Fire rages in New Jersey beach resort

Flames destroy part of the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The famed beach resort is still reeling from the devastation caused by hurricane Sandy in 2012. Duration: 00:38 Sep 13, 2013

37 dead in Russian psychiatric home fire

Thirty-seven people were killed when a fire swept through a wooden psychiatric hospital in northwest Russia overnight Thursday, in the latest tragedy to hit the country's mental health institutions. Duration: 00:44. Sep 13, 2013

Balloonist's Atlantic bid ends in failure

An American adventurer's bid to float across the Atlantic to Europe in a rowboat suspended by 370 helium balloons failed when he was forced to land in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, he said Friday. Duration: 00:31. Sep 13, 2013

Taliban bomb US consulate in Afghanistan

Seven heavily armed Taliban suicide attackers strike the US consulate in the Afghan city of Herat, setting off two car bombs, sparking a shootout with US forces and leaving at least one Afghan guard dead and 18 other people wounded. Duration: 00:42. Sep 13, 2013

Israel limits access to Al-Aqsa compound

Israel on Friday closed off the Palestinian territories for 48 hours, ahead of the solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur which begins at sunset. Duration: 00:41. Sep 13, 2013

Russia, US to meet to set peace talks dates: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he would meet again with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in New York later this month to try to set a date for a long-delayed peace conference for Syria. Duration: 01:25. Sep 13, 2013