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.
Legendary Jazz pianist Hank Jones has died at the age of 91.
The Supreme Court has ruled that juveniles convicted of crimes other than murder cannot be sentenced to life imprisonment without the chance of parole.
Crews spearheading cleanup efforts in the Gulf Coast have lowered a 100-ton box over the site's main oil spill.
Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato died yesterday in Rome of heart and other ailments. The Forli native was 99 years old.
The doors to many of Italy's opera houses remain shuttered today, as workers continue to strike in protest of potential funding cuts.
Volcanic ash still gushing from an Icelandic volcano that first erupted three weeks ago is threatening to halt flights over Europe once again.
Actress Lynn Redgrave, best known for her breakout role in 1966's "Georgy Girl," has died at the age of 67.
United Airlines and Continental have announced a $3 billion merger that will create the world's largest airline carrier.
Bombs target Baghdad headquarters of Shiite cleric.
Prime Minister Papandreaou says deficit-reduction measures have not worked.
George Mitchell, the United State's special envoy to the Middle East, is meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders today in the hopes of restarting peace talks after more than a year of stalled efforts to renew direct talks between the two.
The court ruled the FCC had less power over Broadband providers like Comcast than it thought.
The Jewish Museum is honoring photographer Cindy Sherman, as part of a series of events tied to its exhibition on Man Ray.
President Barack Obama is in Tokyo today. Japan is his first stop on a four-country trip.
Organizers say more than 20,000 people participated in the annual Veterans Day parade in New York City today.
New York's Metropolitan Opera is set to receive a sizeable donation from a life-long fan.