UN special rapporteur Philip Alston on Wednesday called for a halt to US unmanned drone attacks, which he called a path to a 'Playstation' mentality towards killing.
The next chance for stopping the Gulf oil spill won't come until two relief wells meant to plug the reservoir for good are finished in August.
Some 10,000 people turned out for the funeral of eight of the nine activists killed in Monday's pre-dawn assault on the Gaza flotilla.
BP CEO says BP and its oil containment booms had been successful in keeping most of the oil away from the eastern coast.
But Israeli leaders – including far-right Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman – say they are open to US involvement in a domestic investigation of the Israeli raid that killed nine activists on the Gaza-bound "Freedom Flotilla."
The hasty departure of Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama after just eight months in office throw Japanese politics into chaos, analysts say.
Ali-Ollie Woodson who led the legendary Motown quintet The Temptations in the 1980s and '90s with hits such as 'Treat Her Like A Lady' and 'Sail Away,' passed away on Saturday.
Efforts to curb the effects of the worst oil spill in US history have hit multiple snags.
Engineers may have to bring in a second saw to finish the cut-and-cap operation.