The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, discussed the importance of combating HIV/AIDS in tackling global poverty and and its implications on gender roles and minority rights at a town hall meeting at the UNAIDS headquarters in Geneva last week.
A teary-eyed Vladimir Putin claimed victory in Russia's presidential elections on Sunday. In what appears to be a landslide victory, the former KGB officer and two-time president captured well over the 50 percent of Sunday's presidential vote, allowing him to avoid facing a runoff.
Jason Varitek bid an emotional farewell to his baseball career with the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, with the MLB star occasionally dabbing his eyes with a handkerchief.
President Barack Obama made his latest plea to end tax breaks for big oil companies Thursday while campaigning in New Hampshire.
Classes resumed Friday at the Chardon, Ohio high school that was the scene of a devastating shooting spree this week that claimed the lives of three students, and left two others injured.
Thomas "T.J." Lane, the 17-year-old youth who allegedly went on a shooting rampage at a Chardon, Oh. high school, has been charged with three juvenile counts of aggravated murder on Thursday.
Two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday, amid days of violent protests sparked by a Quran burning incident at a joint military base. However, it was unclear if the new deaths were related to the protests.
Whitney Houston's sister-in-law, Leolah Brown, has come out speculating that the death of her former "soul sister" was anything but accidental, as reports have indicated police believe.
A former U.S. resident and CIA "ghost prisoner" has pled guilty at a Guantanamo Bay prison court to serving as a foot soldier for al-Qaida.
A new book alleges that golfer Tiger Woods took part in training sessions and seriously considered becoming part of the elite Navy SEALs unit at the height of his sports career.
The United Nations Human Rights Council held an urgent debate on the crisis in Syria Tuesday in Geneva calling for an immediate halt to the violence in the country that has claimed more than 7,500 lives.
Scientists have discovered a never-before-seen strain of the flu in bats, but its possible impact on humanity remains unknown.
T.J. Lane, the 17-year-old Ohio teen who allegedly went on a shooting rampage Monday morning that left three students dead, appeared in court Tuesday as the prosecution claimed that the teen has confessed to the killings.
A new report released by the Pentagon on Tuesday has said that the unidentified partial remains of victims from 9/11 were dumped in a landfill.
A third teen was confirmed dead Tuesday in the Chardon, Ohio school shooting that has sent shock waves throughout the nation.
A Florida man has been arrested for threatening U.S. President Barack Obama during his trip to Miami, it was announced on Monday.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has come out to support President Barack Obama for apologizing for a Quran burning incident that has sparked several days of deadly protests in Afghanistan.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was the target of an assassination plot uncovered by Russian and Ukrainian secret service agents, it was announced on Monday.
Eight U.S. soldiers were wounded on Sunday during protests in the Afghan province of Kunduz.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been named the U.N.-Arab League crisis envoy to Syria amid growing violence in the country.
A shocking photograph of the late Whitney Houston lying in her coffin during her funeral has sparked controversy and has many questioning if perhaps the National Enquirer has gone too far by publishing the image.
An aide for former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has lashed out against the new HBO film "Game Change," arguing that Palin's portrayal in the film is "sick."
Seven U.S. Marines were killed along the Arizona-California border Wednesday evening as the result of two helicopters colliding, and new details have emerged as to what may have caused the accident.
A U.N. panel investigating the human rights situation in Syria released a detailed report on Wednesday saying that under President Bashar al-Assad gross violations of human rights have occurred with "impunity" since March of 2011.
Singer Mariah Carey has paid a touching tribute following the loss of her friend and fellow singer Whitney Houston on YouTube.