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Blade Runner Gives His Account of Shooting

Oscar Pistorius today gave a horrifying account of the night he shot dead his girlfriend claiming he mistook her for a burglar when he woke ... Full story

The High School Sweetheart, the Marketing Student and the Russian Model: The Complex Love Life of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius appears to have enjoyed a complex love life. His first girlfriend was his high school sweetheart Vicky Miles with whom he appears to have ... Full story

'Nine-Year-Old' Mexican Girl Who Gave Birth Is Really Aged 12 and the Baby's Father Is Her Stepfather

Mexican state officials confirmed that the girl who gave birth to a child two weeks ago is 12 or 13 years old and not 9-years-old ... Full story

Police Officer Left To Die After Being Hit By Snowplow

A police officer left to die in a snowy street in Toronto was mowed down by a snowplow, a court has heard.35-year-old Sgt. Ryan Russell ... Full story

35 Pyramids Found in Sudan Prove There May Be More Buried in the Sand

Thirty-five small pyramids have been discovered at the Sedeinga site in Sudan. The pyramids, discovered along with their graves, have been slowly uncovered since 2009.Their ... Full story

Rebel Fighter Nicknamed 'Guevara' Takes Revenge on Assad’s Troops After Her Children Were Killed in Airstrike

With neatly plucked eyebrows, leather boots with heels and a gold bracelet, 'Guevara' as she has become known is the last person you'd expect to ... Full story

The Sex-Slave Cult Where Women Were 'Forced to Sleep With Men Claiming to Be Reincarnation of Christ' on Mexican Border

Mexican officials broke up a bizarre cult that allegedly ran a sex-slavery ring among its followers on the U.S. border, Mexican immigration authorities revealed today.The ... Full story

'Thirty-Five Hostages Killed in Algerian Helicopter Attack on BP Gas Plant Siege'

Thirty-five foreign hostages have been killed by Algerian forces who launched air strikes on the BP gas plant seized by al-Qaeda-linked terrorists, militants claimed today. Soldiers ... Full story

Julie Keith Letter : Desperate plea for help from Chinese laborer forced to make holiday decorations in brutal conditions

Oregon mother Julie Keith expected to find Styrofoam headstones in the graveyard kit she bought at Kmart for Halloween.What she didn't expect was a .The ... Full story

Gang Rape of a Woman on a Bus in New Delhi Raises Outrage

The gang-rape of a 23-year old medical student in a New Delhi bus on Sunday night has outraged India’s otherwise apathetic middle class against the ... Full story

Assad's Troops Slaughter Children in Syria Playground

Assad’s troops have wiped out a playground full of children in a town on the outskirts of Damascus, according to The Atlantic Wire.An airstrike ordered ... Full story

Swaziland: I Sleep With 5 Men a Day Just to Eat

Mbabane, Swaziland -- We met her in the car park of a small shopping mall on the edge of Mbabane, Swaziland's capital. She was too ... Full story

'Mushroom Garden' Offers Disused Tunnel Vision for a Greener London

London's abandoned rail and tube lines have been put to many novel uses down the years functioning as bomb shelters, impromptu party venues and film ... Full story

Malala Is a Global Symbol, Yet Still a Kid

Eleven-year-olds sometimes have trouble sleeping through the night, kept awake by monsters they can't see. But Malala Yousufzai knew exactly what her monsters looked like. They had ... Full story

Pakistani Teen Activist Heading to Britain to Recover From Taliban Shooting

Islamabad, Pakistan -- Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot in the head by the Taliban, is on her way to Britain for treatment as ... Full story

Bullied Canadian Teen Leaves Behind Chilling Video

Her YouTube video started out innocently enough. The Canadian teen, her face obscured from the camera, held a stack of cards each filled with messages ... Full story

Clip of Autistic Child Being Beaten Provokes Internet Outrage

Beijing -- Even a grainy three-month-old video clip can stir up a controversy. A closed-circuit television clip, posted and shared on Chinese social media and reported ... Full story

Hong Kong Woman Dies After Receiving Cancer 'Beauty' Treatment

One of four Hong Kong women struck down with septic shock after receiving a "beauty" treatment normally given to cancer patients has died. The 46-year-old died ... Full story

'Killing Became Like Drinking Water'

As a teenager in war-ravaged Sierra Leone, Ishmael Beah was brainwashed, drugged and forced to kill. "We went from children who were afraid of gunshots to ... Full story

Hugo Chavez Wins in Venezuela, Sets New Challenges

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans awakened on Monday to the prospect of another six years under President Hugo Chavez as the leftist president's supporters celebrated his ... Full story

Turkey Retaliates for 6th Day of Shelling

BEIRUT (AP) — The Turkish military retaliated with artillery fire for a sixth straight day Monday after a Syrian shell hit its territory, and Turkey's ... Full story

Don't Drink... Dairy and Drive

MOSCOW — Russia's top health official said Monday that drinking and driving don't mix — even when the drink in question is kefir, a fermented ... Full story

UK, Japan Scientists Win Nobel Prize for Adult Stem Cell

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Scientists from Britain and Japan shared a Nobel Prize on Monday for the discovery that adult cells can be transformed back into ... Full story

Despite Fatal Risks, Afghan Girls Take Brave First Step

For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey. "You close the door behind you, and you enter ... Full story

Turkey Strikes Targets in Syria in Retaliation for Shelling Deaths

Turkey fired on Syrian government targets in response to the shelling of a Turkish border town in which five civilians were killed Wednesday, according to ... Full story

Romney Stresses Foreign Policy; Obama Targets Bain

Republicans intensified their criticism of President Barack Obama's foreign policy on Monday, noting questions about his administration's accounting of last month's deadly attack on an ... Full story

Woman Raped by Police in Tunisia, Then Charge Her With Indecency

Outraged Tunisians took to the streets by the hundreds Tuesday, angrily protesting the treatment of a woman who was allegedly raped by police officers -- ... Full story

Suicide Bomber Kills 3 NATO Forces, 4 Afghan Police

Kabul, Afghanistan -- A suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan Monday killed 14 people, including three NATO service members and four Afghan police, and wounded 57 ... Full story

'Marilyn Monroe' Towers Shape City's Future

Southwest of Toronto, in a satellite city called Mississauga, Ma Yansong's vision of a flowing, organic architecture halts the tedium of a relentlessly box-shaped cityscape. His ... Full story

Corpses of U.S. Couple Killed in St. Maarten to be Handed Over

A man arrested in connection with the stabbing deaths of an American couple in the Dutch Caribbean nation of St. Maarten will appear before a ... Full story

Iranian President Ahmadinejad Describes Israel as an Annoyance That Can Be 'Eliminated'

Iranian hatemonger Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in New York spewing venom about Israel, the United States and gays — and even made a chilling crack about ... Full story

U.K.'s National Pig Association Claims 'Unavoidable' Global Bacon Shortage

With pork costs rising, Great Britain is facing a bacon and sausage shortage as pig farmers cut back on herd size. But the problem may ... Full story

Orphaned Girl Starts University at 14

She grew up in grinding poverty, losing both her parents at a tender age but 14-year-old whizz-kid Maud Chifamba has defied adversity and hardship to ... Full story

Baby's Delivery Surprises British Base in Afghanistan

A huge British military base in one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan got a surprise arrival this week as a soldier gave birth ... Full story

Girls Pummel Iran Cleric Over Dress Code

Tehran, Iran -- They may be a far cry from their Western counterparts fighting for the acceptance to breast-feed -- or go topless -- in ... Full story

Kim Jong Il's Sushi Chef Returns After Fleeing For Life

Not many people get a personal invitation to visit North Korea's new leader Kim Jong Un. Kenji Fujimoto was the personal sushi chef of Kim's father, ... Full story

Magazine Fined for Topless Kate Middleton Photos

A French magazine has been fined for publishing topless photographs of Britain's likely future queen, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and ordered not to distribute the ... Full story

12 Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Attack

An insurgent group close to the Taliban said its attack Tuesday that killed 12 in Afghanistan was revenge for an anti-Islam film that has angered ... Full story

Anti-Japanese Protests Sweeping Across China

The wave of anti-Japanese protests currently sweeping across China has its roots in history but more recently can be traced back to April, when the ... Full story

Royal Family Considers Legal Action Over Topless Pictures of Kate

A French magazine has stoked controversy by publishing pictures of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, topless while on vacation with Prince William, prompting the threat ... Full story

New Monkey Discovered in Kenya

Initially scientists were not sure if the adult male Owl Face on the left and the Lesula on the right were the same species. Scientists are ... Full story

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