The U.S. Navy reported Saturday that two American warships had rescued nearly 300 people from boats in the Mediterranean Sea after one of the small craft began to sink.
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict.
Pope Francis was ?deeply saddened? to learn of the deaths of three relatives in a car crash Tuesday on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican said.
NASCAR was off last week for Easter break and that got former Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski thinking about the series' schedule. So in hopes of sparking a fresh conversation about the schedule, the Team Penske driver designed his own "dream" calendar that he outlined on his blog (bradracing.com). Keselowski said he was "not trying to disrespect any of the parties" currently involved in compiling the schedule. "This is just my attempt to tackle the schedule in a way that sounds fun to me, and gets everyone talking about how we might improve things," he wrote on the blog. Among other things, Keselowski not only would shuffle the order of several...