A threat to attack a busy commuter rail station in the Los Angeles area prompted authorities to increase security throughout Los Angeles County's transit system and urge commuters to report any suspicious behavior they see
A receptionist in the UK when trying to order reindeer decorations accidentally ordered live reindeer. It's got to be harder to do that than it apparently is. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.
A senior ethnic Hungarian politician says the Romanian culture ministry discriminated against the Hungarian community in failing to win international recognition for a religious festival
Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution
Some rain fell in southern Madagascar last week, a rare piece of good news for a drought-hit region where nearly a million people face severe hunger because of failed harvests
Russia's energy minister says he will meet with OPEC oil ministers this week, for talks expected to focus on production cutbacks aimed at driving up the price of crude
The case of former CIA officer convicted of leaking classified details of an operation to derail Iran's nuclear program is heading to a federal appeals court
A study from Reading University is saying that in terms of vitamins, eggs from a free-range chicken are healthier than eggs from farms where the chickens don't have time to move around. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.
Poland's Supreme Court is weighing a request by the justice minister to annul a refusal to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case involving sex with a minor
The Heisman Trophy, awarded to college football's outstanding player each year, will be awarded to one of the finalists on Saturday at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York.
Indonesia expands moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations, seeking to help prevent disastrous annual fires and cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions