WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top offshore drilling regulator says his agency is considering ways to increase civil penalties for companies that violate drilling rules.Current rul..
Police in Mauritius are staging a reconstruction Thursday of the death of an Irish newlywed on the Indian Ocean island this week, they said.
Italy\'s Constitutional Court Thursday struck down key parts of a law that would protect Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from prosecution.
Police in the Republic of Ireland are questioning five suspected IRA dissidents after the discovery of what officers are describing as \"a bomb-making factory,\" they said Thursday.
Mount Etna, Europe\'s most famous volcano, rumbled Wednesday, sending lava down its side. Italian vulcanologists are monitoring the volcano, they said Thursday.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates met with Japanese leaders Thursday to discuss regional security and deepen military ties amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula.
Away from the skyscrapers and the constant hum of city workers jostling in the streets is a part of Dubai the world rarely gets to see. Photographer Ali Alsumayin went in search for the real Dubai and found what he says is its true identity.
Shakes is one of Africa\'s brightest talents with a global reputation. But he\'s unlikely to be signed by Real Madrid, because he is strictly 2D -- the star of the hugely popular South African comic series Supa Strikas.
The protests that have gripped Tunisia in recent weeks are, to say the least, unusual. Organized dissent in the streets is rarely tolerated in Arab states, and human rights groups say the Tunisian government has had a short fuse when dealing with opponents. But what\'s going on in Tunisia is all the more unusual because the protests are being organized and supported through online networks centered on Twitter and Facebook.
The sun beamed down on slowly receding floodwaters Thursday, but authorities cautioned that the danger in Queensland\'s capital was not over.
In what some say is a first for the kingdom, a Saudi woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for abusing her Indonesian maid, according to Saudi media reports.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - President Barack Obama is at University Medical Center in Tucson to visit Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, as well as other victims of Saturday's shoot..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stop the presses - completely. The world's first iPad newspaper, The Daily, is prepping for launch. Journalists have been hired and are in place at multiple U.S...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Census Bureau is confident that official 2010 census results reflected high levels of accuracy, improving from a decade ago. Census Bureau Director Robert Gro..
It\'s been a year since Haiti was rocked by an earthquake. But there is much work left to be done. Here are five ways you can still help.
At least five police officers were killed Tuesday night in what authorities said was a targeted attack in an Abidjan neighborhood, a police source said Wednesday.
Many southerners are voting for an independent Sudan this week, thirsting for freedom from the north. They equate sharia or Islamic law that President Omar al-Bashir has vowed to strengthen with slavery.
Members of the powerful Hezbollah movement and its allies resigned from Lebanon\'s unity government Wednesday, raising fears of renewed political crisis in the region.
SEATTLE (AP) - A California man has been arrested on charges that he made threatening phone calls to the office of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott last month. The U.S. attorney's off..
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - An attorney says an Ohio judge threatened to have a defendant's mouth duct-taped shut after he caused a disruption in court. Twenty-six-year-old Duniek Chri..