the blue to the world but not a moment too soon for many Catholics.
The editor of an Italian magazine that has caused an uproar by publishing vacation photos of a bikini-clad Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with her baby bump visible accused the international media Wednesday of overreacting.
At least four people died when a plane made an emergency crash-landing in Ukraine on Wednesday, the Russian news outlet, state-run RIA Novosti, reported.
Dozens of alleged sexual abuse victims of the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile are suing both the British broadcaster and Savile's estate, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Anat Hoffman had no idea who comedian Sarah Silverman was until Silverman's sister and niece were detained with her Sunday in Jerusalem for wearing prayer shawls as they prayed at the Western Wall.
What can happen in a country while the president is gone for more than two months?
Huge crowds in the Vatican cheered Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday as he made his first public appearance since announcing his resignation at the end of the month.
Officers arrested six people Wednesday over what London's Metropolitan Police is calling a separate phone-hacking conspiracy at Rupert Murdoch's defunct News of the World newspaper.
President Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night that some 34,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan will have returned home by this time next year.
Police and health officials have raided a slaughterhouse and meat company in the United Kingdom as part of an ongoing investigation into horse meat that was labeled as beef, authorities said Tuesday.
Horsemeat has been discovered in products labeled as 100% beef and sold in Sweden, the United Kingdom and France.
North Korea has conducted an underground nuclear test using more sophisticated technology than its previous two attempts, drawing widespread international condemnation.
Peter Bergen says the interview with the bin Laden "shooter" adds important detail to the story of bin Laden's final minutes.
A Syrian opposition group says it was the target of a deadly blast at a Turkish border gate near Syria on Monday that left at least 13 people dead and 28 wounded.
Paul Mullins says archaeologists rarely search for individuals, let alone lost monarchs, but some personalities fascinate all of us.