A truck loaded with rubble from Haiti's earthquake two years ago killed at least 26 people and injured 57 others after its driver lost control of the vehicle in a hilly area of the impoverished Caribbean nation's capital, authorities say.
US Open champion Sam Stosur crumbled once again under the huge weight of local expectation to crash out of the Australian Open 7-6 6-3 at the hands of Romania's Sorana Cirstea in the first round today.
An "unhealthy correlation" exists between the construction of skyscrapers and financial crashes, according to a new report from Barclays Capital.
Two workers were missing after fire broke out on a drilling rig in Chevron's Funiwa oil facility in southeast Nigeria, Chevron said.
Silent-era film "The Artist" and family drama "The Descendants" were the top film picks at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday in a loose-lipped awards show that even had host Ricky Gervais walking onto the stage with a drink in his hand.
Laura Kaeppeler of Wisconsin has won the 2012 Miss America crown at a Las Vegas pageant that was updated with a reality TV format including a surprise "save" for one contestant and on camera eliminations for others.
Swansea City beat Arsenal 3-2 to deny super-sub Thierry Henry a magical return to the Premier League and Mark Hughes made a losing start as manager of struggling Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.
Australia's paceman blitzed India in two overs after lunch to crush the tourists by an innings and 37 runs in the third test and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series.
The leader of the Pakistani Taliban, the militant movement that poses the gravest security threat to the country, was believed killed by a US drone strike, four Pakistan intelligence officials have told Reuters.
Hollywood prepared for its annual party and prize giveaway, the Golden Globe Awards, on Sunday but as much as Tinseltown's eyes will be fixed on which films and stars will be honored, its ears will be listening for barbs from show host Ricky Gervais.
Enraged Chinese shoppers pelted Apple Inc's flagship Beijing store with eggs and shoving matches broke out with police on Friday when customers were told the store would not begin sales of the iPhone 4S as scheduled.
Evergreen Paul Scholes marked his return to Premier League duty with the first goal for Manchester United in a 3-0 home win against Bolton Wanderers as the champions moved level on points with leaders Manchester City.
Half-centuries from Hashim Amla and JP Duminy helped South Africa secure a five-wicket win in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka.
Australia, fired by David Warner's 180 and another fine display from their pace attack, were closing on victory after reducing India to 88 for four in their second innings after two days of the third test on Saturday.
The U.S. Marine Corps has taken a first, formal step toward possible charges against four Marines who, in a widely circulated video, appear to be urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
Talks between Greece and its creditor banks to slash the country's towering debt pile broke down on Friday, with the Greeks warning of "catastrophic" results if a deal to swap bonds is not reached soon.
Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot has been sentenced to 28 years in prison by a Peruvian court for killing a woman in Lima in 2010, exactly five years since 18-year-old Alabama native Natalee Holloway disappeared after spending time with him.
David Warner smashed the fastest test century by an opening batsman as Australia humbled India on the first day of the third test, dismissing the tourists for 161 before racing to within 12 runs of that tally.
A woman has been barred from the Lake Hayes A&P Show's beer-brewing contest, because she's not a man.