President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that -- if successful -- would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity.
Philippine officials say about 20 communist rebels fired on a platoon of government troops on two trucks, triggering a 15-minute clash that killed four rebels and a soldier in eastern Masbate province.
South Korea said Tuesday that it had agreed to a 85.1 billion won ($73 million) deal with a Chinese-led consortium to salvage a ferry that sunk in an accident that killed more than 300 people in April last year.
A university graduate student is working to collect pieces of Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome to ensure citizens don't forget the atomic bomb blast that levelled the city near the end of the Second World War.
PHOENIX — A Phoenix man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done, according to video released Monday.