Two U.S. hikers detained in Iran on espionage charges have been sentenced to eight years in prison, state-run TV reported Saturday. They have 20 days to appeal their sentence.
A charter flight crashed Saturday near Resolute Bay in northern Canada, killing 12 people and injuring three others, First Air said.
U.K. defense officials are aware of an incident involving the Red Arrows aerobatic team and are investigating, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said Saturday.
A long-range missile fired from the Gaza Strip struck the Israeli port city of Ashdod, injuring three people Saturday, authorities said.
At least 18 persons were killed and 20 others were injured when a bus skidded off a road in the mountainous region of Kashmir, officials said.
Survivors of a mass shooting attack in Norway returned Saturday for the first time to the island where a gunman went on a rampage a month ago, killing 69 people.
Tunisian forces clashed with unidentified gunmen in central Tunisia overnight, and the \"intensive shooting\" lasted until early Saturday, the country\'s state-run media reported. The military currently has the gunmen surrounded, and is sweeping the area, TAP reported.
Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi may be making preparations for what is described as a \"last stand\" in Tripoli as a months-long NATO air campaign continues amid reports of rebel advances, according to U.S. officials.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Authorities say a doctor who wrote nearly a million prescriptions for a popular painkiller last year has been charged in a strike against a ring that smuggled pres..
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The king is dead. Burger King's spooky "The King" mascot is retiring so the struggling burger chain can refocus its marketing to reach new c..
Rockets flew from Gaza into Israel Friday, a day after a deadly attack on Israeli soldiers and civilians, security officials said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A lawyer for one of two drug companies being sued over a hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas says clinics - not drug manufacturers or distributors - were responsible..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say they are trying to locate the parents of a newborn baby discovered in a shoebox outside a Queens home. Police say the inf..
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America Corp., the nation's largest bank, said Friday that it plans to cut 3,500 jobs by the end of September. The cuts amount to a little..
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge has sentenced a lawyer to three years in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme that involved tips from two lawyers to hedge fund traders..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say masked men in dark clothing stopped a jewelry merchant in his car, beat him and stole $2 million worth of diamonds during a brazen Los Angeles street ..
Mexico\'s National Human Rights Commission has opened an investigation into reports that some indigenous communities in the country continue to practice the ancestral custom of selling their daughters.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the loud and clear consensus of Republicans in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail: Runaway government spending is the problem, not taxes. &..
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Harvey has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and is threatening to bring high winds and several inches of rain to parts of Central America.  ..
Explosions and heavy automatic gunfire were heard hours after at least two suicide bombers attacked the British Council in the Afghan capital Friday, leaving at least eight people dead, officials said.