Powerful quakes did not cause a tsunami.
North insists the rocket is for peaceful purposes.
Will appoint first ambassador to the country since 1988.
Raids, ordered by Sarkozy, are president's latest reponse to last month's fatal shootings.
U.S. indicies continued to climb following their bullish first quarter.
Plane only climbed 100 metres before crashing into a snowy field.
Syria will be at the top of the agenda.
Ransom money was apparently raised privately.
Windows shattered and cars set on fire, but no injuries.
Attack follows two similar motorbike attacks in the area.
The drop comes after the index hit 13,000 last week.
Waterway could reach levels not seen since 1853.
Plans to make a visit to Damascus "soon."
Many will take off almost immediately after disembarking from the cruise liner.
A French fishing ship is towing the cruise liner.
The attacks come after U.S. troops burned Qurans a week ago.
All eyes are on Kim Jong Un, who has pledged to continue his late father's policies.
Officers say the shooting was an apparent murder-suicide.
Unrest in Damascus continued Monday night.
The North threatened retaliation Sunday and early Monday.
Assange recored the cameo over the phone from a secret location.
James Mee apparently settled for $50,000.
At least a dozen bullets were discovered in the man's baggage.
At large for nearly a decade, Umar Patek was found in Pakistan early last year.
The entire fleet, not just heavily used jets, must be inspected, a European agency said.
Interest rates will remain at historic lows until 2014, the Fed chairman reaserted Tuesday.
Jared Lee Loughner is not yet ready to stand trial, a federal judge concluded Monday.
Frigid temperatures have claimed the lives of more than 300 people.
The football riots Wednesday night were the deadliest Egypt has ever seen.
The protests come amidst a court ruling changing presidential term limits.
The index added more than 4 percent for the month.
After two days of fighting, Syrian troops took parts of the capital.
The attack occurred while two families were sleeping early Thursday morning.
One year later, an admixture of moods in Tahir Square.
The bombings are the latest in a spike in violence this month.
Schettino told the coast guard he intended to stay on board.
The Costa Concordia captain admitted his navigational error.
Shares of Costa Concordia's parent company plunged as the death toll rose to 11.
The price drop will bring petrol closer to its pre-Jan. 1 level.
Neon Tommy breaks down the beauty do's and dont's for your summer internship.
After numerous accounts with the police, an FBI's interview turned into a defensive gun firing.