Mary Rocklein, then of Groveland, Mass., watched a video of Anna Sinyaeva, a 3-year-old Russian orphan on June 25, 1999. She watched it over and over, deciding against the advice of doctors who advised her not to adopt the child, who was thought to have fetal alcohol syndrome.
Italy said Wednesday it arrested seven alleged Iran weapons smugglers and charged that some are Iranian intelligence agents. The move comes as momentum builds for fresh sanctions over Iran's nuclear program.
Colombian Army soldiers and a bomb-sniffing dog prepare to leave a military base in San Vicente del Caguan, Colombia.
Global warming skeptics must recognize that real -- not predicted -- climate change is already turning the Arctic into a potential military flash point.
The Pacific basin's warning network detected the Chile quake's tsunami accurately, and computer models are improving, tsunami experts say.
In Russia, the lack of Olympic gold medals has reflected badly on the government.
The IAEA, the UN nuclear watchdog, said Monday that it can't guarantee the Iran nuclear program is exclusively for peaceful purposes, citing insufficient cooperation from the Islamic Republic.