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As Rafael grew into a hurricane, residents and officials on the tiny island of Bermuda were expecting the storm to pass by Tuesday.
Both President Barack Obama and the Republican contender for his job, Mitt Romney, face enormous stakes during their second debate Tuesday. Obama must get back on track with only three weeks left before Election Day in a race that looked like a lock three weeks ago; for Romney, it could stiffen the wind at his back.
Five things to look forward to during Tuesday's debate.
Nearly a decade after what many consider Spain's worst environmental disaster, a trial begins at 3:30 a.m. ET Tuesday over the massive oil spill in November 2002 that blackened hundreds of miles of coastline along Spain and France.
The latest key developments in the ongoing civil war in Syria.
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday tried to douse a political firestorm around the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, saying she is responsible for the security of American diplomatic outposts.
The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head simply because she wants an education has become an international symbol of defiance against the Taliban.
A profile of Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot in the head by the Taliban.
The United States believes Iran is behind cyber attacks on American banks and the oil industry in the Middle East, officials said.
A Danish petty criminal details his story to a newspaper about turning into a double agent and getting $250,000 in cash to help the CIA try to ensnare Anwar al-Awlaki, one of al Qaeda's most wanted -- by finding him a wife.
The then-captain of a shipwrecked cruise liner on Monday faced about a dozen of the survivors he's accused of abandoning when the luxury ship Costa Concordia ran aground in January, killing at least 32 people.
For the second time in a week, Turkish officials searched a civilian airplane headed to Syria in what appears to be the enforcement of a new Turkish air blockade against the Syrian government.
Alvin E. Roth of Harvard University and Lloyd Shapley of UCLA have been awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for their work in market design and matching theory, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday.
More than 700 years after William Wallace died fighting for Scottish independence, and more than 300 years after Scotland and England came together in a United Kingdom, a new agreement could lead to an independent Scotland.
Fifty years ago, 15-year-old Omar Lopez knew a secret that governments around the world would have killed to learn or safeguard: Soviet troops were building hidden military installations in Cuba. One of those installations was on the farm where his family raised chickens and pigs.
South Korea on Monday reprimanded five senior military officials after admitting that a North Korean soldier had managed to cross the heavily patrolled border between the two countries undetected and knock on the door of his enemy's barracks.
Sara Morales is in her early 20s, but already, she says, she's been to hell and back. The Colombian woman who lives in Bogota says she was forcibly recruited by the main guerrilla group in her country when she was just a young girl.
A Spanish politician accused of reckless driving after a car crash that killed two Cuban dissidents was sentenced to four years in prison, Cuban state media said Monday.