South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.
A third successive year of California's worst drought in a century has the Golden State's reservoirs at record lows. Agriculture has been affected, hitting the local economy, while some small communities risk running out of water.
The urge to undress a mummy can be strong. In the 19th century, Egyptologists didn't think twice about tearing off a mummy's wrappings. Even Ramses the Great couldn't avoid the indignity of being stripped bare in front of an audience of curious onlookers.
Canadian Political Commentator and Press Secy. to David Soknacki, Supriya Dwivedi, weighs in on Rob Ford's announcement.
Malaysian officials did not activate an official rescue operation for four hours after Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 went missing, according to a preliminary report by the country's Transportation Ministry that was released to the public Thursday.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief who was at one time accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in New York, is threatening to sue a Belgian sex club using the initials "D.S.K."
As the world waits to see Malaysia's first report on MH 370, the private company that says it may have found plane wreckage defended its claim.
A new law that went into effect in Kenya this week makes it legal for a man to marry as many women as he wants. And a leading women's group is applauding it.
Nigerians took to the streets to pressure the government to do more to rescue scores of girls abducted by militants weeks ago.
Brunei has become the first East Asian country to adopt sharia law, despite widespread condemnation from international human rights groups.