SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Bands of young people hurling firebombs and stones clashed with police outside Chile's congress on Tuesday after thousands of students and workers staged a protest march before President Sebastian Pinera's final state of the nation speech.
SYDNEY (AFP) - A controversial cull of up to 10,000 wild horses in Australia's harsh Outback reportedly began on Wednesday in a bid to control the feral animals which officials say are destroying the land.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create Monday's massive killer tornado in Oklahoma. The awesome amount of energy released dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
PARIS (AFP) - France's parliament on Tuesday kicked off a high-profile public probe into a major tax fraud scandal that has shaken the Socialist government and the squeaky-clean image it is seeking to project.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US lawmakers frustrated by a spate of high-profile military sexual assault cases unveiled draft proposals in the House of Representatives on Tuesday to crack down on the crime, but they stopped short the kind of overhaul sought by some officials.