China has suspended approvals of nuclear plants so safety standards can be revised while Japan grapples with its nuclear crisis, Chinese state-run media reported Wednesday.
LONG BEACH, Calif.- A plane crash at Long Beach airport killed five people and injured a sixth on Wednesday, authorities said. Airport director Mario Rodriguez said the six p..
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he is ready to visit Gaza immediately in an effort to end the internal political division between the two main Palestinian political parties, Hamas and Fatah.
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Widespread fear that Japan's nuclear crisis could send radioactive fallout Russia's way is proving a nightmare to public officials in the Pacific regions, but..
TOKYO- Japan's Emperor Akihito spoke to the nation Wednesday in the first made-for-TV address of his reign, expressing condolences to victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami ..
LAHORE, Pakistan- A CIA contractor who shot and killed two Pakistani men was freed from prison on Wednesday after the United States paid $2.34 million in "blood money" to the victi..
WASHINGTON- The initial U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan in July probably will include combat as well as non-combat forces, the top U.S. commander there told a House committ..
AUBURN, Ala.- Court documents show that four former Auburn football players have admitted to involvement in a robbery. Warrants sworn out Friday show that starting safety Michael M..
Police have arrested scores of suspected child sex offenders in a three-year-old worldwide probe, the European Law Enforcement Agency announced Wednesday.
A new blaze broke out Wednesday at the damaged nuclear plant that crews have struggled to control since last week\'s devastating earthquake and tsunami, adding to radiation fears in a country racing to avoid a full-on nuclear crisis. FULL STORY | SERIES OF SETBACKS | HOW BAD? | LIVE BLOG | SPECIAL
Bahrain security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in the southern city of Sitra on Tuesday, killing at least two protesters and wounding at least 150 people, according to medical officials on the scene Tuesday.
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have wrested control of the town of Zuwara from the rebels, an opposition spokesman and an eyewitness told CNN Tuesday.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a strong statement of praise for Egypt\'s political revolution Tuesday, declaring she was \"deeply inspired\" by the dramatic change and promising new assistance for America\'s longtime Middle East ally.
SOMA, Japan (AP) - Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors Tuesday after an explosion an..
A lawyer for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has asked Rome prosecutors to investigate an alleged attempt to falsify the birth records of the woman at the center of a sex scandal embroiling the prime minister.
WASHINGTON- More U.S. military crews were exposed to radiation Tuesday as they ramped up relief flights over Japan, and Americans on two military bases south of Tokyo were advised ..
NEW YORK - Stocks plunged Tuesday and bond prices rose as the nuclear crisis in Japan intensified following a deadly earthquake and tsunami. The Dow Jones industrial average fell m..
Filipino authorities sought to calm panic unleashed among some residents after a hoax text message warned that radiation from Japan may affect the Philippines.
Thousands of German demonstrators urged their leaders Monday night to shut down nuclear power plants in their country.
Israeli commandos intercepted a ship in the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday and found weapons bound for Gaza militants, the Israel Defense Forces said.