Sunday morning Tropical Storm Ernesto brought 60 mile-per-hour winds and rain to Jamaica. The storm is expected to reach hurricane strength by Monday.
Sure, everyone loves a bit of Michael Phelps hyperbole, but it is almost inconceivable that his Olympic career gold and total-medal marks could be broken in any foreseeable future.
Britain had a big night at the Olympic Stadium Saturday, winning three golds including one for Jessica Ennis, the British face of the London Games.
The Syrian Army deployed planes and a helicopter gunship as it targeted rebel positions in Aleppo, a key city in Syria's civil war. Fighting also intensified in Damascus Saturday.
Double-amputee Oscar Pistorius raced in a heat for the 400 meter sprint at the London Olympics Friday, making history and more – finishing second to move on to the semifinal Sunday.
South Korea prevailed over North Korea in Olympic ping-pong today. It's one of the few contests between the bitter rivals where they're fairly evenly matched.
The UN World Food Programme will start emergency food aid to isolated North Korea, which has been pummeled by a typhoon and flooding.
From funny helmets to pizza-cutter bikes, track cycling at the Olympics Velodrome is one part aerodynamics, one part athleticism, and one part vaudeville.
Roger Federer won the longest tennis match in Olympic history today. He's a sporting legend, but what truly sets him apart is his sporting spirit.
Michael Phelps won his last individual race, the 100-meter butterfly, on a night when two of America's rising stars, Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky, also took gold.
Evgeny Morozov on the cult of 'TED.'
Olympic race walking doesn't get a lot of love. But the sport – and the looks top competitors get when training – are tough.
Wojdan Shaherkani lost in an 82-second judo match, but as the first Saudi woman athlete ever to participate in the Olympics, she made history nonetheless.
The second installment of our Monitor 2012 London Olympics quiz.
Aleppo was long regarded as immune to the uprising sweeping the rest of Syria, but the deaths of several students helped galvanize a dormant opposition.
At a time when the Olympic games are criticized for turning into a billion-dollar affair, Venezuela's Ruben Limardo's choice to take the Tube, instead of a chauffeured car, received praise.
Popular sentiment about the trial of Pussy Riot, a band accused of profaning a Russian Orthodox altar, has shifted amid dismay over the women's harsh treatment. Putin has now weighed in.
The exaggerated version of truth about violence in Myanmar propagated by religious groups in Pakistan to recruit and fund their own agendas.
London 2012 shot put: American Christian Cantwell finished fifth in the qualifying rounds for men's shot put Friday. The finals will be Friday at 3:30 p.m.
Evicted from Kenya's protected forests, displaced people are finding a new way to make a living – without cutting trees – by turning to bamboo farming.
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