The American convicted of murder in Italy this weekend will have to wait at least three months before launching an appeal, but many say she stands a good chance of being acquitted.
The Swiss minaret ban and the crucifix decision in Europe illustrate the disconnect between religion and culture there.
FIFA settled the World Cup draw in South Africa today ahead of next summer's tournament. The US will face off against England and minnows Algeria and Slovenia.
The NATO secretary-general announced the increase in troops Friday. The forces will come from 25 NATO countries.
The murder trial of American student Amanda Knox, accused by Italian prosecutors of conspiring with her boyfriend to kill her roommate, is winding down in Perugia.
Inspired by Tolkien's book, Sleeping Beauty's castle, and an abandoned medieval town, a fairy tale garden in Texas would be just right for hobbits.
President Obama is expected to announce next week his decision on troop numbers and strategy for the war in Afghanistan. It won't be too different from the policy laid out in March, say experts.
In Italy, Fabrizio Corona and his paparazzi team took unflattering photos of high-profile Italians – and offered to let the targets buy them before the press could.
Is northern Italy a new haven for terror fundraising? Police in Italy arrested four Pakistanis suspected of sending money to Mumbai terrorists.