Posted: 3:14 PM Thousands of children were murdered by the Nazis because they fell short of the Aryan ideal. On Friday, a hushed audience gathered in Austria's Parliament to watch the world premiere of an opera depicting how the Nazis methodically killed mentally or physically deficient children at a Vienna hospital during World War II.
Posted: 8:59 AM SEVARE, Mali (AP) - A local official says that Islamic extremists based in the Malian town of Ansongo have destroyed a bridge near the Niger border, marking the first use of explosives by the insurgents since the start of the French-led military intervention exactly two weeks ago.
Posted: 8:56 AM MOSCOW (AP) - Officials say that a 63-year old municipal legislator campaigning for protection of a forest just outside Moscow is in intensive care after being stabbed several times by an unidentified assailant.
Updated: 8:53 AM ROME (AP) - A moderately-strong earthquake has rattled much of north-central Italy, including Milan skyscrapers, but authorities say first reports indicate there are no injuries or major damage.
Updated: 8:46 AM AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - A photo marked "not to be published" that shows a teenage Diana Spencer before she became Princess of Wales has been sold by a New Hampshire auction house for more than $18,000.
Posted: 9:13 PM A scandal involving Chinese city officials having sex with women hired by developers who secretly videotaped the trysts to extort construction deals has expanded with state media saying 10 more officials were fired.
Posted: 3:18 PM Investor and philanthropist George Soros says the "euro is here to stay" but warns that complacency about the future of the 17-country currency is misplaced because its fundamental problems have not been fixed.
Updated: 10:36 AM PARIS (AP) - Benjamin Millepied, the "Black Swan" choreographer who helped transform Natalie Portman into an obsessed, paranoid ballerina for the film and later married the actress, was named director of the Paris Opera Ballet on Thursday.
Posted: 7:31 AM When fire ravaged a Bangladeshi garment factory, killing 112 workers, dozens of their families did not even have a body to bury because their loved ones' remains were burned beyond recognition. Two months later, the same families have yet to receive any of the compensation they were promised — not even their relatives' last paychecks.
Posted: 7:29 AM The trial of five men charged with the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus began in a closed courtroom Thursday with opening arguments by the prosecution lawyers in a special fast-track court set up just weeks ago to handle sexual assault cases.
Posted: 5:21 PM Officials says Cardinal Jozef Glemp, the head of Poland's influential Roman Catholic church from 1981 to 2004 - a time when it played a historic role in the fight against communism - has died at the age of 83.