Crashing waves and a powerful sea surge from Hurricane Paloma destroyed hundreds of homes in Cuba, the government said Sunday as the cyclone weakened into a tropical storm.
Religious leaders in Jerusalem are warning of dangerous consequences after a decision by Israel's Supreme Court to allow the destruction of part of an ancient Muslim cemetery.
A hillside school in Haiti, where 500 students crowded into several floors, collapsed during classes on Friday, killing at least 50 people and injuring many more. More children were believed buried in the rubble of the concrete building, and the death toll was likely to go higher, officials said.
A resident in the northwestern New Jersey town of Hardwick discovered a burned cross on his lawn the day after Election Day. His 'Obama '08' banner also went missing.
A Brooklyn-raised Marine sergeant and his new bride were tortured and killed execution-style in their California home - allegedly by four other Marines under his command.
Texas Congressman and 2008 presidential candidate Ron Paul has warned that the euphoria surrounding the election of Barack Obama combined with the overwhelming fear of major international crises could facilitate a cataclysmic shift toward a new world order.
Kidnappers grabbed a five-year-old boy from a Mexico City street market and killed him by injecting acid into his heart. The boy, Javier Morena, was the oldest son of a poor family who sold fruit in the tough district of Iztapalapa.
"In what his family calls an unexpected death, it was revealed that he was waging a private battle against cancer".
Peter gets a lesson from Brian about ground zero.
A key index of the nation's manufacturing activity fell to a 26-year low, sliding into recession territory, according to a purchasing managers group. The Institute for Supply Management's said Monday that its manufacturing index tumbled to 38.9 in October from 43.5 in September. It was the lowest reading since September 1982, when the index regi...