The U.S. State Department got personal in its complaints against the Syrian government Thursday, accusing it of a \"targeted, brutal attack\" on a popular Syrian political cartoonist, Ali Farzat.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio have discovered that small flags being swiped from a police memorial were being squirreled away. Two Toledo officers watched on..
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Mandatory evacuation orders for parts of North Carolina\'s Outer Banks will take effect Thursday morning as state emergency officials prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irene, now battering the Bahamas with sustained winds of 115 mph.
Airlines are beginning to cancel flights and get planes out of the way as Hurricane Irene barrels toward the U.S. East Coast. The storm is likely to force hundred..
WASHINGTON (AP) - America is swiftly becoming a granny state. Less frail and more involved, today's grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in mor..
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Police say a radical Muslim sect has killed 12 people in a brazen daylight attack in northeast Nigeria that saw members bomb a police station and rob two ..
After months of psychological torment by guards loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, when a commotion arose outside the door of his solitary confinement cell in Tripoli\'s most notorious prison, Matthew VanDyke was sure he was going to be executed.
An 80-year old Austrian man has been taken into custody for allegedly sexually abusing his wife and his two mentally disabled daughters for more than 40 years, police and a prosecutor said Thursday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A university in Ohio has found more bedbugs in its newest residence hall and has moved a few students, including one who's staying in a hotel. &nb..
NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) - More than 120 people evacuated an Oregon hotel following an early morning explosion, and authorities are investigating whether it was the result of a drug-maki..
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Navy has ordered ships in southeastern Virginia to head out to safer waters to protect them from Hurricane Irene, which is approaching the East Coast.&..
The African Union plans to host a delayed summit Thursday to raise funds for famine victims amid mounting criticism over the continent\'s weak response to the disaster.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new AP-GfK poll shows Americans' outlook for the economy has dimmed since earlier this summer. It also shows confidence in President Barack Obama's handling of ..
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Here's something for your Twitter feed: "Tweet" has earned a spot in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. The term, used both as a noun and a v..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detention centers at train stations.&..
NEW YORK (AP) - A luxury SUV loved by the rich and the not-so-rich is also loved by thieves. The Cadillac Escalade is now the most likely vehicle to be targeted by crooks.&nbs..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says President George W. Bush rejected his advice in 2007 to bomb a suspected nuclear reactor site in Syria. The New York T..
WASHINGTON (AP) - With marriages at an all-time low, Southern and Western states rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher..
Floods in northwest Pakistan have claimed more than 30 lives as a riverbank overflowed during recent heavy rains, police said.