Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has called a press conference for Friday morning after his fiancee disclosed that she had collected $118,000 from an out-of-state clean energy group while advising the governor on clean energy policy.
At least 26 people, mostly soldiers, are killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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The Philippines holds a day of mourning for 44 police commandos killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, as police sought terror suspects.
David Oyelowo says he's disappointed by the snub given by Bafta to his latest film, the civil rights drama Selma.
Two balloonists trying to break two world records for crossing the Pacific have been forced to change course off the coast of California and head for Mexico rather than Canada.
U.S. officials have reportedly reached out to Yemen's Houthi rebels days after they forced the resignation of that country's U.S. and Saudi-backed government, according to a published report.
Japanese shares traded higher on Friday as investors shrugged off a series of government data showing a slowing Japanese economy.
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has run over and and killed his friend in Los Angeles.
New legislation in the United States aims to allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US and apply for work permits but many are afraid to admit their status.
Russian military planes flew near UK airspace, causing "disruption to civil aviation" and prompting RAF jets to "escort" them, the Foreign Office says.
An Indian woman who says she was raped by a Delhi driver of web-based taxi firm Uber files a lawsuit against the service in a US court.
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.
China's education minister tells universities to shun textbooks promoting Western values and block criticism of the political system, state media say.
The White House once again Thursday agonized to draw a fine-tuned distinction between the Taliban and terror networks like Al Qaeda, even as Press Secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged that, technically, the Taliban are still on an official terrorist list.
Sen. John McCain lashed out Thursday at protesters who loudly interrupted a hearing with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, calling their demonstration "disgraceful" and the protesters "low-life scum."
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announces a major cabinet reshuffle, a week after he acceded to the throne.
Two pilots have surpassed the world distance record for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.
The shop assistant who saved many customers' lives during the siege of the Jewish supermarket in Paris earlier this month has been given a hero's welcome in his native country Mali.