Prominent Tunisian opposition leader, Chokri Belaid, was assassinated on Wednesday, driving many to the streets. Officials fear the assassination may destabilize Tunisia's recent progress toward democracy.
People are staying on higher ground as they wait for aftershocks to subside following an earthquake and tsunami in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday. Officials estimate 100 homes were damaged and six people were killed.
Pacific earthquake: Tsunami warnings were issued for much of the South Pacific after an 8.0 earthquake hit near the Solomon Islands. But the tsunami generated by the earthquake only hit the nearby islands, prompting officials to cancel the warnings for more-distant shores.
Lindsey Vonn crash: Lindsey Vonn injured her knee in a super-G World Cup race today in Austria. Lindsey Vonn is expected to recover from the crash, and return to racing for the 2013-14 World Cup season and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi," her team said.