Journalists got their first ground-level glance Saturday around Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility -- eying shells of reactor buildings, tons of contaminated water and workers scurrying still to mitigate damage from a crisis that began eight months ago.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Unsparing in their criticism of President Barack Obama, Republican presidential hopefuls disagreed in campaign debate Saturday night about the correct cour..
ROME (AP) - A chorus of Handel's "Alleluia" rang out Saturday as Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian premier, ending a tumultuous 17-year political era and setting in motion a tr..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City is marking the 10th anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587. Hundreds of people gathered at a seaside memorial Satu..
The Arab League announced Saturday that it is suspending Syria's membership after its failure to stop the violence against its people.
A special military task force is scheduled to occupy three of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious slums on Sunday in an effort to gain control of the communities from drug gangs.
Muslims in Switzerland are responding with shock and outrage after a pig carcass and severed swine heads were discovered buried at the site of a proposed mosque.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Capping the worst week in school history, No. 12 Penn State couldn't overcome a 17-point deficit and was stopped short on a 4th-and-1 late in a 17-14 loss..
Bahraini authorities discovered "a terror cell" and have arrested five people for allegedly planning attacks against government and diplomatic buildings as well as unidentified individuals, officials said Saturday.
ROME (AP) - Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi prepared to resign Saturday after parliament's lower chamber passed European-demanded reforms, ending a 17-year political era and sett..
In a beehive of once-empty cement forms, a neighborhood in Bangkok's northern reaches has risen from the waters that have inundated much of the rest of the metropolitan area.
Major league catcher Wilson Ramos has been "found alive," two days after he was reported kidnapped, Venezuelan state TV reported.
Mexico's interior minister, Jose Francisco Blake Mora, was killed in helicopter crash Friday, the government said.
The Syrian government's "systematic" crackdown on civilians amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued Friday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, a key witness in the child sex abuse scandal that has engulfed the school, has been placed on administrative lea..
Another news conferencehas taken place at Penn State. Officials were expected to address the growing scandal there. This all centers around the alleged sexual abuse of a number of ..
SAGUARO LAKE, Ariz. (AP) - A lot of cats get stuck in trees, but an Arizona kitty was perched atop a giant saguaro cactus for at least three days before finally coming down on its ..
The Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations was effectively stalled Friday after the Security Council approved a report stating its inability "to make a unanimous recommendation."
BOSTON (AP) - The Occupy protests have attracted students at elite colleges across the country, and some of them know their involvement can seem contradictory. Sc..
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Wegmans Food Markets says 4,000 pounds of its mashed sweet potatoes are being recalled because of possible contamination with pieces of white plastic. &..