International

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. detention facility near Bagram Airfield is now closed. The Defense Department says with today's closure, the U.S. is no longer holding any detainees in Afghanistan. The announcement comes a day after the Senate Intelligence Committee released a...
(Undated) -- A scathing report on the CIA's use of torture is sparking worldwide outrage. However, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki suggested at least some of criticism may be coming from governments that shouldn't be pointing fingers. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman...
(Undated) -- Nearly 50-thousand angry gamers have signed a petition, asking Target to remove the Bible from its stores after the retailer pulled "Grand Theft Auto" off shelves in Australia. Target stopped selling it Down Under after an online petition slammed the game for...
(Geneva) -- The Ebola epidemic continues to grow with nearly 400 new cases confirmed over the last week in Sierra Leone. According to the World Health Organization, there have been close to 18-thousand cases worldwide and almost 64-hundred deaths. The West African nations of...
(Undated) -- A lengthy report detailing torture methods used by the CIA is sparking worldwide outrage. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted by "Bloomberg" as saying China believes the U.S. should "honor the regulations of international conventions." North Korea...
(Jerusalem) -- An American is being held in Israel for allegedly planning to bomb Muslim holy sites. Israeli Officials say Adam Livvix of Texas was indicted yesterday on weapons charges after his arrest last month. Israel's domestic security service says Livvix stole explosives...
(Oslo) -- A Pakistani teenager and a civil rights champion from India are sharing this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarti received their joint award in Olso, Norway today. The Nobel committee described both as being "champions of peace." Malala was...
(Seoul) -- The Navy says the U.S. will continue shifting toward Asia, to deter North Korea's increasingly dangerous behavior. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke Tuesday during a four-day visit to South Korea. He told South Korea's news agency that the U.S. is concerned that...
{Pistorius1Appeal121014_1} Q...sentence is dismissed. 000:04 (Pretoria) -- The controversy over the conviction of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius will continue on to a higher court. A judge in South Africa dismissed a prosecutor's request to appeal for a harsher sentence...