Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.
Relatives of about 270 people missing and believed to be trapped inside a ferry that sank off South Korea expressed outrage on Saturday and refused to allow cranes to lift the ship, fearing for the safety of any survivors.
In movies theyre often suave, sophisticated, cold-blooded killers, professionals like John Cusack in "Grosse Pointe Blank" or Jean Renos Leon in "The Professional," but a new British study dispels the myths surrounding hit men.
Ready for a 90s El Nio flashback?Researchers are keeping a close eye on a giant pool of abnormally warm water in the Pacific Ocean that some think could trigger another El Nio of epic proportions if it rises to the surface, sending weather patterns into a tizzy around the world.
An air strike killed 12 people, including 9 al Qaeda members, in the central Yemeni province of al-Bayda on Saturday, a Yemen Ministry of Interior spokesman told NBC News.Tribal sources said a drone had been circling the region for days.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he will bestow awards on Russians who took part in the seizure of Crimea."Of course there will be state decorations," Putin said in an interview with the state-run Rossiya television station to be broadcast later on Saturday.
Search teams recovered a 13th body from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
Young men dressed in traditional folk costumes pour water from buckets on two young women, an Easter tradition known as the "sprinkling," in Kazar, Hungary on Friday. The ritual is thought to have roots in Pagan cleansing and fertility rites.
JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea - Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies of those on board.
Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous geopolitical game by using the Ukraine crisis to try to shore up political support among ultra-nationalist Russians nostalgic for the Soviet era, according to a former U.S.
That big summer vacation may still be months away, but thats no reason to stay indoors. This month, many of Americas national parks are just now shaking off winters chill and welcoming visitors with warmer temperatures, fields of wildflowers and blessedly few crowds.