At Wimbledon Wednesday, American John Isner battled Frenchman Nicolas Mahut for more than seven hours in the longest tennis match ever. And it's not over yet. Play resumes Thursday.
Ghana will carry the hopes of a continent into its second-round match against the US on Sunday. Despite losing in today's Germany vs. Ghana match, the Black Stars advanced on goal differential.
Allegations of fraud in May's local elections have brought a new wave of violence to the capital city and lurched Burundi into political crisis. Opposition parties are refusing to put forward any presidential candidates, a week before Burundi's election.
The Cambodian government recently approved 'geographical indication' status for Kampot ground pepper, which Parisian chefs have called the best in the world.
The USA vs. Algeria match was this reporter's first-ever live World Cup experience – and he floated on a sea of red, white, and blue in South Africa.
The entire nation seemed to breathe a sigh of relief today as England advanced to the second round of the World Cup after outlasting Slovenia, 1-0.
Landon Donovan helped US soccer set a number of records in its 1-0 win today, which made it the top-scoring team in the World Cup Group C. On one of the biggest nights in American soccer history the USA at last played as if it deserved the victory.
Pakistan TV talk-show hosts like Zaid Hamid and Amir Liaquat Hussain peddle anti-American conspiracy theories and bash minorities.
US captain Landon Donovan scored a heroic goal in the 91st minute of the USA vs. Algeria game to save the US from crashing out of yet another World Cup in the first round.
The Arizona immigration law, and a similar one passed by a town in Nebraska, is supported by a majority of Americans. But Mexico sees broader American opposition to these immigration initiatives than in the past anti-immigrant efforts.
Jamaica captured alleged drug kingpin Christopher 'Dudus' Coke on Tuesday. The country extended a state of emergency to give security forces more time to ensure calm after riots last month by Dudus loyalists.
United States vs. Algeria, England vs. Slovenia, Australia vs. Serbia, and Ghana vs. Germany are on the World Cup schedule Wednesday. Only four teams will move on to the next round.
The US looks to go on to the second round in today's USA vs. Algeria match. They advance with a win or a tie and an England tie.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer is trying to get his confession of murder thrown out. Van der Sloot says he was tricked into giving a confession by Peru's police. But Peruvian legal experts say the confession is likely to stand.
Monday's confession from attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has put the spotlight on the Pakistani Taliban's absence from the official US terrorist list.
General McChrystal's Rolling Stone remarks, which were critical of US officials, have turned the spotlight on disputes over Afghanistan withdrawal timeline.
An official investigation has been launched after a report alleging Sudan war crimes by Swedish firm Lundin Petroleum. The Swedish foreign minister was on Lundin's board at the time under investigation.
Argentina easily beat Greece, even after coach Diego Maradona decided to rest seven starters. Argentina will now face Mexico in the second round, setting the scene for a spectacular rematch of their 2006 face-off.
Two up-and-coming soccer powers dueled hard in the South Korea vs. Nigeria match, but only South Korea will advance after the 1-1 draw.
General McChrystal's comments to Rolling Stone may be rocking Washington, but soldiers in Afghanistan downplay the impact.