A Tunisian workers union has called on President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali to order an independent inquiry into the deaths of demonstrators protesting high unemployment and poor living conditions in Tunisia.
A Christian man was shot to death and five other people were wounded Tuesday in an attack on a train in Egypt, the state-run Egyptian news agency MENA reported, citing a local security source.
A much-awaited review of Haiti\'s disputed presidential election has been completed but not yet been handed over to the president, the head of the monitoring team said Tuesday.
Pyongyang\'s development of nuclear weapons and missile technology is putting North Korea on a path to \"becoming a direct threat to the United States,\" U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge on Tuesday ordered the personal physician of Michael Jackson to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter after hearing testimony that he administered a l..
China took its latest powerful toy, a new stealth fighter jet, out for its first test spin Tuesday, leading U.S. Defense Secretary Gates to wonder whether the flight was scheduled to coincide with his visit.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Drug-sniffing dogs found nearly $100,000 worth of cocaine and heroin aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in a federal investigation of an employee smuggling ring...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A bill to abolish the death penalty in Illinois is on its way to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. The state Senate voted 32-25 Tuesday to abolish the punishment...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is honoring the memory of those who died in the Haiti earthquake as the one year anniversary of the disaster approaches. In a statement rel..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A coroner who performed the autopsy on Michael Jackson testified Tuesday that the pop star's death would have been classified a homicide even if the singer gave ..
Recent heavy rains across Sri Lanka caused flooding and landslides that left thousands homeless, killed 13 people and injured 44 others, the country\'s disaster management agency said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two units of Charles Schwab Corp. on Tuesday agreed to pay a total $118.9 million to settle federal regulators' civil charges of making misleading statements abou..
ATLANTA (AP) - The nation's largest farm lobbying group says if state lawmakers crack down on illegal immigrants, they should also help farmers who need seasonal labor. Delegates t..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal safety officials urged Tuesday that aircraft owners be required to retrofit small planes with shoulder-lap seatbelts, but stopped short of calling for the..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A coroner's official said Tuesday that Michael Jackson was mostly healthy, but the doctor charged in his death provided substandard care. Dr. Christopher Rogers ..
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner now that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Tour guides in Philadelphia want a federal appeals court to decide if they can be required to pass a history test and be licensed. But judges hearing arguments ..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Doctors say an Arizona congresswoman is breathing on her own after being shot in the head. Dr. Michael Lemole, Giffords' neurosurgeon, says they've left a brea..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Struggling entertainment site MySpace says it is cutting 47 percent of its staff worldwide, or about 500 people. Mike Jones, the chief executive of MySpace, said..
U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 if Afghans want them to, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.