In a major show of force, hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armoured vehicles prevented an 'empty pots march' from reaching Venezuela's Food Ministry on Saturday to protest shortages of staple items.
Fresh off her second Olympic gold medal and a practice with the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, goaltender Shannon Szabados will join the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League next week.
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early Saturday morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt. The Associated Press looks at some of the world's deadliest air disasters.
Egypt's interim president on Saturday issued a much-anticipated decree governing an upcoming presidential election that clears the way for a vote many expect will be won by the country's military chief.
During breaks in his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes confers intensely with his camp, murmuring in the ear of his chief lawyer. When witnesses testify, he takes notes or sits with hands clasped, occasionally covering his face, head bowed, as though troubled by the graphic accounts of how he fatally shot his girlfriend last year.