Egypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

The dramatic escalation gives authorities more power in cracking down on them.

Two Turkish Cabinet Ministers Resign

The Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan and Interior Minister Muammer Guler, whose sons have been arrested in connection to Turkey’s corruption scandal, both stepped down.

5 things to know Christmas edition

The biggest and most buzzworthy (holiday) news to start your morning.

UPS driver: 2013 'worst Christmas ever' for delivery

Thousands of UPS packages will arrive after Christmas

UN Adding Peacekeepers to South Sudan; Thousands Likely Dead

The United Nations is sending 5,500 additional peacekeepers to South Sudan, where a U.N. official reported thousands of people have likely been killed since fighting began there last week.

The U.N.

Pope Francis' Christmas wish: A better world

Pope Francis spoke from the balcony of St.

Taliban Rockets Hit U.S. Embassy in Kabul

The Taliban claimed the attack, which caused no casualties.

Thai PM Proposes Reform Council to Solve Deadlock

Thailand's embattled prime minister has proposed the creation of a national reform council in an attempt to resolve the country's ongoing political crisis.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has alre

Christmas spirit: Cab driver finds, returns $300K

Las Vegas cab driver Gerardo Gamboa thought someone left chocolates in the back seat.