The family of an American who vanished in Iran nearly seven years ago is urging the U.S. government to, quote, "step up and take care of one of its own."
The Chargers made Peyton Manning look human.
Iranian wrestler Amir Ali Akbari has been banned for life and stripped of his world Greco-Roman heavyweight title for doping.
Southern California is in for a blustery weekend with elevated fire risk and hazards for some drivers.
Stocks are higher after a three-day funk caused by worries that a Federal Reserve meeting next week will be the beginning of the end for generous monetary policies.
The rural home where Nelson Mandela grew up in the 1920s had mud walls, a grass thatched roof, and a floor polished smooth with cow dung. When throngs flood Mandela's hometown on Sunday for his burial, they will visit a simple place steeped in old ways but which now has become the center of a massive state operation to honor the anti-apartheid leader.
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The New England Patriots get their second chance this season to clinch the AFC East title. The Miami Dolphins can ruin that for the second straight Sunday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday in his latest push for an elusive Mideast peace deal.
Poland's lawmakers have approved the 2014 budget that predicts the deficit will be slightly lower than this year's.
Also, Bryce Quigley could be a game day decision.
Pat Donnelly, who scored three Navy TDs in the JFK game, among several local USNA alums.
A provocatively adorned outdoor Christmas tree in central Milan was just too naughty for city officials, who have ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys.
A Los Angeles psychic and her husband have been charged with bilking a man out of nearly $1 million he provided to break a supposed "love curse."
A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says new sanctions by the United States on Iranian companies and individuals violate the spirit of a deal made between Tehran and the West over its nuclear program.
A Ukrainian court has released all those arrested during a violent police dispersal of demonstrators near the presidential administration building, one of the demands of the opposition that has conducted three weeks of large protests.
Every year in the NFL, examples abound of players in prominent roles in December who were barely noticeable in September.
French troops backed by a helicopter traded fire Friday with suspected former rebels in a neighborhood rife with sectarian tensions, within hours of the arrival of France's military chief in the Central African Republic capital.
Nothing has come easy for Victor Cruz this season, so the New York Giants' receiver isn't worried about a little hand-to-hand activity against Seattle's top-ranked pass defense.
Standing just 4-foot-10, Jacob Matlala rose from early hardship in Soweto to become a four-time world champion and one of South Africa's most popular sportsmen.
Officials say a suspected mass grave has been discovered in Serbia believed to contain bodies of ethnic Albanians who were killed during the 1998-99 war between Serbia and Kosovo.
Police in Albania said they have found a bomb under the car of a senior official as it entered the compound of the office of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
Students at a San Rafael elementary school got a day off Friday after a minivan rammed into the school and hit a gas line Thursday night.
The Army will provide full military honors and Air Force jets will perform a fly-over when a World War II pilot who died in 1945 is buried at a veterans cemetery in Denver.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will continue to seek the release of an American citizen missing in Iran.
GingerBread Lane, a 300-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, icing and candy, has been designated world's largest gingerbread village by Guinness World Records.
World stock markets were tentative Friday as investors prepared for the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision next week on whether to reduce its monetary stimulus.
Karlos Dansby came back to Arizona and is having a blast.
A wake-up call, or the sign of something more serious?