WASHINGTON DC -- U.S. President Barack Obama starts a four-nation Asian tour Wednesday, aimed at “rebalancing” American policy towards the region.
Leaders of Malaysia, the Philippines, Japan and South Korea need the U.S. to serve as a counterweight to China’s efforts to assert territorial control both at sea and in the air.
BOSTON -- Defending champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya are among a host of past winners in Monday's Boston Marathon.
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis will preside over the canonisation of two of his predecessors, Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, on Divine Mercy Sunday.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON -- April 23 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language.
PERTH -- Hopes that the Bluefin mini-sub might soon guide searchers to wreckage of missing flight MH370 are dwindling, with no sign of the plane after eight deployments.