WASHINGTON (AP) - Preparations for dropping the ban on gay military service have been in the works so long that Tuesday's official repeal is making few waves inside the military.&n..
About 80,000 residents have been ordered to flee and more than 1 million people were urged to evacuate Nagoya, a city in central Japan, Tuesday as a typhoon was expected to hit the area.
Iran has detained six documentary filmmakers on accusations that they worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation's Persian service, activists said on Monday.
A day after authorities announced that the body of a Mexican congressman was found along a highway in the coastal state of Guerrero, lawmakers from his political party called Monday for a swift investigation of his killing.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Tom Wilson Sr., the creator of the hard-luck comic strip character Ziggy, has died, his family said Monday. He was 80. Tom Wilson Jr., who took o..
NEW YORK (AP) - A dozen people were arrested this week after undercover raids in Manhattan's Chinatown revealed that lethal packages of rat and cockroach poison were being sold for..
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice says Texas' new voting maps for Congress and for the Texas House do not met federal anti-discrimination requirements.  ..
Officials from the United Nations and the Gulf Cooperation Council were in Sanaa, Yemen, on Monday, hoping to help organize a peaceful transfer of power as witnesses reported violence in the streets.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - A Massachusetts man who crashed his newly-purchased minivan into six cars at the Portsmouth, N.H., car dealership lot because he couldn't get his money back..
Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi are creating a humanitarian disaster in Bani Walid, the National Transitional Council\'s military spokesman charged Monday. CNN JOURNALIST INJURED |
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday that he still intends to submit an application for statehood to the United Nations Security Council, according to U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky, despite a rising tide of controversy that accompanies the measure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Union leaders say they've reached a tentative deal with some of Southern California's largest grocery chains that would head off the threat of a walkout by more ..
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe's wildlife authority says poachers have begun poisoning watering holes, killing nine elephants and at least five lions in recent weeks. ..
Anders Breivik, who has admitted killing 77 people in Norway in July, will remain in solitary confinement for another four weeks, a judge ruled Monday.
LONDON (AP) - Six independent filmmakers have been detained in Iran, the BBC said Monday, denying an Iranian media report that the group were the broadcasters' staffers.  ..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Thousands of protesters armed with sticks and backed by armed military defectors overran a base of the elite Presidential Guards in Yemen's capital as fighting ..
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A gold-plated necklace recovered from the Titanic has been stolen from an exhibition at Copenhagen's Tivoli amusement park. Park spokes..
GANGTOK, India (AP) - Rescue workers dug through mudslides as they struggled Monday to reach thousands of villagers cut off by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 53 people ..
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - A U.S. energy firm has begun exploratory drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Cyprus despite strong warnings from Turkey not to do so.  ..
An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by pirates in a remote corner of Somalia, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.