Feb 11, 2013 16:16 EST
The world's top political and religious leaders expressed shock and regret Monday at Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, but declared respect for his tenure and leadership of 1.1 billion Catholics.
Feb 11, 2013 14:21 EST
Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday he will resign due to old age, becoming the first pontiff in 700 years to step down because he could no longer fulfil his duties, in a move that stunned the world.
Feb 11, 2013 14:00 EST
A US cruise ship with more than 4,200 people aboard was adrift for a second day Monday off the coast of Mexico after an engine room fire crippled it, the US Coast Guard confirmed.
Feb 11, 2013 13:02 EST
The world's biggest insulin producer Novo Nordisk Monday had 10.7 billion euros ($14.4 billion) wiped off its market value after the company said US authorities had rejected its applications for two new insulin treatments.
Feb 11, 2013 06:50 EST
Shares in the world's biggest insulin producer Novo Nordisk plunged by up to 15 percent on Monday after the company said US drug authorities had rejected its applications for two new insulin treatments.
Feb 10, 2013 23:33 EST
Horacio Zeballos denied Rafael Nadal a fairytale finish to his comeback tournament, rallying to hand the Spaniard a rare clay court defeat in the $410,200 ATP event here.
Feb 10, 2013 21:10 EST
Horacio Zeballos denied Rafael Nadal a fairytale finish to his comeback tournament on Sunday, rallying to hand the Spaniard a rare clay court defeat in the $410,200 ATP event here.
Feb 10, 2013 15:47 EST
A fisherman has died of swine flu in the Western Sahara region, where 11 others have been tested H1N1 positive, the Moroccan health ministry said on Sunday.
Feb 10, 2013 00:20 EST
Rafael Nadal looked sharp as he booked a finals berth in an ATP South American clay court tournament, his first event back from a seven-month injury absence.
Feb 09, 2013 23:53 EST
Los Angeles police said they would reopen a probe that led to the dismissal of a fugitive ex-policeman being sought in the killings of three people for what he believed was his unfair firing.
Feb 09, 2013 22:32 EST
Rafael Nadal looked sharp as he booked a finals berth in his first event back from a seven-month injury absence.
Feb 09, 2013 15:51 EST
Nearly two million beaming revelers in outlandish costumes invaded central Rio Saturday for wild merrymaking and beer drinking on day two of the world's most famous Carnival.
Feb 09, 2013 14:19 EST
Hundreds of thousands of beaming revelers in outlandish costumes poured into central Rio Saturday for wild merrymaking and beer drinking on day two of the world's most famous Carnival.
Feb 08, 2013 23:15 EST
Rafael Nadal, playing his first tournament after a seven-month injury layoff, advanced to the semi-finals of the $410,200 Vina del Mar ATP claycourt tournament with a straight-sets win.
Feb 08, 2013 22:46 EST
A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda to be exhumed in a probe into whether he died of cancer or was killed by agents serving Augusto Pinochet.
Feb 08, 2013 07:45 EST
Three-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel recorded the quickest time here on Friday morning on the fourth and final day of testing ahead of the 2013 Formula One season.
Feb 08, 2013 02:14 EST
A Mexican mayor was having breakfast with his wife in a restaurant when he was gunned down this week. To avoid a similar fate, mayors in the western state of Michoacan admit they must pay off drug cartels.
Feb 07, 2013 21:10 EST
Mexico's competition regulator slapped a $52 million fine on billionaire tycoon Carlos Slim's Telmex telecommunications company for monopolistic practices.
Feb 07, 2013 17:47 EST
President Raul Castro's economic reforms "have whetted the appetite of Cubans" who now want more, opposition blogger Yoani Sanchez said in an interview with a Brazilian newspaper Thursday.
Feb 07, 2013 17:37 EST
Scientists said Thursday they are a step closer to proving the death blow for dinosaurs 66 million years ago was a gigantic comet or asteroid that struck near Mexico.