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A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.
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CANBERRA, Australia - Australia may use more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as the prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site would not spell the end of the search.
The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.
Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena information about nearly 16,000 so-called "hosts" renting apartments.
Gunmen who targeted both children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies - many of those in a mosque - in a provincial capital in South Sudan, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
Vice President Joe Biden has been speaking in Ukraine on the second day of a trip where he is showing support to the nation's fledgling pro-Western government.
MEXICO CITY - The ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez arrived Monday at Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts to several minutes of thunderous applause from admirers paying tribute to the Colombian Nobel laureate, considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time.
A U.S. prosecutor is asking the judge in the 9/11 case for more time to look into whether an FBI investigation will affect the stalled war crimes trial at the Guantanamo naval prison in Cuba.
According to a report from the Russian newspaper Izvestia, the United States Navy's marine mammal unit will be deployed to the Black Sea this summer, where American dolphins and sea lions could find themselves nose-to-nose with their Russian counterparts.
Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told the state governor Monday.
Iraqi security forces guard the main gate of a Shiite private college following a deadly suicide attack, in Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Ur, Iraq, Sunday, April 20, 2014.
South Korean rescue team members on a boat sail to rescue missing passengers believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol near the buoys which were installed to mark the vessel in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014.
An operation targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is under way in Abyan and Shabwa, Yemen, a high-level Yemeni government official who is being briefed on the strikes told CNN on Monday.
Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" - by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.
A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was forced to turn back when a tire burst upon takeoff, the airline said.
Det. Supt. Petri Kangas said three people survived the accident Sunday after they parachuted from the aircraft above Jamijarvi airfield, about 70 kilometers east of the southwestern town of Pori.