Authorities lifted the lockout of New Delhi's key government district as massive anti-rape protests that hit the area over the weekend eased Wednesday.
Former President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from a hospital and will continue receiving treatment at his home in Houghton, a spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma told CNN on Wednesday.
French President Francois Hollande has ordered his defense minister to deploy soldiers who were already in the Central African Republic to safeguard the embassy in Bangui after a demonstration there Wednesday, his office said in a statement.
More than 1,000 miles away from the jungle where rebels allegedly kidnapped and killed his father, Antonio Caballero is seeking justice. He filed a lawsuit in a Florida court this month, 13 years after the bullet-riddled body of his father -- a former senator and U.N. ambassador -- was found on a dirt road in northern Colombia. In the civil complaint, Caballero -- who now lives in Florida after receiving political asylum in the United States -- says he was forced to flee his home country, abandoning property and businesses, and he wants those responsible to pay. The defendants are two guerrilla groups that have been at war with the Colombian government for decades: the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the National Liberation Army (ELN).
Winter weather complicated travel for many Americans on Wednesday, and even forced one NBA team to take the rare step of postponing a game due to the conditions.
More than 1,000 flights were canceled Wednesday as many holiday travelers looked to return home while a powerful series of storms advanced on the Northeast.
The FBI extensively monitored the Occupy Wall Street movement around the United States, using counterterrorism agents and other resources, according to recently released FBI internal documents.
A firefighter shot by a sniper in upstate New York calmly described his wounds as "eventually mortal" unless he got medical help soon, although paramedics were kept away because the shooter could still be near Monday morning.
A passer-by discovered a 30-foot-long whale, still breathing, on a New York beach Wednesday morning, authorities said.
The number of young children who are obese and extremely obese is going down, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Former Major League outfielder Andruw Jones has been arrested and released on battery charges following a domestic dispute between him and his wife in suburban Atlanta early Christmas morning, authorities said.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in conjunction with the White House, is working to see if the scaled back fiscal cliff package President Barack Obama laid out last week can get through Congress before December 31st.