May 20, 2013 The former Royal Navy flagship fell victim to a 2010 defense review that recommended scrapping the vessel and selling its Harrier jump jets.
May 20, 2013 North Korea's capture of a Chinese fishing boat and its crew of 16 has angered Beijing, adding to its concern over Pyongyang's recent provocations.
May 17, 2013 The Toronto Star says its reporters have seen a video that purportedly shows Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
May 17, 2013 Authorities say one train derailed, colliding with a second train near Fairfield.
May 17, 2013 British consular officials say they've gotten odd requests over the past year, ranging from help in getting Olympic tickets to checking the credentials of an online date.
May 17, 2013 The apparent drowning death of British sailor Andrew Simpson has some questioning the safety of cutting-edge catamarans that are difficult for crews to control.
May 17, 2013 Gov. Pat Quinn has not said whether he will sign the bill after the state Senate approved the measure, which includes tough guidelines for who is eligible.
May 17, 2013 Jorge Rafael Videla ruled Argentina from 1976-1983 and orchestrated a "Dirty War" against opponents that killed as many as 30,000 people.
May 16, 2013 For the 37th time, GOP lawmakers in the House have cast a symbolic vote to defund the Affordable Care Act.
May 16, 2013 The group of eight Republicans and Democrats says that it has overcome obstacles and agreed on a tentative plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system.
May 16, 2013 Authorities in Idaho announce the arrest of a 30-year-old man on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and a foreign terrorist organization.
May 16, 2013 A Houston-area high school senior bags a 14-foot beast that could be 50 years old, setting a new record for the largest alligator ever caught in Texas.
May 16, 2013 An internal report says officials at the Department of Justice didn't communicate with the agency that keeps the "no fly" list.
May 16, 2013 In his first major statement on the global financial crisis, the pontiff calls on world leaders not to forget the poor.