NEW YORK (AP) - January 18 is a date that will live in ignorance, as Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in a protest of pend..
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Bedbugs have been sharing space with two students who live in a dorm room at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ashleigh Auman told Lincoln ..
Half a million people will face an emergency bordering on famine by March if international humanitarian organizations are not allowed into areas of Sudan that are mired in conflict, United States envoy to Sudan Princeton Lyman warned Wednesday.
Go to Wikipedia at midnight, and you won't find any of the usual encyclopedia articles.
Italian rescuers and divers located a second \"black box\" and the remains of five people in the wreckage of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.
The U.S. Peace Corps has pulled more than 150 volunteers out of Honduras while the organization reviews security in the Central American country, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
While the Syrian government's fierce crackdown on dissidents shows no sign of letting up, cracks are emerging in the regime's armor.
With a goal toward advancing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, Jordan's King Abdullah will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
An uneasy calm returned to Nigeria's cities Tuesday, a day after two Nigerian labor groups suspended their nationwide strike over the elimination of the country's fuel subsidy.
ROME (AP) - A lawyer says the captain who allegedly abandoned the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner will be released from jail and placed under house arrest. ..
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Five foreign tourists were killed by unknown armed rebels in Ethiopia's restive Afar region in the country's north, Ethiopian state television reported..
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry drew Turkey's ire on Tuesday after suggesting the country is ruled by Islamic terrorists and questioning its..
British Airways is apologizing to passengers on board a trans-Atlantic flight after a recorded message announcing the plane was about to make an emergency landing was mistakenly played over the intercom.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) - Mitt Romney says he will release his tax returns in April and they will show he pays close to 15 percent of his income in taxes. The multimi..
Once dogged by a crime-ridden reputation, Mexico City has become a refuge. But in a drug war that has claimed more than 47,000 lives, are there any sanctuaries?
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President Obama will announce a strategy for promoting tourism during a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando later this week. White House of..
Romania's deputy health minister, whose resignation last week triggered ongoing protests across the nation, was reappointed to his post on Tuesday after meeting with the prime minister.
Egypt's top political parties have agreed to nominate a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as the nation's next parliament speaker, the first time in decades that an Islamist would hold that post.
CHICAGO (AP) - America's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and it shows no sign of reversing course. That's according..
At least 30,000 children in Mexico are involved in some sort of organized crime, according to a nationwide alliance of civic and social organizations.