JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have approved a revision to a contentious law that limits online discussion between teachers and students. The House..
Elections are underway in China. Not for the country's presidency but for "Renmin Daibiao," or the National People's Representatives Congress.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned home after undergoing treatment in Saudi Arabia, a government spokesman said Friday.
A military site containing what appears to be radioactive material has been uncovered by revolutionary forces near the southern Libyan city of Sabha.
A trip to Iran to learn more about her family's ancestry became a nightmare for American journalist Roxana Saberi. In January 2009, several men showed up at the Iranian-American's door and carted her off to Evin Prison, the notoriously brutal lockup outside Tehran where three American hikers were recently imprisoned. Like Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer, Saberi was accused of being a spy for the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it will exempt states from requirements of a Bush-era education law if they meet certain conditions the White House favors. &nb..
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Striking teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district have voted to accept a contract, ending a walkout that has kept students out of class for..
GENEVA (AP) - Scientists at the world's largest physics lab say they have clocked subatomic particles traveling faster than light, a feat that - if true - would break a fundamental..
NEW YORK (AP) - A former U.S. envoy to the United Nations says the Obama administration is doing "almost nothing" to protect Iranians from the violence of their own regime. &n..
CINCINNATI (AP) - President Barack Obama is directly challenging House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass his $447 billion jobs bill. &nbs..
NEW YORK (AP) - It sounds like science fiction: While volunteers watched movie clips, a scanner watched their brains. And from their brain activity, a computer made rough reconstru..
Tropical Storm Ophelia intensified a bit as it moved west over the central Atlantic early Thursday, but posed no immediate threat to land, forecasters said.
Government security forces fired on protesters in Yemen's capital Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring at least three, medical sources in Sanaa said.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets ready to address the U.N. General Assembly on Friday, he will look out at some not-so-familiar faces. The neighborhood has changed since last year's global gathering, and Israel faces multiple challenges as a consequence of the unfinished business known as the Arab Spring.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - American diplomats walked out of the U.N. General Assembly as Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivered a fiercely anti-American speech. &nbs..
ATLANTA (AP) - Worried about bedbugs? Maybe you should be more concerned about the insecticides used to get rid of them. A government study counted one death and ..
NEW YORK (AP) - An Amtrak spokesman says power problems have left some New Jersey Transit commuters stranded for over two hours on the busy rail line between New York City and New ..
BERLIN (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI told the German parliament on Thursday that politicians must not sacrifice ethics for power, evoking the Nazi excesses of his homeland as a lesson i..
On the eve of his address at the U.N. General Assembly Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared his country to be "a new model for life to the world."
The death toll climbed to 10 in Japan as the remnants of former Typhoon Roke raced into the northern Pacific on Thursday, government officials said.