K-Tel Creator Philip Kives Has Died at Age 87
Philip Kives, the tireless TV pitchman whose commercials implored viewers to "wait, there's more!" while selling everything from vegetable slicers to hit music compilations on vinyl, has died at age 87.
Brother Takes Colombian Politician's Place as Rebel Hostage
When leftist rebels earlier this month freed a former governor held captive more than two years, Colombia's president welcomed the release as a possible sign the National Liberation Army had sworn off kidnapping as peace talks with the group got under way
Iran Calls on UN to Help With US Court Asset Award
Iran asked the United Nations on Thursday to intervene with the U.S. government over a Supreme Court ruling that allows nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets to be paid to victims of terrorist attacks
China Passes Law Tightening Controls on Foreign Nonprofits
China has passed a law tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, a move critics say is an attempt by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to the Communist Party's control