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Virtue-Moir win ice dance at worlds

March 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Alissa Czisny of the U.S. loses her balance to fall to the ice as she performs during her Women’s short program at the ISU 2012 World Figure Skating Championships in Nice, southern France, Thursday, March 29, 2012. (AP Photo/ Francois Mori) NICE, France (AP) — Olympic ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of [&hellip...

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13 dead in Honduran prison fire amid inmate riot

March 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Inmates work to put out a fire on the roof of the penitentiary in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Thursday March 29, 2012. Honduran authorities say dozens have died at the prison after armed inmates started a fire during a riot. At least 14 people died during the...

Bloc puts peacekeepers on standby after Mali coup

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Traffic makes its way in a market area as residents return to work and resume their daily activities, almost a week after a military coup, in Bamako, Mali Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The West African regional bloc on Tuesday suspended Mali following last...

Pope prays for freedom, 'renewal' in Cuba

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A group of women dressed in white T-shirts with the message that reads in Spanish; “Bienvenido,” or “Welcome,” wave to the pontiff upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana,Cuba, Tuesday March 27, 2012. (AP...

Chavez criticizes US take on crime in Venezuela

March 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez attends a meeting with his cabinet ministers in Havana , Cuba, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Havana undergoing radiation therapy...

Benedict arrives in Cuba in footsteps of John Paul

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from his popemobile as he arrives at Revolution Square to celebrate a Mass in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Monday, March, 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cuba on Monday in...

US, China, SKorea urge nations to lock down nukes

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama, left, greets Chinese President Hu Jintao at the start of their bilateral meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of South Korea, the United...

Obama to Russia: More flexibility after elections

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, gets a reaction from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, right, after jokingly covering up his microphone as they attend the opening plenary session at the Nuclear Security Summit at the Coex Center, in Seoul, South Korea,...

Papal visit gives Cuba's 2nd city a day in the sun

March 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People walk outside the Virgin of Charity of Cobre Catholic church in El Cobre near Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Monday March 26, 2012. In 1916, the Vatican officially declared the Virgin of Charity of Cobre the patron of Cuba. Pope Benedict XVI arrives to Cuba on...

SKorea warns it might shoot down NKorean rocket

March 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People take turns being photographed behind the podium of U.S. President Barack Obama after Obama spoke to people at Hankuk University in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 26, 2012. Obama discussed his Prague agenda to stop the spread of nuclear weapons and...