MILAN (AP) - Stock markets around the world plunged Thursday as rising signs of a U.S. recession combined with renewed worries over the financial health of Europe's banks. &nb..
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Chocolate maker Hershey Co. is facing questions about the working conditions of foreign students in warehouse jobs. About 150 people picketed ..
LONDON (AP) - A new oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, although energy company BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its operations and was far from the s..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A judge is allowing a new owner to reopen an Ohio funeral home that cremated the wrong child's body and had its license suspended. The state..
The family of a slain Peruvian woman is urging prosecutors to file their case against murder suspect Joran van der Sloot, warning that he may be released by December unless the case goes ahead.
Venezuela will nationalize the exploration and mining of gold in the country, President Hugo Chavez said. \"We are going to start bringing the gold to our national bank,\" he said.
In the midst of the looting in north London, I saw a young man being arrested for attempting to steal a TV from a shopping mall.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) - Doctors in Trinidad say the Caribbean island's prime minister is among the nearly 1,700 people who have been diagnosed with dengue.  ..
ISTANBUL (AP) - The United Nations appealed for $1.2 billion Wednesday for famine victims in Somalia and its Horn of Africa neighbors and Muslim nations pledged to contribute $350 ..
The death and discord plaguing Syria hit home for the United Nations on Wednesday as the world body temporarily withdrew some staff members amid the violence there. FULL STORY | GIRL KILLED AS PARENTS FLEE
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hackers again have targeted a California transit agency that came under fire last week for turning off cell phone service in its stations to thwart a potential..
Rebel fighters in Libya, trying to take over a key western city, faced stiff resistance from Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces on Wednesday, a rebel commander said.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Federal officials say dead bats have been reported at the Madison airport, the origin of a recent Georgia-bound flight with a bat on board. T..
MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has resumed production of ground turkey at an Arkansas plant linked to a salmonella outbreak. Cargill spokes..
Thousands of Indians took to the streets Wednesday in a show of solidarity with a 72-year-old activist arrested a day earlier as he prepared to go on a public hunger strike to push for stronger anti-corruption measures.
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The dispute between a Kentucky man and a surgeon over the necessity of amputating the patient's penis during surgery in 2008 is set to go to trial this week..
BOSTON (AP) - A married Massachusetts man is facing charges of wooing women he met online, then stealing more than $200,000 from them. Albert Lovering, of Waltham..
NEW YORK (AP) - Wells Fargo plans to test a $3 monthly fee for debit cards starting this fall. The San Francisco-based bank said the fee will be applied to checki..
Public health officials say nearly 500 people have died of cholera in Cameroon this month, and 13,000 cases have been reported in the country this year.
NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) - A clothing company is offering money to Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his fellow "Jersey Shore" cast members - so they'll stop wearing the brand on th..