Ethnic Riots in China Highlight Country's Deep Tensions

It started with boys fighting over fireworks. It became a clash between hundreds of villagers from two competing ethnic groups. Such incidents illustrate the ethnic tension that pervades much of China — and exploded this week, taking 156 lives.

Pop Tarts: Shanna Moakler Thinks Palin Can Offer 'Much More'

We were surprised that reality star Shanna Moakler firmly believes that the resigning Governor of Alaska has the positive potential to really make an impact

Mexico Outraged by Killing of Anti-Crime Activist

Mexico reacts to slaying of American anti-crime activist with outrage.

Obama Widens Climate Push

President seeks to drive wealthy and developing countries toward climate change deal at G-8 summit• FOX FORUM: Show Me the Money at the G8

Hundreds Protest in Iran, Defy Threats of Crackdown

Iranian police fired tear gas into crowds gathered near Tehran University Thursday in the latest clash between pro-reform demonstrators and Iranian authorities.

Sister: Journalist Held in N. Korea Says She Broke the Law

The sister of an American journalist jailed in North Korea says the woman acknowledged breaking North Korean law during a recent phone call.

Bomb Attacks Kill Nearly 60 in Iraq

Bombs killed nearly 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in the worst violence since U.S. combat troops withdrew from urban areas last week, and American forces released five Iranian officials suspected of aiding Shiite insurgents.