Celebrated boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter attracted international attention for fighting a wrongful murder conviction that sent him to prison for 19 years. His story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song and a 1999 movie starring Denzel Washington
In his Easter address, the pontiff called for an end to conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and encouraged Catholics to help "those crushed by life's troubles"
The death toll in the South Korean ferry disaster has risen to 58 as divers were able to enter the boat and discovered more than a dozen bodies
Two groups apparently made up of separatists and pro-government loyalists clashed at the checkpoint near the town of Slavyansk, with the Ukrainian government saying one person had been killed and Russian state media reporting five dead
SpaceX company's space capsule Dragon delivered two tons of food, gear, experiments and care packages to the six men aboard the International Space Station on Sunday. Dragon chased the space station for two days following its Cape Canaveral launch
Abdullah Abdullah currently leads with 44 percent of the votes tallied so far, followed by former finance minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai with 33.2 percent -- though that could change before final results are announced on May 14
Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hamzah Zainuddin met with the relatives of the passengers from the missing jet to talk about where to go next. Financial assistance was discussed and family members were urged to submit a plan for consideration
The embattled automaker waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures, government documents say. It points to another example of government safety regulators reacting slowly to a safety problem despite being alerted by consumers
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton's won his third straight Formula One race at the Chinese Grand Prix following his victories in Malaysia and Bahrain. His teammate Nico Rosberg took second place — the third time in four races this season the pair have finished one-two.
Drought, heat and dry weather caused by climate change has dramatically increased the number of wildfires in the U.S., a new study shows. The number of sizable wildfires increased by a rate of seven fires a year between 1984 and 2011
A mysterious image found on Apple Maps is "likely" evidence of the fabled Loch Ness monster in the Scottish Highlands, says a bunch of monster enthusiasts. Others note the picture resembles the wake of a boat
About 50 animal welfare activists protested in front of Liam Neeson's apartment building in Manhattan over the actor's support for the city's carriage horses, which are kept in stables he toured recently with lawmakers. He says the horses are not being mistreated
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