US President Barack Obama is determined to implement a controversial new rule on contraceptives in a way that ensures women have access to birth control while also seeking to allay concerns of opponents of the measure, the White House says.
India made heavy weather of a modest run chase before securing a four-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the second match of the triangular series at Perth on Wednesday.
Syria's army has pounded the rebel city of Homs as Turkey seeks international action to protect civilians from former ally President Bashar al-Assad, a move that risks the wrath of Russia and China.
Vladimir Putin says the world faces a growing "cult of violence" and Moscow must not let events like those in Libya and Syria be repeated in Russia, warning the West against interference in a country he intends to lead for years to come.
Alberto Contador's Tour de France dreams were shattered today when he was stripped of one of his three titles and banned for two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for failing a dope test during the 2010 race.
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Armoured forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have thrust deeper into the central city of Homs, firing rockets and mortar rounds to subdue opposition districts, activists said, a day after Russia said Assad wants peace.
Piles of sauerkraut tumbled out of a truck on a busy German motorway and quickly froze to the autobahn surface, causing a massive traffic jam near Frankfurt during Tuesday's morning rush hour, police say.
Chris Brown will perform at this Sunday's Grammy Awards for the first time since beating his then girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 on the eve of the music industry's biggest night, which threatened to derail his music career.
Despite his strong showing in early voting contests in the race for the US Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney's support among Republicans nationwide has dipped slightly during the past month, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.
Alberto Contador is considering appealing against the two-year ban he was handed by Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for failing a dope test during his victorious 2010 Tour de France campaign.
A former White House intern is speaking out about an 18-month affair she had with US President John F. Kennedy while he was in office, revealing intimate details in a new book to be published on Wednesday.
Japan aims to restart two nuclear reactors at Kansai Electric Power Co's Ohi power plant around April, the Yomiuri newspaper reports, which would mark the first reactor restart since the Fukushima disaster almost a year ago.
Lawyers for Amanda Knox, the American woman cleared of murder in October by an Italian court, have asked an appeals court there to overturn her slander conviction as well, a spokesman said.
All Whites captain Ryan Nelsen watched from the bench as his new team Tottenham Hotspur played out a cagey 0-0 draw against Liverpool in their Premier League match at Anfield.
Television network NBC and the NFL apologised for a rude gesture flipped by British hip hop star M.I.A during her halftime performance at yesterday's Super Bowl, but the Parents Television Council called for further action.
Survivors and relatives of those killed in a Norwegian mass-murder rampage wept and ridiculed the smiling attacker in court as he defended his acts by issuing a tirade against immigration.
England captain Andrew Strauss said there would be no knee-jerk reaction to the 3-0 series defeat by Pakistan that has seen his team's lead at the top of the test rankings slashed to one point.
Syrian forces have bombarded Homs, killing 50 people in a sustained assault on several districts of the city which has become a centre of armed opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian National Council opposition group said.