A blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, setting off a stampede that killed 232 people attending a university party, police and firefighters said.
Monaco’s reigning prince, Albert II, has wed South Africa’s Charlene Wittstock in a long-awaited civil ceremony that transformed the one-time Olympic swimmer into the Princess of Monaco.
Stocks are opening sharply lower after warnings about the finances of several European countries reignited fears about the region’s debt crisis.
Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo says the next Verizon iPhone model will work on overseas networks.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings: elevated and imminent.
Backdropped by the deadly earthquake and tsunami and worsening radiation leak, the Japan Pro Baseball season has opened to relief, empathy and cheers with the Rakuten Eagles beating the defending champion Chiba Lotte Marines 6-4.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
An Italian governor says he will offer a compromise to the Getty Museum in the long-running dispute over priceless antiquities.
OMG! The exclamatory online abbreviation has won the approval of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Reporter Greg Mills visited a surplus store in Pomona to find out if people were getting ready for an emergency.
Mounting concerns over the impact of the massive earthquake in Japan are pushing stocks lower in midday trading. The earthquake and tsunami along Japan’s northeast coast killed thousands and has raised fears of a slowdown in the world’s third-largest economy.