WASHINGTON (AP) - A wake is being held in Washington for R. Sargent Shriver, an in-law of the Kennedys and the first director of the Peace Corps. The wake is Friday from 4 p.m. to ..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Fresh from a sunny outing that brought a smile, Gabrielle Giffords is moving to a Houston rehab center where her husband hopes the "fighter" continues on the p..
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will testify before the country\'s independent Iraq Inquiry on Friday, his second appearance before the panel.
Pakistani Taliban leader Qari Hussain Mehsud, whose notoriety includes allegedly recruiting children as suicide bombers, is being targeted by the United States, the State Department announced Thursday.
South Korea\'s worst ever foot-and-mouth epidemic could cost the country $1.4 billion, the agriculture ministry told CNN. More than two million animals have been killed so far.
South Korea has accepted a North Korean proposal for high-level military talks and will propose working-level talks to pave the way, South Korea\'s defense ministry said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Convening in a city known worldwide for catastrophe, members of a National Academy of Sciences committee said the nation faces a future of costlier disasters unl..
After all the niceties of a state dinner at the White House, the reception Chinese President Hu Jintao receives on Capitol Hill on Thursday may be a bit chilly in comparison.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The parents of a slain college student said Thursday that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger "messed with the wrong family" by reducing the prison sentence..
An analysis of veins corroborates a confession by a senior al Qaeda leader that he personally beheaded Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, according to a new report released Wednesday.
Turkey and Qatar have suspended efforts to broker a new government in Lebanon, a day after Saudi Arabia also threw in the towel, Qatar\'s official news agency reported Thursday.
DETROIT (AP) - The new chief of product development at GM holds what is arguably the most important job in the company: coming up with cars and trucks that people want. There also ..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A 52-year-old woman whose natural voice could have been silenced forever because of vocal cord damage has been able to speak again after undergoing a rare..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' family is hoping that she will be transferred to a Houston facility where she can begin extensive mental and physical rehabilitation, ..
Allegations that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with a minor have stirred scandal but not in every quarter. Some say Berlusconi\'s sex life is none of their business. FULL STORY l REPORT: TEEN ADMITTED SEX
Haiti\'s former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, said he is \"ready\" to return to the country from South Africa \"today, tomorrow, at any time.\" He did not offer any definite plans to go back to the ravaged country.
Two explosions damaged a phone booth and a building in eastern Ukraine early Thursday, and the apparent perpetrators promised more blasts if they do not receive a large sum of money, the Ukrainian Security Service said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The reputed former leader of New England's Patriarca crime family was arrested in Florida and a bookkeeper was picked up in Rhode Island on charges that acc..
The tax code is filled with a total of $1.1 trillion in deductions, credits and exemptions, an average of about $8,000 per taxpayer, according an analysis of tax data from 2009. La..
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is buying Lovefilm, a European movie rental service akin to Netflix.Lovefilm operates in the U.K., Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Much like Netflix Inc..