A man accused of being an American spy in Iran told a judge Tuesday that his mission was to deliver information to Iranian intelligence circles, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A babysitter and trusted neighbor has confessed that he bludgeoned a 9-year-old Indiana girl to death with a brick then dismembered her, hiding her head, ha..
CINCINNATI (AP) - A lamb has been born unto a Cincinnati nativity display. The Krohn Conservatory says that a night watchman oversaw the Christmas Eve delivery fo..
When the Vatican switched from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar in the 16th century, legend has it that riots broke out over the "lost 11 days" the shift caused.
An Italian tanker with 17 people on board was hijacked off the coast of Oman, officials said Tuesday.
Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for a string of attacks that killed almost 70 people and wounded more than 200.
Criticism of lax food safety standards at Chinese companies abounded on microblogging cites in China on Tuesday following the latest scare involving dairy products in the country.
Two Swedish journalists who were found guilty in Ethiopia of supporting terrorism were expected to be sentenced Tuesday.
The death toll from the tropical storm that lashed the southern Philippines just over a week ago has risen further, the government said Monday, as hundreds of thousands of people continue to receive assistance from evacuation centers in the stricken region.
Representatives of India and Pakistan on Tuesday will hold the second day of two-day talks on conventional and nuclear weapons, Indian officials said.
A delegation led by former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung's widow and Hyundai Group's chairwoman arrive in North Korea to express condolences over Kim Jong Il's death.
Investigators in Mexico say they have arrested a security chief for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, an alleged drug kingpin who is one of Mexico's most wanted men.
Members of an Arab League delegation arrive to look at whether Syria is upholding a commitment to end a brutal crackdown.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Medical officials say five recovering drug addicts died and dozens of others were sickened by soy sausage served for Christmas dinner at a rehabilitation center ..
CAIRO (AP) - The main Darfur rebel group on Monday confirmed that its leader, Khalil Ibrahim, has been killed. The Justice and Equality Movement, said in a statem..
MADALLA, Nigeria (AP) - In the chaos after the Christmas terror attack on a Catholic church, one mortally wounded man cradled his wounded stomach and begged a priest for religious ..
LONDON (AP) - A teenager was fatally stabbed Monday after an argument broke out in a sports store on London's most famous retail street as thousands of shoppers flocked to Britain'..
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea's next leader is getting a chance to try out his diplomatic skills. A private delegation from South Korea, visiting the ..
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - North Las Vegas firefighters provided a sad gift to a woman in Florida, when they chipped in funds to cremate and send to her the ashes of her 62-year-..
NEW YORK (AP) - A 46-year-old New York man who's a member of an activist group against circumcision likens the routine practice to female genital mutilation. Anth..