Egypt's interim government implored the global community to listen to its side after days of deadly violence across the country.
Members of the foreign ministry showed a video-and-photo montage Sunday of recent carnage, blaming terrorists for the chaos. The foreign ministry also lambasted international media, saying outlets have been sympathetic to protesters who support ousted President Mohamed Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood.
But supporters of Morsy have said Egyptian security forces instigated the violence that has killed hundreds in recent days, starting with a dawn raid at two pro-Morsy protest camps last week.
The bloody impasse between those who want Morsy back in power and the country's military-backed interim government could get uglier Sunday.FULL STORY
In another clear sign that the severely strained relations between the two sides is slowly improving, North Korea has agreed to a proposal from the South that they resume the reunion of families separated in the 1950-53 Korean War.
The meetings would take place on September 19, during the Chuseok harvest festival, the North Korean news agency KCNA reported Sunday.FULL STORY
The trial of Bo Xilai, a former darling of the all-powerful Communist Party, will begin Thursday, China's state-run Xinhua news agency said.
Authorities claim Bo abused his official state position to seek financial benefits, resulting in "huge losses to the nation and the people."
He is charged with bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power, the Jinan Intermediate People's Court said SundayFULL STORY
When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back.
Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there's not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city's Hempfest.
But they did want to explain the new rules surrounding recreational marijuana use in the state - and hit upon a novel distribution format: Doritos.FULL STORY
A hunter mauled by a bear in Alaska survived 36 hours in the remote wilderness before rescuers found him with night-vision goggles, the Alaska National Guard said.
The man, who was part of a guided hunting party, was attacked about 35 miles north of Anaktuvuk Pass. Helicopter rescue teams tried to reach the man several times, but had to turn back due to dense fog and weather, the Guard said.
The hunter suffered significant blood loss but was stabilized by a medical professional who happened to be in another hunting group, the Guard said.FULL STORY
A man who was sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has settled his civil suit against the university, his lawyer said.
The man, known during Sandusky's trial at Victim 5, is the first to settle, his attorney Tom Kline told CNN late Saturday night. Kline did not disclose details.
The school still faces suits from several other victims.FULL STORY