FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending himself against criticisms leveled at him for vacationing in Florida as a blizzard pummeled the East Coast and dum..
An American businessman who lost his company, health and freedom in Russia is now struggling to merely stay alive.
Suspected U.S. drone strikes killed four militants Friday in Pakistan\'s tribal areas, intelligence officials said.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A debate is unfolding over an unusual offer from Mississippi's governor: He will free two sisters imprisoned for an armed robbery that netted $11, but one wom..
The flooding in the Australian state of Queensland will cost \"hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars,\" Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Friday as she toured the devastation.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said U.N. security forces are \"authorized to use all necessary means to protect its personnel\" and any others at the location where Ivory Coast\'s president-elect is based. LONG CONFLICT |
At least two people were killed and 14 others were wounded in a wave of bombings targeting Christian homes in Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said.
A judge in Moscow sentenced Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former head of the Russia\'s Yukos oil company, and his business partner to 14 years in prison on corruption charges.
Yemen is releasing hundreds of jailed insurgents after the president\'s directive to free 500 detainees as part of a peace agreement, the country\'s embassy in Washington announced.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Protests against a sharp increase in fuel prices intensified and turned violent in Bolivia on Thursday, as thousands of demonstrators demanded President Evo ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The era of the FEMA trailer - a symbol of the prolonged rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina - might be drawing to a close in New Orleans. Citing the remaining 221 ..
Closed-circuit TV footage that led British police to identify Stephen Griffiths as a serial killer shows the self-proclaimed \"Crossbow Cannibal\" in the hallway outside his apartment shortly after he killed one of his victims.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Delta flight en route from Detroit to Phoenix has made an emergency landing in Colorado Springs after having trouble with one of its engines. Fligh..
At least 14 civilians died when a mini-bus struck a road mine in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Police in Jamaica say a woman killed a newborn baby girl by throwing her out a second-story window at the island's largest maternity hospital. Constable Ya..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The International House of Pancakes has dropped its legal flap against a Missouri church over their shared initials. The Glendale-based flapjack chain accused th..
WASHINGTON (AP) - You paid your Medicare taxes all those years and want your money's worth: full benefits after you retire. Nearly three out of five people say in a recent Associat..
China\'s anti-pornography campaign shut down more than 60,000 pornographic websites this year, with police investigating almost 2,200 criminal cases, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Thursday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The U.S. coal industry had its deadliest year in nearly two decades in 2010, with much of the death toll stemming from a single explosion. As of Thursday, ..
DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling nearly 15,000 trucks and crossovers due to problems with electrical systems that can short and create a fire. The Detroit automaker said Thursday t..