Tuesday December 23, 2014, Seoul, South Korea
South Korea has not ruled out the involvement of North Korea in a cyberattack on the country's nuclear power plant operator and has requested the United States to help in investigations, an official involved in the proceedings said on Tuesday.
Pope Francis issued a blistering indictment of the Vatican bureaucracy Monday, accusing the cardinals, bishops and priests who serve him of using their Vatican careers to grab power and wealth, of living "hypocritical" double lives and forgetting that they're supposed to be joyful men of God.
Joe Cocker, the gravelly British singer who became one of pop's most recognizable interpreters in the late 1960s and '70s with passionate, idiosyncratic takes on songs like the Beatles' "With a Little Help From My Friends," died on Monday at his home in Crawford, Colorado. He was 70.
North Korea's already tenuous links to the Internet went completely dark Monday after days of instability, in what Internet monitors described as one of the worst North Korean network failures in years.
Tuesday December 23, 2014, United Nations
The United States and other Western members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday slammed North Korea's human rights record after voting to overrule China's objections and add alleged grave abuses by the hermit state to the council's agenda.