TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Ella the therapy dog had never been to university before. Judging by her smile - yes, she smiles, her owner insists - the experience suited h..
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Federal officials have issued a warning to a California man who has been donating cups of his sperm to women who want kids. Trent Arsenault..
Syria has signed an Arab League proposal aimed at ending violence between government forces and protesters, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem announced Monday.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle ministry is being sued over alleged sexual abuse at a Haitian orphanage whose finances it manages. A lawsuit filed in E..
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's Yonhap news agency says North Korea has conducted a short-range missile test on the day the country announced the death of leader Kim Jong I..
Rescue workers have found a raft with up to 15 people aboard near an offshore Russian drilling rig that capsized in the Sea of Okhotsk -- but it was unclear if they were alive, officials said Monday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died. He was 69. Kim's death was announced Monday by the state t..
Clashes between pro-democracy protesters and Egypt's security forces erupted for a third consecutive day Sunday as reports of casualties escalate.
Devastation from a tropical storm that deluged the southern Philippines mounted on Sunday, with the death toll rising to 569.
Afghanistan's government can't hold peace talks with its Taliban insurgents until the Islamic militia identifies a representative with the authority to negotiate, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in an interview that aired Sunday.
The semi-official Fars news agency in Iran on Sunday broadcast video showing what it called the confessions of an alleged U.S. spy.
As many as 550 Palestinian inmates are scheduled to be released from Israeli prisons Sunday in the second phase of the deal that won the freedom of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, a spokeswoman for the Israeli prisons authority told CNN.
Pakistan's president will return to the country "very soon," after having received medical treatment in Dubai, his spokesman told CNN Sunday.
About 500 U.S. soldiers cross into Kuwait, ending almost nine years of war in Iraq. It marks the end of the largest troop drawdown for the U.S. since Vietnam.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Yale University librarian says the slogan "We are the 99 percent" by Occupy Wall Street protesters is the year's most notable quote. Fred Shapiro has rele..
SEATTLE (AP) - As the first signs of an economic recovery make the news, many of the nation's nonprofit organizations are digging in for another three to four years of financial di..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tanya Bradsher felt a rush of relief each morning when the updates came in letting her know how many U.S. troops were left in Iraq. Each time th..
Former Czech President Vaclav Havel, one of the leading anti-Communist dissidents of the 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 75, Czech Television announced Sunday.
Israel's Construction and Housing Ministry announced Sunday plans to build 1,000 new homes in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say they are questioning a man in connection to the death of a New York City woman set on fire in the elevator of her apartment building. New York Polic..