UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging North Korea to show restraint and calling on both Koreas to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula. The U.N. chief's ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is proposing to ban commercial truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones from behind the wheel. The Transportation Department says the..
BRUSSELS (AP) - It was meant to be an effort to plug Twitter users into the conversation at the summit of European power. Instead it ended in very public embarrassment. European Un..
LONDON (AP) - Britain's government says it could appeal a High Court decision that ruled a temporary limit on the number of non-Europeans allowed to work in the U.K is unlawful. Tw..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is establishing an international scientific panel to investigate the source of the cholera epidemic in Haiti that has killed mor..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's call for a world without nuclear weapons divided Republicans and Democrats on Friday as the Senate slogged through debate on a new arms c..
Dozens of people seeking asylum in Australia after their boat crashed into cliffs along Christmas Island took part in two separate protests on the soil of their prospective home country, a spokesman for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Honda is recalling about 35,000 Passport sport utility vehicles to inspect brackets on the rear suspension that could detach and lead to a crash. The recall invol..
The enhanced presence of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is working to increase stability in that nation and could set the stage for troop withdrawals to begin next summer, says analyst Fareed Zakaria.
The CIA has recalled its top spy in Pakistan out of concern for his safety after terrorist threats against him, a U.S. intelligence official said.
Coalition troops in Afghanistan have been issued new guidelines for conducting night raids, an official from NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said Friday.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port ..
Moody\'s has downgraded debt-stricken Ireland by five notches just days after the Irish parliament approved a multi-billion euro international bailout.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive bipartisan tax package preventing a big New Year's Day tax hike for millions of Americans is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature. The..
TOKYO (AP) - An unemployed Japanese man with a knife attacked students and other passengers waiting on two public buses outside a train station Friday in a rampage that left 13 peo..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A storm that's dumped several inches of snow on the Washington area has stranded some passengers at Reagan National Airport. A spokeswoman for Delta Air Lines say..
More than a month after a raging fire killed 58 residents of an apartment building in Shanghai, China\'s largest metropolis, nagging questions remain: Exactly what caused it? Are apartment residents safe? Survivors and families of victims are seeking a \"jiaodai\" -- an accounting -- and closure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police found a stash of sexually explicit photographs and home videos of scores of women when they searched the home of a car mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleep..
The United States and other countries have given President Laurent Gbagbo a deadline to leave Ivory Coast or risk sanctions, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American who sold his construction business and traveled to Haiti to help earthquake victims was in jail Thursday as authorities investigated allega..