November 8, 2012 Romania's tourist board is advertising its family links with the British royal family; Britain's Prince Charles is distantly related to Vlad the Impaler, popularly known as Count Dracula.
November 8, 2012 Also: despite yesterday's fall, stock prices are up for the year; there's a possible plea in the Wikileaks case; and the British royal family could be linked to Vlad the Impaler, of Transylvania's Count Dracula fame.
November 7, 2012 Also: Strong winter storm aiming for the Northeast, where Superstorm Sandy hit; Europe faces deep recession in 2013; and pro hockey team owners and players will continue talking today about their labor dispute.
November 6, 2012 U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says there's so much warfare that Syria may be broken for years. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister David Cameron suggests Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could be given safe passage out of his country.
November 6, 2012 Also: A winter storm is heading for the northeast region struck by Sandy; how astronauts vote in space; and a judge orders a woman who illegally passed a school bus to wear an 'Idiot' sign.
November 1, 2012 The toxic fire leaves three workers with life-threatening burns, while there's no word when residents might be able to return home.
November 1, 2012 Also: Louisville, Ky. train derailment and chemical fire; China makes new proposals for a Syrian ceasefire; and a California man survives a shark attack by punching it in the head.
October 31, 2012 London Metropolitan Police are looking for hundreds of millions of dollars in budget savings - one cost-cutting plan calls for the sale of the Met's outdated headquarters.
October 31, 2012 Also: a fire burns quickly in a New Jersey town; President Obama to view storm damage; Mitt Romney to visit Florida; and Halloween candy sales are expected to grow.
October 30, 2012 Syrian government jets bomb Damascus suburbs and other towns to root out rebels, while Qatari prime minister delivers blistering criticism of Syrian leader Assad.
October 30, 2012 Home prices are up in nearly all of the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Index, which tracks prices in 20 cities.
October 30, 2012 Also: the presidential campaigns adjust for the superstorm; NPR's poll finds the presidential race is neck-and-neck; and the truce in Syria collapses.
October 27, 2012 Forecasters warn the hurricane will merge with a bad storm system coming in from the west and cold weather descending from Canada - all will combine with a full moon Monday night, creating one of the worst storms in recent years.
October 26, 2012 Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims, who are not Myanmar citizens, are separated by the Myanmar government, but still find ways to fight each other.