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At least 14 people were dead and four missing in the Philippines a day after Typhoon Mirinae roared through the heart of the country, the National Disaster Coordinating Council said Sunday.
A man faces charges of arson after he allegedly set fire to a section of Memorial Park, which houses the remains of victims of September 11, 2001, attacks, police said Saturday.
The parents of a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly gang-raped on a California high school campus urged the community Saturday to channel its anger over the event "through positive action," according to a pastor.
Six Uyghurs -- Muslims from Southern China -- who were imprisoned in the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred Saturday to the South Pacific island nation of Palau, an Obama administration official said.
Six women found dead at a Cleveland, Ohio, home appeared to have been strangled, and their decomposing bodies could have been lying there for "weeks, if not months or years," a coroner told CNN on Saturday.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried Saturday to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, saying she'd like to see talks begin "as soon as possible."
Police have identified the man whose shooting of another man outside a store in Naples, Italy, was captured by a surveillance camera, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Saturday.
Rescuers were still searching for nine people missing in the Pacific off southern California after a U.S. Coast Guard plane and a Marine helicopter collided Thursday night.
Six Afghans have been arrested for planning this week's guest house suicide attack that killed five U.N. employees in Kabul, Afghanistan's chief of national security said Saturday.
Last year's world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for Sunday's inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix while his successor as Formula One's top driver, Jenson Button, qualified fifth.
A suspect in a massive double bomb attack in Baghdad grabbed a guard's weapon and shot an investigator before being shot himself, the Interior Ministry said.
A high-ranking British officer killed this year in Afghanistan warned a month before he died that a shortage of helicopters was putting troops at risk, a leaked memo showed Saturday.
Saturday marks 1,000 days until the London 2012 Olympic Games, and officials promise the event is on track and on budget.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai's representatives were holding 11th hour talks Saturday with those of main rival Abdullah Abdullah in a bid to prevent the former foreign minister from boycotting an election run-off vote amid claims it will be mired in fraud, a spokesman for Abdullah said.
Former vice president Dick Cheney told a special prosecutor in 2004 that he had no idea who leaked the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame, according to newly released FBI documents.
The fourth typhoon to hit the Philippines in a month came ashore east of the capital, Manila, on Saturday morning, bringing heavy rain, flooding, and washing away shanty houses near the coast.
Indigenous Indians located nine survivors of a plane that crashed in a river in the Amazon rain forest with 11 people onboard, according to the Brazilian air force.
A bus trip intended to reward customers of a health-care products company turned deadly when the vehicle plunged off a road in China's northern Shanxi province, killing 13 people, according to state-run Xinhua news agency.
The Obama administration invoked the state secrets privilege on Friday in a lawsuit pertaining to government eavesdropping intended to intercept terrorist communications, and one privacy advocacy group called the decision "incredibly disappointing."