Syria's two-day Internet blackout was "a mental war" inflicted by the government, an opposition activist said Sunday, as service to the country was largely restored.
Armed men attacked a displaced persons camp in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo early Sunday, raping women and looting at a facility where tens of thousands of people have taken refuge, a U.N. official said.
Kuwaiti opposition groups Sunday declared their election boycott a success after a drop in voter turnout, highlighting a growing divide with the royal family.
Japanese highway police found "several" burned bodies inside a vehicle after a tunnel collapsed about 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Tokyo on Sunday. At least two cars remained trapped, fire officials said.
A railroad swing bridge in New Jersey that collapsed near the Delaware River was inspected in November, the chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday.
U.S. stocks have been stuck at a standstill recently, but reports on the job market, manufacturing and consumer spending this week may provide the market with a jump start.
The end of a year is a time for reflection, making resolutions and setting new goals. For some employees, one objective includes ousting their bosses.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner drew a line in the sand over taxes in defense of the Obama administration's controversial proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Two high-profile senators disagreed Sunday on the president's deficit-reduction proposal, just weeks before Congress hits an end-of-the year deadline to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham was blunt in his assessment Sunday of where negotiations to avert the fiscal cliff are headed. "I think we're going over the cliff," he said.
House Speaker John Boehner painted a bleak picture Sunday when talking about fiscal cliff negotiations between the White House and Republicans.
Scoffing at President Barack Obama's deficit-reduction proposal, Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma on Sunday likened the fiscal cliff plan to a child's overly optimistic holiday list.