Silent Sam protesters gathered near the UNC-Chapel Hill campus Monday to voice support for the graduate student who faces criminal and honor court charges for throwing red ink and blood on the Confederate statue.
A police officer in Argentina has been publicly praised and promoted after pictures of her breastfeeding a malnourished baby, that hospital staff called “smelly and dirty,” went viral, the fire department said.
A woman leaves Tapatio Restaurant in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday after bagging the donation jar for Heydi Rivas-Villanueva's family. Heydi, 7, was killed when caught in the crossfire of a gunfight outside the restaurant on Aug. 11.
Liu Xiang of China has set a world record time of 26.98 seconds to win the women's 50-meter backstroke gold medal at the Asian Games. She lowered the mark of 27.06 set by fellow Chinese swimmer Zhao Jing at the 2009 world championships in Rome.
Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a video of the event to Facebook.
"The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson's new film _ a documentary that transforms grainy footage from World War I into color _ has a title and a world premiere date at the London Film Festival in October.
Serbia's air force has taken the delivery of two Russian MiG-29 fighter jets, part of an arms purchase that has the potential to heighten tensions in the Balkans and increase Moscow's influence in the region.