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Supermodel Runs Half-Marathon, Walks Paris Fashion Show

Supermodel Runs Half-Marathon, Walks Paris Fashion Showconstancedecorde/WireImage(PARIS) -- The term “supermodel” rings true for Natalia Vodianova, who ran a half-marathon for charity before resuming her day job as a runway model at Paris fashion week.The mother-of-three posted a note on her Fa...

US General: An Iranian Nuke Would Spark Arms Race

US General: An Iranian Nuke Would Spark Arms RaceAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A high-level U.S. military commander said Tuesday that if Iran is allowed to develop a nuclear weapon, another country in the region has already pledged to do the same."At least one other nation has told me they wo...

Bolshoi’s ‘Ivan the Terrible’ Held in Acid Attack

Bolshoi’s ‘Ivan the Terrible’ Held in Acid AttackSergei Filin leaves the hospital in Moscow, on February 4, 2013. AFP/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Police have reportedly detained three men, including a top dancer, for questioning in connection with the vicious sulfuric acid attack on Sergei Filin, the ar...

Biden: America’s ‘Not Bluffing’ on Iran

Biden: America’s ‘Not Bluffing’ on IranJoe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Tough talk from Vice President Joe Biden Monday, warning that the U.S. is determined to keep Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.“Big nations can’t bluff,” said Biden at a meeting of the American...

Cardinal Keith O’Brien Apologizes for Sexual Misconduct

Cardinal Keith O’Brien Apologizes for Sexual MisconductGeorge Doyle/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A top cardinal who resigned last week amid sexual abuse allegations issued an apology Sunday and said there have been times his sexual conduct "has fallen below the standards expected of me as a priest, archbishop a...

Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills 30, Injures 50

Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills 30, Injures 50George Doyle/Thinkstock(KARACHI, Pakistan) -- Pakistan's largest city was the site of a deadly suicide bomb blast on Sunday morning.The explosion is the latest attack on Pakistan's Shiite minority. The bomber reportedly struck directly outside a Shiite...

British Nurse Arrested in Connection to Cannibalism Case

British Nurse Arrested in Connection to Cannibalism CaseGilberto Valle (Image Credit: Myspace)(NEW YORK) -- As the trial of the police officer accused of planning to cannibalize a number of women continues in New York, police in Great Britain said they have arrested two men believed to be associated with th...

Venezuelan VP Says Chavez Undergoing Chemotherapy

Venezuelan VP Says Chavez Undergoing ChemotherapyRODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Speaking after a Mass for President Hugo Chavez on Friday, Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro shed some light on Chavez' health.Maduro told reporters that Chavez is battling for his life, ac...

Kerry to Encourage Consensus in Egypt

Kerry to Encourage Consensus in EgyptPhoto by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(CAIRO) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt on Saturday and urged political leaders to come to a political consensus.Kerry is on his first overseas trip since being named secretary of state. Th...

Rome Adjusts to Life Without a Pope as Cardinals Prepare for Conclave

Rome Adjusts to Life Without a Pope as Cardinals Prepare for ConclaveTIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images(ROME) -- Around Rome Friday, there were subtle signs of the profound change taking place here.One day after Pope Benedict’s historic resignation as head of the Catholic Church, the Vatican released footage of the pap...

Obama Administration Expected to Directly Aid Syria’s Rebels

Obama Administration Expected to Directly Aid Syria’s RebelsScott Peterson/Getty Images(ROME) -- Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on Thursday with leaders of Syria’s opposition council and other nations that have been supporting the opposition at the Friends of Syria meeting in Rome. The outcome of...

Syrian Refugees Flood Lebanon to Escape Civil War

Syrian Refugees Flood Lebanon to Escape Civil WarABC NewsBy Bob Woodruff (NEW YORK) -- With no safe haven, more than 1,200 Syrian refugees pour into Lebanon daily. Most of them are mothers and children with no idea where they will live. Because there are no refugee camps in Lebanon, the government is...

Missing California Cyclists Found on a Boat in South America

Missing California Cyclists Found on a Boat in South AmericaFacebook(NEW YORK) -- A young California couple thought to be missing for a month while on a cycling trip through South America has been located on a boat and were surprised to hear of the search for them, according to Peru's tourism ministry.The coupl...

Americans Targeted for Allegedly Running Underage Prostitution in Philippines

Americans Targeted for Allegedly Running Underage Prostitution in PhilippinesABC News(SUBIC BAY, Philippines) -- Arthur Benjamin is sitting at the edge of a small stage, wearing a lavender Hawaiian shirt and nursing a bottle of San Miguel Light beer. The 6-foot-6 mustachioed Texan lazily watches the half-dozen or so girls danci...

Can a Voting Cardinal Skip the Papal Conclave?

Can a Voting Cardinal Skip the Papal Conclave? Franco Origlia/Getty Images(ROME) -- Monday’s announcement by British Cardinal Keith O’Brien that he will not be attending the conclave begs the question: can he refuse to do so?As of Monday, the pope accepted O’Brien’s resigna...

Can a Voting Cardinal Skip the Papal Conclave?

Can a Voting Cardinal Skip the Papal Conclave? Franco Origlia/Getty Images(ROME) -- Monday’s announcement by British Cardinal Keith O’Brien that he will not be attending the conclave begs the question: can he refuse to do so?As of Monday, the pope accepted O’Brien’s resigna...

Results of ‘Vatileaks’ Probe for ‘Pope’s Eyes Only’

Results of ‘Vatileaks’ Probe for ‘Pope’s Eyes Only’L'Osservatore Romano Vatican-Pool/Getty Images(ROME) -- Pope Benedict XVI decided to keep secret the contents of an investigative report on the “Vatileaks” scandal, ruling that the only person who will get to see it will be the next pope.Th...

Papal Conclave 2013 Not Politics as Usual

Papal Conclave 2013 Not Politics as UsualJoe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- More than 100,000 pilgrims came to St. Peter's Square Sunday to attend Pope Benedict XVI's last Sunday prayer and blessing. The crowd interrupted the pope several times with applause, but Benedict was business as us...

Snake Population to Be Bombed with Poison Mice

Snake Population to Be Bombed with Poison Mice iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In Guam, pest control is a little more complicated than buying a better mousetrap. In fact it can require a few helicopters.To combat the invasive population of brown tree snakes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture'...

As the Pope Goes, So, Too, Do His Tweets

As the Pope Goes, So, Too, Do His TweetsL'Osservatore Romano Vatican-Pool/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) -- It wasn’t long ago that Benedict XVI became the first pope to bless us all via Twitter. But as His Holiness is set to resign at the end of this month, apparently his Twitter account ...

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