At least 45 people, most of them voodoo priests, have been lynched in Haiti since the beginning of the cholera epidemic by angry mobs blaming them for the spread of the disease, officials said.
A Stockholm subway station shut Thursday night as Swedish police converged on an item made to look like a bomb.
Scores of people have died in politically turbulent Ivory Coast over a six-day period, and reports of human rights abuses have mounted in the weeks since the disputed presidential elections, a U.N. official said Thursday.
Police in Rome, Italy, launched a city-wide inspection of embassies after bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies Thursday, injuring one person at each. FULL STORY l Double blast
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is leaning toward a 10-hour driving limit for long-haul truckers but is not completely behind the idea.The Federal Motor Carrier Administ..
A plane carrying thousands of ballots has landed in Southern Sudan ahead of a pivotal referendum there next month.
Indian police issued an alert Thursday in Mumbai, saying four members of a militant group had entered the Indian city and were suspected of plotting violence on the Christmas and New Year\'s holidays.
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama eased into the first day of his Hawaiian vacation Thursday, opting for privacy over publicity after wrapping up a frenzied lame-duck legislat..
The United States and other western powers appealed to Zimbabwe\'s tenuous power-sharing government to ensure a fair and free vote, but officials said an election would not take place anytime soon.
NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors Co. is recalling almost 100,000 vehicles to fix two problems that could cause the rear axle cross pin to shift out of place and the passenger-side ai..
CHICAGO (AP) - Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel can run for Chicago mayor although he spent much of the last two years living in Washington while working for Presiden..
BUSHNELL, Fla. (AP) - A man is trapped underwater and feared dead after the ground gave way at a central Florida limerock mine. Authorities say the mine is located in Bushnell, abo..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer says Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash last year that led to recalls of millions..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates is warning troops that the law allowing gays to serve openly in the military is not officially in effect yet. Though President Bara..
The South Korean army says it has started its military exercises, held just 15 miles from Seoul\'s longtime adversary North Korea, which it has called its largest land and air winter drills.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released documents show the special prosecutor in the Watergate case expressed "extreme interest" in a 1970s criminal investigation of Yankees owner George ..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor and four other Buckeyes must sit out the first five games of the 2011 season for accepting improper benefits. All can st..
A Pakistani-born teenager now living in Wales presented a petition Thursday in London to the British Government in a last-ditch bid to avoid imminent deportation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Slightly fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the second drop in three weeks. That's a sign the job market is slowly healing. The Labor Depar..
Some churches in Iraq plan to tone down festivities following violence targeting Christians in recent weeks.