BUCHAREST, Romania — Shippers say they are losing millions in trade because a lengthy stretch of the River Danube in Europe is stuck in the longest freeze in its recent history.
Kyle Dyer, a news anchor for 9News, an NBC affiliated Denver television station, was bitten by an Argentine mastiff dog on live TV Wednesday. Gladiator Maximus, or Max, is an 85-pound Argentine mastiff that was on the news show after being rescued from a lake that Tuesday. On Wednesday, Kyle Dyer underwent reconstructive surgery for injuries to her lip.
SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriage moved one step closer to the Supreme Court on Tuesday when a federal appeals court ruled California's ban unconstitutional, saying it serves no purpose other than to "lessen the status and human dignity" of gays.
More than 300 people have died in Europe as the result of a severe and long-lasting cold spell, and tens of thousands of people across the continent have been left without power or been cut off from supplies. The winter storm, which has blanketed parts of Europe in snow, has reached across the Mediterranean and extended as far south as North Africa and as far east as Turkey, and even froze the Black Sea.
UK blanketed by snow with four inches settling in London in hours... but Heathrow cancels flights BEFORE flakes fall.
The earliest known copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" -- thought to have been painted at the same time as the original masterpiece -- has been discovered at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain.
Megaupload, one of the internet's largest file-sharing sites, has been shut down by officials in the US.
A multistory building collapsed in Rio's center Wednesday evening, leaving rubble strewn over a wide area but confusion about the number of possible victims and the cause.
A herd of grieving elephants gathers round the lifeless body of a little calf after she died of a heart defect.
An Afghan mother has given birth to six children at a hospital in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif.
STOCKHOLM — A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday.
At least 15 men were killed in the southern Philippines when gunmen opened fire on three boats, in what military officials say was fishing turf rivalry.
Television viewers were stunned when a sex scene appeared in the background during a news debate last night.
Bad day if you're doing your homework! Wikipedia prepares to black out website for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest over online piracy bill
Giglio, Italy -- The captain of the cruise ship that wrecked off Italy's western coast will be questioned by authorities Tuesday at a hearing, his attorney said.
LONDON - Mass euro zone ratings downgrades are unlikely to shake up investors too much, but with Greek debt talks at an impasse, pressure has been loaded on the bloc to shore up its defenses and glimmers of optimism from last week have been firmly doused.
ROME — The captain of a cruise liner that ran aground and capsized off the Tuscan coast faced accusations from authorities and passengers that he abandoned ship before everyone was safely evacuated as rescuers found another body on the overturned vessel.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association dared to let Ricky Gervais come back and host the Golden Globe Awards, a year after he insulted the organization and nearly everyone in the star-studded room with his lacerating wit.
Airlift to safety: The moment trapped crewman was finally rescued from cruise ship... TWO DAYS after it went down off Italian coast
Children are being abandoned on Greece's streets by their poverty-stricken families who cannot afford to look after them any more.