U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks paint a picture of corruption in Afghanistan at every level -- except for Agriculture Minister Asif Rahimi, \"about whom no allegations of bribery exist.\" WHERE IS ASSANGE? | FULL STORY
Some 22 people have been killed in a raging fire near Haifa in northern Israel, Israeli ambulance service officials told CNN Thursday.
The partying lifestyle of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had left him \"a complete mess\" by the fall of 2009, according to a Berlusconi confidant quoted in a U.S. diplomatic cable.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican on Thursday released documentation showing Pope Benedict XVI sought as early as 1988 to find quicker ways to permanently remove priests who raped an..
The Swedish Supreme Court refused Thursday to hear an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of an arrest warrant for suspicion of rape and sexual molestation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The presidential panel investigating the massive Gulf oil spill will likely recommend to President Barack Obama next year new ways for both the federal government..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is occasionally mentioned as a long-shot presidential candidate, accused President Barack Obama in a magazine interview of bre..
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Google Inc. has acknowledged that it trespassed when it took a photo of a Pittsburgh-area house for its Street View service, but will pay only $1 in damages to a ..
The chemistry of the world\'s oceans is changing at a rate not seen for 65 million years, with far-reaching implications for marine biodiversity and food security, according to a new United Nations study released Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the year her American husband has been detained in Cuba, accused of spying for the U.S., Judy Gross has been forced to sell the family home in Maryland and mov..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge says a pilot program to fix homes with tainted drywall made by a major Chinese manufacturer is progressing well. At a hearing Thursday, U.S. Dist..
MOSCOW (AP) - Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables portray Russia as a virtual "mafia state" where criminals work closely with the country's powerful security agencies, men enter the Krem..
MORENCI, Mich. (AP) - Morenci Mayor Keith Pennington says his small southern Michigan town has been humbled by tragedy but won't be satisfied until three missing brothers are home...
NEW YORK (AP) - Signs that the retail and housing markets are improving encouraged traders to extend a stock rally into a second day Thursday. Major retailers reported sales in N..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A clinical psychologist for a federal prison hospital says a former street preacher charged in the abduction of Elizabeth Smart believes he will fight and def..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The health care cuts proposed by leaders of President Barack Obama's deficit commission would reach virtually every corner of society, making cost curbs in the ne..
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who said he was "tormented" by his crimes was sentenced to death on Thursday for the killings of a woman and her two daughters in a grueso..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground in his push for Senate ratification of a stalled nuclear treaty as once-reluctant Republicans signaled a willingness to back ..
LONDON (AP) - The European Central Bank stepped up efforts to contain the continent's government debt crisis, as bank president Jean-Claude Trichet announced it would prolong measu..
Africa could be able to feed itself in a generation, says a new study being presented to five African presidents Thursday.