| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:52 PM
MOSCOW — A Boeing 737 being operated by a regional airline crashed in gusty weather Sunday evening while attempting to land at the airport in Kazan in central Russia, killing all 50 people on board, authorities said.
The Tatarstan Airlines...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:26 AM
MOSCOW — A Russian passenger plane crashed in gusty weather Sunday evening while attempting to land at the airport in Kazan in central Russia, killing all 50 people on board, authorities said.
The Boeing 737, with 44 passengers and six crew...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:22 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is turning up its efforts to challenge Twitter and take part in the public conversation online, particularly about major news events, television shows and sports.
The giant social network released two new search tools Monday....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:28 AM
MOSCOW -- A fire that raged through an ancient wing of a psychiatric hospital in the Novgorod region early Friday killed at least 15 patients and left 22 missing, a local official said.
The roof of the partly wooden structure caved in early in the fire,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Al Jazeera America's coverage of the conflict in Syria differed little from that of CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, according to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank that often monitors the media.
"The analysis of cable coverage during a...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:12 PM
SEOUL -- North Korea on Saturday indefinitely postponed reunions of nearly 200 families separated during the Korean War, just four days before the long-awaited meetings were scheduled to take place.
The cancellation, which could jeopardize a nascent...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani embarked on a five-day visit to New York on Monday with a vow to press for sanctions relief by showing the peaceful and cultured "true face" of Iran at the annual U.N. General Assembly, Iranian news agencies reported....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:28 AM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's decision not to reduce its bond-buying program was "prudent" because the world's economy remains weak, according to Xinhua, China's official state-run news agency.
"The Fed's 'no taper yet' decision seems prudent...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:10 PM
TEHRAN -- Iranians pored over news accounts Wednesday of President Hassan Rouhani's speech to the United Nations General Assembly, with those eager to break out of Iran's isolation expressing disappointment that their new leader didn't meet with President...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:52 PM
WASHINGTON — Breaking a silence of more than three decades between the leaders of the United States and Iran, President Obama on Friday called President Hassan Rouhani to express confidence that the two can find a "comprehensive solution" to their...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Looks like big changes are coming to America's No. 1 cable news network: Megyn Kelly is poised to take over the 9 p.m. slot from Sean Hannity at Fox News Channel.
Kelly -- who took maternity leave in July as the host of "America Live" -- is expected...