GIGLIO, Italy (AP) - Coast guard divers searching the submerged part of the Costa Concordia on Sunday found the bodies of two elderly people, raising to five the death toll after t..
BRETT ZONGKER/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - On the National Mall in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. is a towering, heroic figure carved in stone. On the Broadway stage, he'..
At least 15 people were killed and 26 others wounded in attacks targeting police stations in Iraq Sunday, authorities said.
ANDREW TAYLOR/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans would cut federal employee benefits. President Barack Obama would raise fees for airline passengers and eliminate Satur..
At least 14 people were killed and 20 injured in a bomb blast in the Pakistani town of Khan Pur, a police official said Sunday.
There are kingpins with names like the Engineer, head-chopping hit men, dirty cops and double-dealing politicians. And, of course, there are users -- millions of them.
Dozens of suspected al Qaeda militants attacked government posts southeast of the Yemeni capital, seizing strategic areas, local authorities and witnesses said.
Israel and the United States are "supporters of state terrorism" and will suffer a "punitive response" at an "opportune time," Iran's Press TV cited a top Iranian general as saying Sunday, days after an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed.
Retired army Gen. Otto Perez Molina was sworn in as Guatemala's president Saturday, pledging to take a tough stand on crime amid growing insecurity in the Central American nation.
FRANCES D'EMILIO/Associated Press PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy (AP) - Survivors from a luxury cruise ship that ran aground and tipped over, leaving at least three dead and 70 pe..
At least three people were killed when a cruise ship ran aground near the Italian island of Giglio on Friday night, the local civil protection agency said Saturday.
A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman targeted Shiite pilgrims Saturday outside the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least 53 people and wounding 137, the Interior Ministry said.
Thousands of people gathered on the main boulevard in Tunis on Saturday to commemorate the first anniversary of a demonstration that toppled the president and set in motion a string of revolts across the Arab world.
Former International Atomic Energy Agency Director Mohamed ElBaradei has withdrawn his candidacy for Egypt's presidency, his campaign announced Saturday.
Embattled Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met with Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani -- a sign that, some say, shows tensions between Pakistan's civilian and military leadership are cooling down.
Taiwan's incumbent President Ma Ying Jeou declared victory Saturday in a presidential election seen as critical to the future of an economy that has boomed thanks to warmer ties with China.
The U.N. Security Council intervened last year to stop the violence in Libya. But it has come nowhere close to that on Syria. Why?
The U.N. Security Council intervened last year to stop the violence in Libya. But it has come nowhere close to that on Syria, where the U.N. estimates more than 5,000 people have been killed since March. Why?
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge says she has two letters from a cardiologist saying ex-presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening condition that will requir..
Four men, all convicted murderers given life sentences, are roaming free, thanks to a pardon from former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour. The state's Attorney General has ..