Australian women will soon be able to serve alongside their male counterparts in front-line combat roles -- a notable shift in the push for gender equality in professions historically dominated by men.
DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Congress to give him back his jobs bill. Lobbying for his economic agenda, Obama said Tuesday it has been two week..
WASHINGTON (AP) - As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say - a death toll that would make the food outbr..
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Two men who worked for a pump-repair company have been found dead in a sewage tank at a Maine motel. Kennebunkport Police Chief Craig ..
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal agent says a Michigan man charged with possessing more than 4,000 pounds of explosives and detonation equipment told an informant "when the go..
It will be Shakespeare as nobody has seen it before. Over six weeks next spring, London's Globe Theatre will present all 37 of the Bard's plays in 37 languages, performed by companies from as many countries.
CAIRO (AP) - A Saudi woman was sentenced Tuesday to be lashed 10 times with a whip for defying the kingdom's prohibition on female drivers, the first time a legal punishment has be..
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military decreed Tuesday that the country's first parliamentary elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster will begin Nov. 28, ending months of speculation ..
DUBLIN (AP) - Britain's television network ITV admits that a documentary about the Irish Republican Army mistakenly used a scene from a video game and claimed it was a real IRA att..
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Over months, Venezuelan TV soap opera writer Leonardo Padron built a Twitter following of about 250,000 people by posting more than a dozen messages a day..
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A new type of border fence is apparently forcing drug smugglers to change the way they move their cargo from Mexico to the U.S. The Nogales ..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers ..
The defense will begin presenting its final arguments Tuesday as American Amanda Knox fights to have her murder conviction overturned.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Opening statements have begun in the trial of the doctor accused of killing Michael Jackson with an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol. &nb..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Engineers have begun attaching ropes to the top of the Washington Monument that they will use to rappel up and down the structure to check for cracks and other da..
Six men appeared in a London court Monday charged in connection with an alleged planned terrorist bombing campaign in the United Kingdom. The six were arrested last week in Birmingham as part of what authorities called a "major operation."
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania couple cut down copper wire from 18 utility poles because they needed money to pay for their wedding. O..
A mother who had never set her eyes on her baby, a poor villager who hadn't worked for years, an old man who had never seen his pension money -- these are just some of the thousands of blind Namibians whose lives have genuinely been transformed by the treatment of a woman who they call their "miracle doctor."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Obama administration's appeal of lower court rulings in favor of immigrants who were seeking to avoid being deported.&nbs..
Typhoon Nesat struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon with top winds of 140 kph (87 mph) early Tuesday, the Philippine national weather agency reported.