MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hundreds of flights at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been canceled as a major winter storm blows into the state. ..
NEW YORK (AP) - A magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattled the east coast of Russia near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Sunday. There were no immediate report..
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Two pirates and a Somalia official say a hijacked yacht with four Americans onboard is nearing the Somali coast, and that it's being shadowed by a warship..
CAIRO (AP) - The son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi says his father is in the country and backed by the army. Appearing on Libyan state television e..
CAIRO (AP) - Libyan forces have been firing machine-guns at thousands of mourners marching in a funeral for anti-government protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi again today.T..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The head of Wisconsin's powerful teachers' union is calling on educators to return to classrooms Monday and Tuesday rather than continue being absent to protes..
Uganda\'s electoral commission on Sunday declared that President Yoweri Museveni had won another term, an election that an opposition leader blasted as a \"sham\" and an international observer claimed was marred by bribes and various \"failures.\"
Three police officers in Alexandria, Egypt, have been arrested, and authorities are investigating whether they fired live bullets at demonstrators in late January, a state news website reported Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Ditka remembers seeing Dave Duerson at a reunion of the '85 Bears just a few months ago, and everything seemed fine. Yes, Duerson's business had failed, he'd d..
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - A daring New York Police Department helicopter rescue in darkness and dangerous winds has safely delivered two West Point cadets from an 18-inch-wide ledge ..
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas is preparing to give college students and professors the right to carry guns on campus, adding momentum to a national campaign to open this part of socie..
Thousands of security officers patrolled a landmark site in Iran\'s capital Sunday, at times striking at throngs of protesters with batons and rushing others on motorcycles, witnesses said.
WOODBURY, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman was suspended from her job for three days when she answered her cell phone on the job - to take a call from her son, a Marine stationed in ..
Jordan\'s King Abdullah II told his new government to enact \"real and quick reform\" Sunday amid growing protests around the Middle East, promising to root out corruption and give lawmakers a bigger role in government.
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - A fire raced through an orphanage for disabled children in western Estonia on Sunday, killing 10 of them, a rescue service spokesman said. There were 37 chi..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senators from Florida, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to enact a program they say would better track the growing tra..
An Iraqi judge on Sunday adjourned proceedings for a week in the case of a British contractor accused of killing two colleagues in Baghdad.
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - An opposition leader in Bahrain says the crown prince has done "the right thing" by withdrawing security forces from the streets of the capital, Manama.Demon..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's president is blaming "a foreign plot" for 10 days of demonstrations calling for his ouster. Today, riot police in the capi..
CAIRO (AP) - A hospital official in Libya's second-largest city says 15 people have been killed when commandos opened fire on mourners leaving a funeral for protesters seeking Moam..