WASHINGTON (AP) - A week after Hurricane Irene caused massive flooding as it barreled up the East Coast, President Barack Obama is getting a firsthand look at the damage in New Jer..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist a..
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross is pressing Syria\'s leaders for access to detainees held by the government amid reports of widespread abuse in the conflict-wracked nation, the agency said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday refused to give ground in an increasingly harsh diplomatic confrontation with Turkey, once his country\'s strongest ally in the region.
Documents seized at the Libyan intelligence headquarters have unearthed new insights into the CIA\'s \"surprisingly close relationship\" with their counterparts in the Gadhafi regime.
All 21 people aboard a military plane that went missing off Chile\'s Pacific coast, near the Juan Fernandez islands, are dead, Defense Minister Andres Allamand said Saturday, CNN Chile reported.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Lee were falling in southern Louisiana and pelting the Gulf Coast on Saturday as the storm's center trudged slowly toward land, w..
More than 2 million anti-government protesters gathered on Friday in Changes Squares across Yemen calling on revolutionary forces to take decisive action against President Ali Abdullah Saleh\'s regime and at any costs.
Turkey ordered the expulsion of Israel\'s ambassador and other senior diplomats stationed there on Friday, a dramatic slap against its one-time close ally over its failure to apologize for a deadly raid last year on a Gaza-bound ship in a flotilla loaded with humanitarian aid.
Riot police clashed Friday in suburbs across Bahrain\'s capital of Manama with thousands of demonstrators enraged at the government\'s denial of responsibility in the death of a 14-year-old boy, a human rights advocate in the Arab nation said.
India\'s anti-corruption movement may be basking in the warm afterglow of success after getting the undivided attention of the country -- and its parliamentarians -- on the question of an independent watchdog body to deal with dishonest politicians and government employees.
Abdul Hakeem Belhaj is one of the most effective commanders among anti-Gadhafi forces in Libya. He also fought alongside al Qaeda in the dying days of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
In hindsight, Aicha el-Wafi can see that the warning signs about her son Zacarias Moussaoui were present as he was growing up in southern France.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and Mexico are working toward a deal on how to share and regulate oil in reservoirs crossing their maritime border. The State Departmen..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tropical Storm Lee has cut off just under half of the normal oil production from the Gulf of Mexico's U.S. waters. That's the word from the fed..
MIAMI (AP) - Katia has regained hurricane strength far out in the Atlantic and forecasters say it is expected to continue getting stronger. Katia (KAH'-tee-yah) w..
Authorities in Pakistan\'s tribal region believe the Taliban have abducted around 30 young people on an outing there.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean. The USG..
Somalia, Myanmar and Afghanistan have the lowest scores on Transparency International\'s Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures how people in 178 countries and territories view corruption in their public sectors.
Edward \"Ned\" Kelly packed a lot of living, stealing and killing in his scant 25 years.