The organizers of London's 2012 Olympics have announced key members of the creative team that will help produce the opening and closing ceremonies of the global event.
BP will establish a fund to repay victims of the gulf oil spill.
Today marks Bloomsday, and celebrations are taking place in literary circles around the world to commemorate the fictional journey of Leopold Bloom, the main character in James Joyce's "Ulysses."
British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologized, on behalf of his country and its government, for 'Bloody Sunday."
President Barack Obama is back in the Gulf Coast for a two-day visit.
Mineral deposits worth nearly $1 trillion have been uncovered in Afghanistan, according to The New York Times.
Naoto Kan has been installed as Japan's new prime minister, following the resignation of Yukio Hatoyama earlier this week.
The World Science Festival is officially underway in New York City.
Federal scientists say oil could reach the Florida coast this week.
Mustafa al-Yazid, Al-Qaeda's number three leader after Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahri, has been killed.
A repeal of the U.S. military policy banning homosexuals from serving openly is moving ahead in Congress.
At least 80 people have been killed and dozens more wounded, following orchestrated attacks in Pakistan today.
The president toured the Gulf Coast today to survey damage caused by the oil spill.
The New York City Ballet will begin its fall season two months earlier than usual.
Parts of Jamaica's capital are under a state of emergency, as police continue their search for Christopher "Dudus" Coke.
The South Korean military conducted navy exercises in waters near the disputed border with North Korea today.
President Barack Obama is expected to send 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico.
The Metropolitan Opera Guild has named Richard J. Miller, Jr. as its new president.
BP says it is currently removing approximately 2,000 barrels of oil a day from the Gulf of Mexico, using a tube to draw it from the main leak site 5,000 feet under the water.