Protests Continue in Sao Paulo, Troops Sent to 5 Brazilian Cities
Demonstrators blocked a major highway and other roads in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, crippling transportation in Brazil's largest city and financial hub, in an ongoing wave of protests against poor public services, inflation and police violence.
Family: Body pulled from lake may be missing U. of C. student
Police officers recovered a body from Lake Michigan on the South Side this morning, and a family spokesman said it may be that of a 20-year-old University of Chicago student missing since last week.
Woman unmasks intruder's bandana to find grandson, police say
A woman in New Mexico was the victim of a break-in recently. She had confronted an intruder who had entered her home. When she unmasked the man, she found the prowler was none other than her own grandson. He later confessed his intent to commit robbery.
Suicide bomber, gunmen attack U.N. office in Somalia
MOGADISHU - A suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked a United Nations compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police and witnesses said, in a strike that bore the hallmarks of al Qaeda-linked militants.
Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral
ISTANBUL/ANKARA - A lone, silent vigil by a man in Istanbul inspired copycat protests on Tuesday, as police detained dozens of people across Turkey in an operation linked to three weeks of often violent demonstrations against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.