The U.N. Security Council met on Sunday to discuss the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla, which the United Nations has blamed on the Syrian government but Damascus
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Vatican magistrates formally charged Pope Benedict's butler with illegal possession of secret documents on Saturday and said a wider investigation would take place to see if he
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It was supposed to be a celebration filled with regal splendour to herald the start of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. But even before the poached eggs and noisettes of lamb
For the first time in US history, most of the nation's babies are members of minority groups, according to new census figures that signal the dawn of an era in which whites will no longer be in the majority
The violent rise and collapse of an underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean is captured in startling clarity for the first time.
Buddhist leader believes Chinese agents may have trained fake female followers to kill him when seeking blessings
Half a dozen leaders of South Korea's largest Buddhist order have been forced to resign amid a scandal in which monks were caught on video drinking, smoking and playing poker for high
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A scientific ghost town in the heart of southeastern New Mexico oil and gas country will hum with the latest next-generation technology - but no people.