November 20, 2012 The charges are on top of those against many of the same people stemming from the scandal over the hacking of the phones of crime victims, celebrities and members of the royal family.
November 19, 2012 Lana Peters, who died last year, defected to the U.S. in 1967. The Associated Press, citing newly declassified documents, says the FBI was trying to gauge how the former Svetlana Alliluyeva's defection was affecting international relations.
November 18, 2012 In Scotland, a guy was "on the loo" one day when he wondered what it would be like to dress us as a giraffe and then go around performing random acts of kindness. Six months later, he's something of a national sensation.
November 16, 2012 "We are deeply sorry that this could happen," company spokeswoman Jeanette Skjelmose says. The Swedish furniture giant says some of its representatives were aware of what was happening. The work was done during the Cold War.
November 15, 2012 Eurostat, the European Union's statistical agency, said Thursday that the bloc contracted 0.1 percent in the third quarter; it shrank 0.2 percent in the second quarter. The eurozone was last in recession in 2009.
November 15, 2012 The 31-year-old Indian dentist was denied an abortion last month when she began to miscarry her 17-week-old fetus. She died three days later. The case is prompting the predominantly Catholic country to examine the conditions under which abortions can be permitted.
November 13, 2012 Looking to knock down some things said about the prince and the Duchess of Cornwall, the royal website takes on some FAQs. And among them is whether Charles insists on being able to choose from among seven boiled eggs at breakfast. The palace says he does not.