An Airbus 330 carrying 203 people made an emergency landing in Guam on Thursday after an electrical problem sparked a small fire in the cockpit, airline officials said. It's the same type of plane that crashed last week.
The World Health Organization declared a swine flu pandemic Thursday the first global flu epidemic in 41 years as infections in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere climbed to nearly 30,000 cases.
The Venezuelan government of U.S.-critic President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday ordered Coca-Cola Co to withdraw its Coke Zero beverage from the South American nation, citing unspecified dangers to health.
Two pieces of new evidence suggest that Air France Flight 447 broke up over a number of minutes, rather than in one catastrophic incident, before plunging into the Atlantic Ocean and killing all 228 people aboard.
One of several Pakistani students rounded up by British authorities on allegations of terrorism — later dropped — described his detention as "mental torture" after returning to his native country Thursday.