A Chilean judge has charged eight former military officers in the 1973 killing of Victor Jara, a famed leftist singer-songwriter who was among the first victims of the country's military dictatorship.
A bus explosion Saturday in the Pakistani port city of Karachi killed at least six people and wounded 40 others, police said.
Venezuela's vice president arrived in Cuba early Saturday to visit President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering from a recent cancer surgery, a Cuban state newspaper reported.
Saturday's World Cup downhill race in Bormio ended in a thrilling dead heat as Aksel Lund Svindal extended his overall lead despite narrowly missing out on a three-way share of victory.
The cricket world is mourning the passing of former England captain Tony Greig, a larger than life character who helped revolutionize the sport in the late 1970s before becoming a high-profile commentator.
A woman wanted in connection with the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train this week is in custody, New York police said Saturday.
A Connecticut lawyer is requesting permission to sue the state over the Sandy Hook school shooting, saying his 6-year-old client was left with emotional and psychological trauma because authorities failed to make a safe setting at the school.
A chorus of whoops and cheers greeted Steven Bridges and Michael Snell as they exited City Hall in Portland, Maine, early Saturday as the first same-sex couple to wed under a new law.
Jean S. Harris, the headmistress whose trial for the murder of the "Scarsdale Diet" doctor captured the nation's attention with its details of sex and infidelity, has died, her son said.
Another wave of winter weather -- this time smaller -- will dump more inches of snow Saturday in the East Coast, forecasters said.
A Nigerian immigrant's dream came true when President Barack Obama signed into law a rare private bill granting him permanent residency. Victor Chukwueke, who lives in Michigan on an expired visa, came to the United States 11 years ago to undergo treatment for massive tumors.