The legend of a Yuletide football match between British and German troops on the frontlines of battle is so good, it's still being told, embellished and re-lived 100 years later. Mark Phillips reports.
Nigerian extremists seen in video with so many corpses gunman have trouble reaching bodies still twitching with life
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war. 2014-12-21T05:34:00-05:00 2014-12-21T10:34:29-05:00
MIAMI (AP) — The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil. 2014-12-21T06:21:00-05:00 2014-12-21T11:21:47-05:00
RIO GRANDE, Nicaragua (AP) — As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone. But now, as the 47-year-old farmer prepares to fight for his land, Ruiz insists, "I'm not going to run." 2014-12-21T04:31:00-05:00 2014-12-21T09:31:48-05:00
Pope Francis' role in US-Cuba thaw leaves some Cuban-American Catholics feeling abandoned
Pakistani minister says arrests made in Taliban school carnage that killed 148
People in Pyongyang place flowers in front of a statue of Kim Jong Il to commemorate the leader's death 3 years ago.
As burials fuel Ebola outbreak, prominent Sierra Leoneans urge families to hold safe funerals
Pakistan's interior minister says authorities have made arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
Independent news sites blocked in authoritarian Belarus
Nicaragua canal plan sparks anger as residents fear displacement; backers vow economic boom
MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room. 2014-12-21T01:31:00-05:00 2014-12-21T06:31:43-05:00
As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone.
Several independent news websites have been blocked in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where the government exerts close control of news media.
SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, pushed their way Sunday into the town of Sinjar, captured by the Islamic State militants last summer. 2014-12-21T02:17:00-05:00 2014-12-21T07:17:15-05:00
HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation. 2014-12-21T02:57:00-05:00 2014-12-21T07:57:57-05:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said his plan to normalize relations with Cuba gives the U.S. a chance to influence events at an important moment of change for the communist nation, and he brushed off critics who accuse him of kowtowing to dictators. 2014-12-21T03:01:00-05:00 2014-12-21T08:01:36-05:00
Crews rescue a man in eastern China from a well. The man had been stuck for three days before finally being pulled out. He said his legs were numb, but he is reportedly recovering at a local hospital.
Egypt President awards retired spy chief with one of state's highest awards