Theodore Van Kirk, also known as "Dutch," died on Monday of natural causes at the retirement home where he lived in Stone Mountain, Georgia, his son Tom Van Kirk said. He was 93.
July 30, 2014 9:58am
Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions on Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks.
July 30, 2014 6:32am
Four US teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a Chinese graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his apartment.
July 30, 2014 6:24am
Fresh Israeli bombardments rocked Gaza in the early hours of Wednesday, killing two children, as Palestinian factions were to head to Cairo to discuss a temporary humanitarian ceasefire.
July 30, 2014 6:16am
He may be the most powerful man in the world, but when it comes to sending his daughter away to college in some distant university town, President Obama is like any other parent: worried — and weepy.
July 30, 2014 6:04am
German police arrested an 18-year-old man after petrol bombs were thrown at a synagogue in the western town of Wuppertal overnight.
July 29, 2014 6:36pm
Britain has issued a serious warning to British doctors to watch for signs of the Ebola virus arriving in the UK after an infected man was allowed to board multiple international flights.
July 29, 2014 5:57pm
At least 22 civilians were killed on Tuesday by shelling in two conflict-stricken cities in eastern Ukraine, local authorities said.
July 29, 2014 5:18pm
Now health workers are scrambling to trace those who may have been exposed to Sawyer across West Africa, including flight attendants and fellow passengers.
July 29, 2014 4:50pm
Australia has issued arrest warrants for a pair of Australian citizens believed to be fighting in Syria.
July 29, 2014 4:40pm
Zhou Yongkang, 71, is the most senior Chinese politician to be ensnared in a graft scandal since the Communist Party swept to power in 1949.
July 29, 2014 4:01pm
Five militants were arrested and five were wounded, the posting said but it was unclear if the five were the same people in both cases.
July 29, 2014 2:56pm
The accused has admitted she strangled the victim before severing her head and left hand, "using tools ... and something like a cord," a police investigator said.
July 29, 2014 12:51pm
US and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced toward the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.
July 29, 2014 12:29pm
"A suicide bomber disguised as a guest came to Hashmat Karzai's house to greet him on Eid," Dawa Khan Minapal, the provincial governor spokesman in Kandahar said.
July 29, 2014 12:14pm
Sikh leaders reported that they faced restrictions in securing admissions into colleges and universities.
July 29, 2014 11:58am
In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the US government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue.
July 29, 2014 5:56am
Top US and European leaders on Tuesday called for a ceasefire in Libya and for the United Nations to take on a major role in helping to stop the spiralling violence and lawlessness.
July 29, 2014 5:32am
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has condemned Israel's offensive in Gaza as a "massacre", joining international calls for a halt to the bloodshed.
July 29, 2014 5:27am
Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town have fled their homes carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the area where the Malaysia Airlines plane was downed.
July 29, 2014 5:22am
The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.
July 29, 2014 5:11am
Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan.
July 28, 2014 6:23pm