NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks rose Tuesday after President Barack Obama and Republican leaders agreed to a package of tax cuts and an extension of unemployment benefits. Bond prices fell ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government said late Monday it had reached a deal to sell its remaining holdings of Citigroup common stock and will end up turning a profit of $12 billion on ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors have told her that further cancer treatment will do no good. And Elizabeth Edwards may be just weeks away from the disease taking her life. A friend who's..
Six suspected members of a Kurdish militant group were seized Tuesday in southern France, government authorities said.
HOUSTON (AP) - A technician responsible for monitoring gas levels told federal investigators Tuesday he never considered using his authority to stop work on the doomed Gulf of Mexi..
A temple in Varanasi, India, was hit by an explosion Tuesday, injuring at least five people, according to officials.
The British lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday he planned to talk with London police about an arrest warrant out for his client.
LONDON (AP) - A British judge denied Julian Assange bail on Tuesday after the WikiLeaks founder told a London court he would fight efforts to extradite him to Sweden to face a sex-..
A second day of talks will take place Tuesday between Iran and some of the countries trying to put the brakes on its nuclear program.
With potential for unrest looming, Haitians waited anxiously Tuesday to hear results of the presidential vote held over a week ago.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy wrapped up his four-day visit to India on Tuesday, securing defense, energy and aviation deals worth billions of dollars.
Two armed attackers burst into a kindergarten and set fire to the school building in the violence-plagued border city of Juarez, state media reported.
NATO\'s goal of ending combat operations in Afghanistan and leaving security in local hands by the end of 2014 is realistic, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday on his second visit to the nation in 2010.
Shark experts began arriving in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Tuesday to investigate what led to four attacks over the last week that killed a German woman and injured three snorkelers, officials said.
London - The founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has turned himself in to British authorities.Julian Assange was arrested this morning on a Swedish warrant. He..
Debt-stricken Ireland may face another round of tough economic measures when the Irish finance minister unveils the country\'s 2011 budget Tuesday.
Colombia\'s president says devastating flooding forced him to cancel his scheduled trip to the U.N.\'s climate change conference this week -- even though global warming could be causing the disaster his country faces.
A 14-year-old accused of ruthless killings on behalf of a Mexican drug cartel boss is a U.S. citizen, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said Monday.
The Taliban claimed responsibility Monday for two explosions in Pakistan\'s tribal region. The blasts came as government officials were about to meet with members of a volunteer militia set up to fight militants in the area.
A series of U.S. diplomatic cables from early this year directly accused Syria of supplying advanced weaponry, including SCUD ballistic missiles, to the Shiite militia Hezbollah in Lebanon.