A former student suspected of opening fire at a small Christian college in California, killing seven people and wounding three, was targeting a school administrator and former classmates who he felt had treated him unfairly, police said.
A day after the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the Malvinas war, Bonhams auction house sold a copy of the telegram with which Argentina surrendered in 1982 for 7250 pounds.
Former US Vice President Dick Cheney, who underwent a heart transplant 10 days earlier, was released from the hospital on Tuesday, a spokeswoman said.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said today the world economy is still in recession and the recovery remains fragile as she warned that, although some progress has been made, the global economic situation is not ideal yet.
The United States would not be safe from Iran's retaliation if the Islamic state came under attack from Washington, Iran newspaper quoted a senior Revolutionary Guards commander as saying.
James Murdoch said today he would step down as chairman at BSkyB, in a bid to protect the successful pay-TV group from being damaged by the phone hacking scandal that has hit part-owner News Corp.
President Barack Obama said today he was not spending much time planning for contingencies should the Supreme Court overturn his healthcare overhaul because he had "enormous confidence" that the justices will uphold it.
Mitt Romney made a leap toward winning the Republican presidential nomination with a clean sweep of Wisconsin and two other primaries that handed a heavy defeat to main rival Rick Santorum.
The Foreign Office condemned today what it called " violent actions of a minority" following yesterday's demonstration on the surroundings of the British Embassy located at the Recoleta neighbourhood, Buenos Aires City.
Up to a dozen tornadoes skipped through the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas, ripping apart homes and tossing tractor-trailer trucks into the air, but there were no reports of serious injuries or deaths.