20 Die As Violence Escalates in Northwest Pakistan

Pakistani fighter jets bombed suspected Taliban hideouts on Monday and a stray mortar crashed into a mosque during prayers as violence in the volatile northwest claimed more than 20 lives.

Scientists Say Farmed Fish May Carry 'Mad Cow' Illness

Three U.S. scientists are concern about the potential of people contracting Creutzfeldt Jakob disease — the human form of "mad cow disease" — from eating farmed fish who are fed byproducts rendered from cows.

Bond Decision for Billionaire Stanford to Be Reviewed

Texas financier R. Allen Stanford, indicted on charges alleging he swindled investors out of $7 billion, could find out if he will be freed on a $500,000 bond or stay locked up until his trial.

How to Buy Stock in Facebook, Twitter Before They Go Public

Company buys up stock options secretly from employees of hot privately held Web companies.

Lynndie England Still Haunted by Abu Ghraib Scandal

More than two years since leaving her prison cell, the woman who became the grinning face of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal says she's tried to find a job, but no one will hire her.

Study: Surprising Number of Teens Expect to Die Young

A surprising number of teenagers — nearly 15 percent — think they're going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe behavior, new research suggests.

Honduras Torn After President Ousted by Military

Honduras is now torn between two presidents: one legally recognized by world bodies after he was deposed and forced from the country by his own soldiers, and another supported by the Central American nation's congress, courts and military.

Argentine Dynasty Suffers Stunning Election Loss

Argentina's first couple suffered a stunning setback in an election seen as a referendum on their political dynasty, losing control of both houses of Congress.

Russia Holds Major War Games in Caucasus

Thousands of troops, backed by hundreds of tanks, artillery and other heavy weaponry, began rumbling through the North Caucasus on Monday, as Russia began its largest military exercises since last year's war with Georgia.