WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, rebuffed by Congress on a yearlong extension of a Social Security payroll tax cut, said Saturday that it would be "inexcusable" for lawmak..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate passed legislation Saturday extending a Social Security payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for just two months, handing President Barack Obama a part..
Clashes continued in central Cairo early Saturday between several hundred pro-democracy protesters and Egyptian security forces attempting to disperse the crowd.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed confidence in Libya's transition to democracy Saturday, as he paid the first visit to the country by a Pentagon chief.
A pair of military defectors died in clashes between rebel forces and the Syrian army Saturday, two of at least 14 people slain by government security forces cracking down on anti-regime elements, an activist group said.
A powerful political bloc in Iraq won't participate in the country's parliament, a move that would threaten the country's fragile power-sharing arrangement, its leaders said on Saturday.
Violence between pro-democracy activists and Egyptian security forces escalated in central Cairo Friday as they threw Molotov cocktails, rocks and glass at each other.
As Christian Bale approached an impromptu checkpoint leading to this tiny village in eastern China, four men blocking the narrow path started marching toward him in menacing unison.
Russian authorities seized radioactive material that can only be obtained from a nuclear reactor from the luggage of a passenger on a flight from Moscow to Tehran on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Britney Spears is ready to walk down the aisle for the third time. The 30-year-old pop star has agreed to marry her longtime boyfriend and former agent Jason Tra..
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is a double-dipper, collecting a salary and retirement benefits simultaneously. A personal financial disclosure form th..
ST. LOUIS (AP) - After a texting teenager caused a fatal Missouri pileup involving two school buses, state lawmakers had a chance to toughen restrictions on driver cellphone use. I..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds will remain free and unpunished while he appeals his conviction for giving misleading testimony before a grand jury. A federal ju..
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister announced Friday that the country's tsunami-damaged nuclear plant has achieved a stable state of "cold shutdown," a crucial step toward the even..
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions over the past 65 years, and church officials knew about the abuse but faile..
GENEVA (AP) - The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to allow Russia to become its newest member, giving a critical boost to the ailing economy of its biggest trading partner, ..
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar is negotiating peace with major ethnic rebel groups and is determined to achieve a permanent peace with them in three to four years, the government's..
"Carlos the Jackal," once among the world's most wanted fugitives, has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in a series of fatal bombings in the 1980s, a French court said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged six former top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with civil fraud, saying they misled the government and..
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three ex-smokers from Elkhart, Indianapolis and Markelville have collected a total of $5,000 in cash prizes from the state of Indiana for kicking the habit.&nbs..