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Beckham plays final home match to tears and cheers

With tears streaming down his face, David Beckham said farewell in his final home game as a professional footballer Saturday.

Report: North Korea launches short-range missiles

North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the sea off the Korean Peninsula's east coast Saturday, South Korea's semi-official news agency Yonhap cited the South Korean Defense Ministry as saying.

At Guantanamo, a costly confinement

Every day, the workers in the Guantanamo Bay kitchen cook three squares for the detainees held here.

David Beckham to retire

David Beckham, one of the most iconic football stars of his generation, has announced his retirement. His decision comes days after the 38-year-old won his latest title with French club Paris Saint-Germain.

Pope canonizes first saints from Colombia, Mexico

Pope Francis canonized the first saints of his papacy -- including the first ever honored from Colombia and Mexico -- at a Mass on Sunday at St. Peter's Square, according to the Vatican website.

Today is Cinco De Mayo

It's Cinco De Mayo a day of celebration for people across the United States and parts of Mexico. Singing, dancing, margaritas, and guacamole are just some of the traditions used to mark the fifth day of may.

North Korea sentences US citizen to 15 years of hard labor

A North Korean court has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years of hard labor, saying he committed "hostile acts" against the secretive state.

2 arrested for al Qaeda-supported plot in Canada

Two men arrested Monday were allegedly part of an al Qaeda-supported plot to attack a passenger train, officials with the Royal Canadian Mountain Police said. The men were plotting to attack a Canadian passenger train.

In latest legal blow, Pakistani court confines Musharraf to his home

A day after he made a swift exit from an Islamabad court when a judge revoked his bail, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appeared before a magistrate on Friday and was formally placed under house arrest.

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.