Iraqi officials say gunshots were fired at an Emirati passenger plane during landing at Baghdad airport.
Residents took to the streets to show their hometown pride after local girl Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe.
Canadian health authorities say they have diagnosed a case of bird flu in a British Columbia woman who recently returned from China.
Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an "idiot" to refer to non-white actors as "colored."
Standard & Poor's rating agency has downgraded Russia's credit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outlook.