Putin Sochi welcome

Putin prepares to welcome world

Stroking a Persian leopard sprawled on his lap, tough-guy President Vladimir Putin showed his softer side Tuesday as he prepared to welcome …

Prince

Prince plays in London living room

When Prince came to London a few years ago, he played more than 20 nights at the vast O2 arena. This time, he played a suburban living room …

Peru Dolphin Deaths

400 dead dolphins found on Peru beach

More than 400 dead dolphins were found last month on the Pacific Ocean beaches of northern Peru where twice that amount were encountered in …

ALEPPO STRIKES

Syrian airstrikes kill at least 18

The Syrian government extended its intense aerial campaign against rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, conducting a s…

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.