It was a chilling message: two bodies with signs of torture found hanging from a pedestrian bridge in the border town of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
The father of long-missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway has asked a court to declare her dead, a move the girl\'s mother says came as a surprise.
Explosions rocked two government security offices Thursday morning in Aden, Yemen. The first explosion occurred at the city\'s political security headquarters, while the other was at al-Mualla police station, witnesses said.
A senior U.S. official is blaming the Haqqani Network, run by a father and his sons, for this week\'s attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. If the group claims credit, it will be only the latest attack on its resume of terror. FULL STORY | SHIFT IN STRATEGY?
The Iranian Judiciary said it is considering a request for setting bail in the case of two American hikers accused of spying, the semiofficial Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Armed pirates raided a tanker off the West African coast and kidnapped 23 sailors Wednesday, taking off with the vessel in waters that are increasingly at ris..
LUANDA, Angola (AP) - An Angolan air force plane crashed as it took off from a central base Wednesday, killing 30 people including three generals, state media reported. ..
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Protesters calling for the withdrawal of U.N. peacekeepers from Haiti clashed with police Wednesday outside the earthquake-damaged Haitian National Pal..
CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) - A small, flat fiberglass raft was all 10 oil workers had to escape the leveling winds and towering waves of Tropical Storm Nate as it pounded their..
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An Australian investment banker who is wanted on charges of placing a fake bomb around a student's neck while attempting to extort money from her millionaire..
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A judge is ordering teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district to go back to work. The decision came following arguments by..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An official says 78-year-old U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to slide down an emergency chute to evacuate a flight at Dulles International Airp..
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors have filed child abuse charges against a father accused of throwing his 7-year-old son overboard during a pleasure cruise in California. &..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Duke University and Conservation International researchers say lack of data from shrimp trawlers is a huge problem in getting a national picture of sea turtle de..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California civil rights agency has ordered a Wisconsin company to pay $846,000 for firing a sales manager who had to limit work travel when he was recovering..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Court documents say former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter (SHLEES'-tuhr) will plead guilty to fraud charges linked to a million-dollar ticket-s..
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Doctors said practice was the key to successfully separating conjoined twins at Memphis' Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. For the anesthesia ..
NEW YORK (AP) - Caroline Kennedy says her daughters were "horrified" listening to taped interviews of grandmother Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' old-fashioned views on the role of wom..
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is telling students at the nation's largest evangelical university that they should raise their voices to keep Washington politicians fr..
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The director of an Alabama raptor center says Auburn University's beloved eagle mascot, Spirit, is doing fine after crashing into a stadium luxury box in front ..