NASA says the crew aboard are safe but may need to attempt a spacewalk to repair the cooling system.
The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders at Nelson Mandela's memorial service says he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium and suffers from schizophrenia. (Dec. 12)
The terracotta warriors built to protect China’s emperor Qin Shi Huangdi on his way to the afterlife are believed to have been inspired by the art of the ancient Greeks.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court halts the presidential recount in Florida, effectively making Republican George W. Bush the winner. (Dec. 12)
Nelson Mandela's casket was driven to a military hospital in the South African capital, Pretoria on Wednesday. (Dec. 11)
Keepers at Munich Zoo gave the media a unique look at the birth of twin polar bears. (Dec. 11)
Advocates for the deaf say the sign-language interpreter who spent hours on stage at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly. South African officials say they're investigating. (Dec. 1...
Argentines in the northern province of Tucuman protested Tuesday night in front of the Governor's House demanding that authorities put a stop to looting. (Dec. 11)
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short Time. (Dec. 11)
Tensions gripping Ukraine spilled over into Georgia on Wednesday when a fight erupted in parliament over plans to support the Ukrainian opposition. (Dec. 11)