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Report: North Korea threatens to end armistice

North Korea threatened Tuesday to nullify the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953, citing U.S.-led international moves to impose new sanctions against it over its recent nuclear test, the North's official news agency KCNA

What's next? Chavez's death leaves many questions

Thousands of Venezuelans are expected to line the streets Wednesday morning as Hugo Chavez's remains are taken from the military hospital where he died to the Fuerte Tiuna Military Academy in Caracas.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a long battle with cancer, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday. In a national broadcast, Maduro said Chavez died Tuesday at 4:25 p.m. (3:55 p.m. ET).

Report: North Korea threatens to end armistice

North Korea threatened Tuesday to nullify the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953, citing U.S.-led international moves to impose new sanctions against it over its recent nuclear test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency repor

Queen Elizabeth II released from hospital

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was discharged Monday from a London hospital, where she was treated for symptoms of gastroenteritis.

Black holes rapidly spinning and twisting spacetime

Scientists have been able to pin down the most accurate estimate yet for how fast a supermassive black hole is spinning. The answer is "fast": near the speed of light.

Benedict XVI quits Vatican City for last time as pope

Amid pomp and ceremony, Benedict XVI left Vatican City Thursday for the last time as pope, ahead of his historic resignation as leader of the world's Catholics.

Vatican: Pope may change rules to allow replacement vote sooner

Pope Benedict XVI is considering changing the Vatican constitution to allow a vote for his successor to begin before March 15, Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said Wednesday.

Comeback kid Nadal takes Brazil title

Rafael Nadal's rivals take note -- the Spaniard is on his way back and he's ready to fire on all cylinders.

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  A man who was carjacked by renegade former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner says he deserves the $1 million reward in the case because his information helped end the manhunt.