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Quake-hit nation could see economy bounce back
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe clash at a Latin American summit.
Dreams persist of big Falklands energy find
One month on, where to begin rebuilding Haiti?
Former US congressman Charlie Wilson dies at the age of 76, a hospital spokeswoman says.
Washington is angered as Euro MPs block a key agreement that allows the US to monitor Europeans' bank transactions.
Indianapolis are favoured to win a third Super Bowl against New Orleans, who are in the NFL's big game for the first time.
US President Barack Obama seeks to rally Democratic senators, following the loss of a key seat in a recent election.
Uncertain future for Haiti's 2,000 quake amputees
The Red Cross estimates 45,000-50,000 people have died in Haiti's devastating earthquake, as rescue efforts continue.
A Carlos Tevez hat-trick launches Manchester City into the Premier League's top four following a commanding win over Blackburn.
China says it overtook the United States to become the world's biggest car and van market in 2009.
US Senate majority leader Harry Reid apologises for comments he made about Barack Obama before the 2008 presidential election.
The US embassy in Yemen reopens after what is says were "successful counter-terrorism operations" by Yemeni forces.
Nine people are killed, including six children, in a fire at a two-storey apartment block in the US state of Mississippi, officials say.
US healthcare legislation clears a key vote in the Senate, setting the stage for the final bill to be passed later this week.
A Chilean weightlifter gives birth to a baby boy during a training session, without having known she was pregnant.
Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft successfully completes its first test flight in the US.
Colombia releases four Venezuelan national guard members who crossed the border into Colombian territory.
Argentina coach Diego Maradona is banned from football for two months for his furious outburst at a World Cup match.
China launches an "anti-dumping and anti-subsidy" probe into imports of some US car products and chicken meat.
The US Marshals Service is putting assets belonging to convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff up for auction, including his yacht and his 4,000 square foot penthouse in New York's Upper East Side.
Bill Thompson talks to Google about its book deal
US pastor describes the fear in Mexico's most violent city
Chilean police arrest some 25 former officials for allegedly helping to purge critics of former ruler General Augusto Pinochet.
South American leaders condemn US plans to increase its military presence in Colombia at an emergency summit in Argentina.
iPhones that reportedly "exploded" in France were not due to overheating batteries as had been suggested, Apple says.
Can natural gas be the solution to US energy needs?
French investigators abandon the search for the 'black boxes' from the Air France jet which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean.
President Barack Obama expresses support for Mexico's war on drug cartels, at a three-way summit with Canada.
General Motors and eBay are launching a trial scheme in the US to allow customers to buy new GM cars via the auction website.
Brazilian officials demand that more than 1,400 tonnes of hazardous UK waste found in three ports be returned.
Brazilian police investigate after 64 containers of hazardous UK waste are found in three of the country's ports.
How the US and the UK honour their fallen soldiers
Why US state of Tennessee is set to relax its gun laws
New salamader found in US
A computer attack hits key US government agencies and major South Korean government sites may also be affected.
Has Obama administration taken eye off Iraq?
Russian PM Vladimir Putin urges the US to shelve its missile defence shield, as Barack Obama prepares to visit Moscow.
Investigators say Washington DC subway was urged to upgrade aging trains three years before a crash that has killed nine people.
An Argentine man accused of incest fathered seven children with one of his daughters, officials say citing DNA tests.
A meteorite that crashed to Earth in 2000 has shown an abundance of a chemical likely to have been involved in the origins of life.
Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez's weekly television and radio show "Alo Presidente" has been on the air for 10 years with a mix of politics and showmanship.
President Barack Obama has chosen retired astronaut Charles Bolden to lead Nasa, ending months of speculation.
Canada completes its first-ever war crimes trial, convicted a Rwandan of war crimes from the 1994 genocide.
US producer prices jumped by more than expected in April, driven up by food costs, official figures show.
US mortgage giant Freddie Mac asks for another $6.1bn of aid as it reports heavy quarterly losses.
Questions raised about the safety of US regional airlines
Californian fire officials say nearly a third of the wildfire that has burnt 80 homes and forced 30,000 people to flee from Santa Barbara is under control.
US banks Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America unveil plans to boost reserves after failing 'stress tests'.