Murder suspect Amanda Knox's trial and its many twists have made headlines worldwide.
A man dressed as an elf is jailed after police in Georgia say he told a mall Santa that he was carrying dynamite.Full Story
Ted Turner's offer to take in dozens of quarantined buffalo has conservationists crying foul.
John Boehner (retard-Ohio) has scheduled an "economic roundtable" today, to compete with the White House's job summit. Roll Call reported, "A spokesman for Boehner said the purpose of the meeting is to give a platform for economists who have a different perspective on how Obama's agenda has affected the economy."
And who are these experts?
Apparently, House repugicans have turned to "former shrub cabal memebers and McCain campaign staffers, who have advocated disastrous tax and budget policies."
So, to summarize, less than a year from the cabal was ousted, congressional repugicans believe it's time to re-embrace the shrub/Dick agenda that didn't work, and listen to the architects of the shrub/Dick agenda that didn't work.
The repugicans are pissed at Franken because decent people are using a measure he sponsored to paint them as rapist sympathizers - and because Franken isn’t doing much to stop them ...
As a comedian, talk show host and best-selling author, Franken showcased his ability to dress down repugicans with devastating attacks.
Since becoming a senator in July, Franken has publicly tried to maintain a distance from that image - and aides are quick to note that Franken had nothing to do with coordinating the barrage of attacks waged against the repugicans.
But some of his new repugican colleagues argue that the amendment is being grossly mischaracterized - and has spawned attacks like the satirical website RepublicansforRape.org - and now question whether Franken is doing a good job of separating his past from his current line of work.
Zsolt and Geza Peladi have no fixed address and eke out an existence by selling junk they find in the street.
But their scavenging days are about to be over. The brothers have been informed they are entitled to their long-lost grandmother’s fortune, along with a sister who lives in America.
Two Secret Service officers, (not pictured), were placed on administrative leave in the wake of the party crashing scandal.
A renegade faction of Guinea's presidential guard opened fire on the African country's leader Thursday, slightly wounding him amid rumors of deep divisions within the army nearly three months after a military-led massacre of protesters at a peaceful rally.
Map locates Mogadishu, Somalia, where a suicide bomber targeted a graduation party in an upscale hotel
A male suicide bomber dressed as a woman attacked a graduation ceremony Thursday in a small part of the capital still under government control, killing up to 22 people, including three Cabinet ministers, doctors and medical students.Full Story
A 26-year-old doctor who exposed the torture of jailed protesters in Iran died of poisoning from a delivery salad laced with an overdose of blood pressure medication, prosecutors say. The findings fueled opposition fears that he was killed because of what he knew.
Investigators are still trying to determine whether his death last month was a suicide or murder, Tehran's public prosecutor Abbas Dowlatabadi said, according to the state news agency IRNA.