The man who survived three days in an upended tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, and whose rescue by divers recently went viral, says he will never go to sea again. Harrison Okene spoke to AP from his home in Warri, Nigeria. (Dec....
Even Santa Claus enjoys a swim. At the Tokyo Aquarium, children watched as a diver dressed up as Santa Claus fed fish inside a tank and hugged the aquarium's sharks. (Dec. 11)
A man who appeared to provide sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake," the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Wednesday. The unidentified man seen around the world on television next to ...
Ukrainian police clashed with demonstrators in Kiev, but then backed off. The protesters are occupying a city square in Ukraine's capital. They want the country's government removed. (Dec. 11)
A Dutch couple has left Yemen after spending six months held hostage. Journalist Judith Spiegel and Boudewijn Berendsen would not say who took them captive. (Dec. 11)
Former South African President Nelson Mandela's body was brought to Pretoria, his country's capital, where he will lie in state for three days. He will be buried on Sunday in Eastern Cape Province. (Dec. 11)
Britain's King Edward steps down; Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy declare war on the United States; UNICEF organization launches; 'Magnum PI' makes television debut. (Dec. 11)
Familias de periodistas espanoles secuestrados en Siria suplican su liberacion
The families of two Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria appealed for their release Tuesday. The journalists were taken hostage by a group linked to al-Qaida nearly three months ago. (Dec. 10)
Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century." Obama's eulogy was the rhetorical ...