For all the horrors in Syria this year, Friday\'s attacks were the first known suicide bombs since the start of the uprising, the first such high-visibility act of terror.
Britain's Prince Philip was taken to a hospital on Friday for "precautionary tests" after complaining of chest pains, a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said.
TORONTO (AP) - On a summer morning in 2009, in canal locks east of Toronto, police made a grisly discovery: In a submerged Nissan car were the bodies of three teenage sisters and a..
Apparently, people aren't the only ones donning Santa duds. Elephants dressed as Santa spread Christmas cheer to children in a town in Thailand. Although this is an annual event at..
Thousands gathered in the Egyptian capital on Friday in a mass demonstration against the country's armed forces and its heavy-handed treatment of protesters, which has since drawn international condemnation.
LONDON (AP) - George Michael appeared outside his North London home Friday and acknowledged that he had nearly died during his monthlong battle with pneumonia. "I..
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - A fuel pipeline exploded in Colombia on Friday, killing at least 11 people, injuring more than 70 others, and destroying homes. The explos..
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people have contracted hepatitis C from an infected organ donor in Kentucky.  ..
More than 1,000 people are missing in the aftermath of a tropical storm that wreaked havoc across the southern Philippines last weekend, the country's government said Friday, as it grappled with the mounting humanitarian crisis in the region.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney favors economic policies that would help some succeed but leave most Americans behind. &..
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee veterinary hospital was able to help local families have a merry Christmas by collecting bags of cat hair. Strange as..
Pakistan was abuzz Friday with political rumor and intrigue about the possibility of a looming clash between elected leaders and the military after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said he believed plots were under way to topple the government.
A North Korean soldier lifts his binoculars, watching us watching him.
North Korea will admit delegations from the South that wish to visit Pyongyang to express their condolences following the death of the leader Kim Jong Il, according to a statement posted on a government website run by the North.
Heavy rains and flooding have killed at least 23 people in Tanzania and displaced more than 4,000 others, state-run media reported.
India approved quotas for minority groups Thursday in a move that was widely seen as the ruling party's attempt to woo Muslim voters in a key state.
Vaclav Havel, the shy but iron-willed Czech writer endowed with a playful sense of humor and a powerful moral compass, is to be buried Friday, with world leaders and ordinary people gathering at Prague Castle to say final farewells.
A wave of explosions across Baghdad killed dozens of people Thursday and spread fears that Iraq's government could collapse in the wake of the U.S. military's departure.
Nature abhors a vacuum but terrorism relishes one. And Iraq appears to be offering new space for al Qaeda and other militant groups, as political rivalries and sectarian animosities deepen.
France's parliament passed a controversial Armenian genocide draft law Thursday, making it a crime to publicly deny the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks last century, a National Assembly press officer said.