WASHINGTON (AP) - On the brink of failure, members of a special deficit-cutting committee blamed each other Sunday for the intransigence that has gridlocked the panel in its quest ..
Egyptian blogger Aliaa Magda Elmahdy has become a household name in the Middle East and sparked a global uproar after a friend posted a photo of her naked on Twitter. Here she talks exclusively to CNN about why.
At least 19 people were killed in cities across Syria during a government crackdown on Saturday against those in opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a U.K.-based human rights group.
Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has been captured in the Libyan desert after weeks on the run, senior military commanders said Saturday.
Fighting between police and protesters Saturday injured 168 people, state media reports, and prompted a call from a prominent grass-roots group for citizens to resist the military-led government.
More than 40 percent of the world's population does not have access to a toilet, creating a a global sanitation crisis, says Jenna Davis
U.S. President Barack Obama declared his nine-day Asia-Pacific trip a success on Saturday, returning to the trip's domestic impact after focusing for days on the United States' role in the region and its relationship with China.
Cell phone carriers in Pakistan say they have been told to ban the use of about 1,500 words deemed indecent or offensive in text messages.
The Obama administration plans to impose fresh sanctions against Iran's petrochemical industry, diplomatic sources familiar with the plans said Friday.
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) - A poster for a play with "Sex" in the title has been banned from a northeast Ohio courthouse. Tuscarawas (tus-kuh-RAW'-uhs) County c..
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Scott Paterno says his father, Joe Paterno, has a treatable form of lung cancer.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material m..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey child welfare officials have taken custody of a baby born to a couple whose other three children with Nazi-inspired names were removed nearly two yea..
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Seizing an opportunity for historic progress in repressive Myanmar, President Barack Obama is dispatching Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the lo..
GENEVA (AP) - The chances have risen that Einstein was wrong about a fundamental law of the universe. Scientists at the world's biggest physics lab said Friday th..
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - The NCAA has told Penn State it will investigate the school in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus, and cost its former pres..
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - More than 2 million years ago, scores of whales congregating off the Pacific Coast of South America mysteriously met their end. Maybe they ..
VIENNA (AP) - The U.S. and its Western allies bluntly accused Iran on Friday of deceiving the world by trying to hide work on nuclear arms, as the U.N. atomic agency passed a new r..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have forced Congress to balance its budget every year as a way to reverse years of deficit s..
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will send Hillary Clinton to Myanmar next month, the first visit by a U.S. secretary of state in more than 50 years.
The U.N. nuclear watchdog's governing council adopted a resolution Friday expressing "deep and increasing concern about the unresolved issues regarding the Iranian nuclear program."