Mitt Romney's newly released tax returns provide more than an accounting of the Republican presidential candidate's remarkable personal wealth. The documents also give a rare glimp..
ATLANTA (AP) - A panel of federal judges appeared skeptical Wednesday of the Atlanta police department's decision to reject a job application from an HIV-infected man. ..
Representative Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from Congress today. Giffords handed her letter of resignation to Speaker of the House John Boehner in front of Congress and on live ..
A golden cape woven from the silk of 1.2 million Golden Orb spiders has gone on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is praising Special Operations Forces who rescued two hostages, including an American aid worker, from pirates in Somalia early Wednesday.&..
Thousands of people gathered under rainy skies in Cairo's Tahrir Square early Wednesday, exactly one year after the start of the revolution that ousted longtime Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak but, many say, accomplished little else.
A German national accused of setting one of the worst arson sprees in the history of Los Angeles entered a plea of not guilty during an arraignment hearing Tuesday.
A U.S. military judge sentenced a Marine squad leader charged with alleged war crimes in Iraq with a maximum of 90 days in prison and a reduction in pay and rank.
A New Zealand court denied bail Wednesday to the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site Megaupload, whose extradition is being sought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on milliona..
Tokyo faces the possibility of being hit by a massive earthquake within the next four years, according to Japanese researchers.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - A military judge has recommended no time in confinement for a Marine sergeant who pleaded guilty to negligent dereliction of duty in assaults by his s..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The secretary for one of the world's wealthiest men and the wife of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs are among those invited by the White House to attend the State..
Syria has become increasingly polarized, says Nic Robertson, who was recently on assignment there. That leaves many people in the middle who want change but don\'t want uncertainty.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The International Criminal Court prosecutor on Tuesday commended Kenya's political leaders - and even four suspects accused of orchestrating mass violence - f..
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan residents with gunshot and stab wounds continue to emerge from the bush weeks after a massive tribe-on-tribe attack killed an untold number of ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Disney ships will start sailing out of Miami for the first time next year as the cruise line expands its Caribbean offerings. Disney Cruise L..
Nigerian security forces say they have arrested 158 suspected members of the militant group Boko Haram, three days after attacks left more than 200 people dead in the city of Kano.
Undersea salvage experts will not start siphoning fuel off the partially sunken cruise liner Costa Concordia before Saturday, according to the man in charge of the operation, Franco Gabrielli.
Pakistan's upper house of parliament passed a resolution demanding Pervez Musharraf be arrested and tried for treason for unconstitutional acts during his regime, a senator said.