Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg named UN climate envoy

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg made combating climate change a major focus of his 12 years as mayor.

Amanda Knox,  Raffaele Sollecito

Amanda Knox’s murder conviction upheld

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) - An appeals court in Florence on Thursday upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfri…

Argentina economy

Economic turmoil hits Argentina

Inflation is at about 30 percent and there's been a 15 percent drop in the peso's value against the U.S. dollar over a few days.

Associated Press

Bieber surrenders on assault charge

Justin Bieber turned himself in to Toronto police on an assault charge Wednesday, the second arrest in a week for the baby-faced 19-year-old…

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Dozens of rebels killed in offensive

Philippine troops have killed at least 40 Islamic fighters and captured a rebel stronghold with a bomb-making facility in a three-day offens…

Monarch butterflies

Monarch butterflies drop, migration may

The number of Monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico plunged this year to its lowest level since studies began in 1993, leading experts to …

fire truck

Death toll rises in Quebec fire

The official death toll from a fire that roared through a Quebec seniors' residence last week climbed to 14 on Monday.