Government troops were on high alert in the Central African Republic capital Bangui, amid clashes that killed dozens, between the mostly Muslim ex-rebels who have controlled the country since March and Christians who support the ousted pres...
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves had to be postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena. Police say the smoke was from a generator that malfunctioned. (Dec. 5)
Hollywood actor Bruce Lee's famous yellow nunchucks sold for $69,000 on Thursday at an auction in Hong Kong commemorating the 40th anniversary of the martial arts legend's death. (Dec. 5)
Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung volcano continued to spew large amounts of ash into the sky on Thursday. The Indonesian government raised the volcano's status on November 24 after observing increased activity. It had not been active for four centuries. High volcanic activity is triggering earthquakes and tremors that produce a near ...
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at Yemen's Defense Ministry killing at least 18 and wounding several more. (Dec. 5)
A man in Barcelona was fined for staring at a discarded painting. The artistic piece had been lying right next to a garbage container and the male was busted by police standing in front of it, simply admiring the artwork.
Sou Fujimoto is the mind behind the communal bathroom that is housed inside a glass box. The public lavatory was placed in a huge garden, complete with lush trees and vibrant flowers.
Court documents from a drug trafficking investigation allege Toronto's mayor offered $5,000 and car for a video of him smoking crack.
A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said. (Dec. 5)
Prohibition ends in the United States; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies; Walt Disney and Little Richard are born. (Dec. 5)