Honduras fired its ambassador to Colombia and said it would follow up on reports of an out-of-control party at its embassy in Bogota.
The presidents of the two Sudans concluded talks Sunday aimed at addressing outstanding economic, oil and security issues after tensions between the two nations nearly led to a return to war.
About 130 trained mountain rescuers returned before dawn Sunday to search for a skydiver who went missing three days ago in the mountains east of Seattle, a spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said.
The Royal Dutch Shell oil drilling barge that ran aground off southern Alaska this week is sound and ready to be towed to safe harbor, a company official said Saturday, adding there is no evidence of any sheen in the vicinity.
Investors will head into the second week of the year ready to move beyond fiscal cliff chatter, and into the earnings season.
President Barack Obama plans to announce former Sen. Chuck Hagel as his nominee to become the next defense secretary, a senior administration official told CNN. Obama also plans to unveil his nominee for permanent CIA director on Monday, the source said.
The upcoming fight in Congress over raising the federal debt ceiling was previewed Sunday by two freshman lawmakers representing opposing viewpoints on whether spending cuts should be paired with the increase.
Republican lawmakers voiced staunch opposition Sunday to their former colleague Chuck Hagel, who is expected to be nominated next week to be President Barack Obama's next secretary of defense.
The Californian picked to lead congressional Democrats' efforts on gun control says the positions held by some gun rights advocates are unnecessarily divisive, and that government action should go beyond simply outlawing certain weapons.
The eleventh-hour compromise that avoided the fiscal cliff cannot be repeated when it comes time to raise the nation's debt ceiling, top lawmakers agreed Sunday.
Jesus was a lot more like you than you think, and a lot less clean cut than this iconic image of him that floats around culture, author Johnnie Moore says.
Physicist and best-selling author Leonard Mlodinow says the hottest field in science this past decade has been neuroscience. In 2013, the big thing to watch out for is "optogenetics."
How to 'take over' a brain
The hottest field in science this past decade has been neuroscience.