TOKYO (AP) - Radioactive debris from melted fuel rods may have seeped deeper into the floor of a Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactor than previously thought, to within a foot from ..
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) - The U.N.'s top climate scientist cautioned climate negotiators Wednesday that global warming is leading to human dangers and soaring financial costs, bu..
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel announced Wednesday that it would release tens of millions of dollars of tax funds owed to the Palestinians, ending a standoff that the Palestinians say has..
LONDON (AP) - Britain ordered Iran on Wednesday to remove all its diplomats from the U.K. within 48 hours following attacks on its embassy and a residential compound in Tehran - on..
Julio Montaner says significant inroads against HIV/AIDS have been made, but many wealthy countries are breaking their pledges to give funds to keep up the fight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say they are considering ways to better share information among airlines, airports and air traffic controllers to prevent passengers from becomi..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - American universities send tens of thousands of students to study abroad every year, thrusting them into one of the most exciting periods of their lives with a h..
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) - No, Virginia, you can't call 911 and ask for Santa Claus. That's what two young children in New York's Hudson Valley have learned. &nbs..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear, cleared the Occupy Los Angeles camp early Wednesday, driving protesters from a park around City Hall and arre..
NEW YORK (AP) - The small town spruce from Pennsylvania that came to make it big in New York City is set to get its chance to shine. The 74-foot Norway spruce wil..
RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters were needed stat after a flying squirrel went nuts in a New Jersey hospital's emergency room. The squirrel kept launching itself ..
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists..
LOS ANGELES, Ca (AP) - Dr. Conrad Murray received the maximum four year punishment for causing Michael Jackson's death. However, his actual time behind bars wi..
The Nigerian senate has passed a bill banning same-sex marriages, defying a threat from Britain to withhold aid from nations violating gays rights.
ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Prosecutors in Aruba are hoping to persuade an appeals court to put an American man back behind bars as early as Wednesday morning. Businessman Gary Giordano le..
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in Myanmar on a historic visit to the long-isolated Southeast Asian nation to test the new gov..
Hashim Khan, an anti-Taliban tribal leader, was killed in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday when a bomb hidden in his car detonated, police said.
Gary Giordano, a U.S. citizen held in Aruba in connection with the disappearance of a Maryland woman, is expected to be set free Tuesday after weeks in detention.
Reveling in their opportunity to vote in a post-Mubarak era, Egyptians headed to the polls Tuesday for the second day of the country's parliamentary elections.
Britain condemned Iran for allowing protesters to storm its embassy and a separate diplomatic compound in Tehran, warning there will be \"serious consequences\" as a result.