A French air traffic controllers' strike has grounded dozens of flights in Paris, one of Europe's busiest air travel hubs. The first hints of spring appear to be bringing strike fever to Europe.
Vancouver Olympics: US alpine skiers chalk up their most successful Olympics ever to the motivation of a once-every-four-years chance – and to skiing offensively. If Ted Ligety makes the podium today, it would give the US its ninth medal in alpine skiing.
In the Afghanistan war, NATO forces chief Gen. Stanley McChrystal publicly apologized Tuesday for 27 Afghan civilian deaths in a US airstrike. The coalition has begun saying 'sorry' more quickly to civilian deaths, as part of a new hearts and minds strategy.
Hamas assassination: Dubai police said that four more forged passports were used by people alleged to have arranged the assassination of Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mahbouh last month in Dubai.
Women's hockey: With semifinal wins Monday, the USA and Canada have outscored their opposition 96-4 on the way to Thursday's Olympic gold-medal final.
Tuesday's best chances for the US to win Olympic medals come in the team Nordic combined event and the men's giant slalom, where Ted Ligety and Bode Miller will ski.
The Canadian pair of Virtue and Moir won gold in Olympic ice dancing Monday night, but the inspiring competition and the pair's close connection to American silver medalists Davis and White made it feel like a victory for more than just Canada.
If reports are true, Pakistan's capture of Mullah Abdul Kabir would be fifth Afghan Taliban leader seized in recent weeks.
Think what you will, but many Vancouver Olympics athletes now rely heavily on sports psychologists to help them focus and perform at their best.
The government of Israel is launching a citizens' campaign to change their image, including 70 workshops for Israelis on how to hold a civil discussion when they travel abroad.
Women ski jumpers banned from the Winter Olympic event. But women's participation in the Olympic Games has increased dramatically in recent years.
How places like China, Brazil, and Israel are taking aggressive steps to encourage more start-ups – and what that means for the US.
Three elephants have solicited more than $21,000 in donations for the Thai Red Cross Society’s Haiti earthquake relief fund, surpassing the Thai government’s donation.
Long a starting point for cocaine smuggling, Colombia has now become a major hub for human smuggling from Africa and Asia to the US via Mexico.
The European Union (EU) on Monday denounced the forgery of European passports used to set up the Dubai assassination of a senior Hamas militant. The EU stopped short of admonishing Israel.
Bode Miller has won three medals in three races at these Winter Olympics. With two races left, will he feel any pressure – as he did in Turin – to win five?
Less than two weeks into the Marjah offensive in Afghanistan, an Afghan governor flew into town on Monday and began holding meetings.
In the Dubai assassination, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has summoned European ambassadors in an effort to pressure Europe to take action against Israel over its alleged killing of a Hamas commander last month.
British companies are set to begin drilling for oil reserves off the Falkland Islands this week, reopening a dispute with Argentina, which still lays claim to the archipelago.
The effects of war linger past the fighting, as Sara Terry found out herself when she documented a mass grave being dug up in Bosnia.