The Mexican government announced Wednesday it was strengthening its security operation in the country\'s drug-riven northeast by sending more soldiers and federal police to the states of Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia underwent successful back surgery Wednesday, according to a statement by the Saudi Royal Court.
The swaying of a suspension bridge led to fears it would collapse and resulted in a stampede that killed 456 people at a Cambodian festival, according to government investigators.
The wild tiger population is less than 4 percent of what it was a century ago, and leaders in 13 nations are taking a stand against the poaching and habitat destruction that has decimated the majestic predators\' numbers.
MIAMI (AP) - A supplier of defective Chinese drywall has agreed to settle its part of a class-action lawsuit brought by 79 South Florida homeowners. Attorneys said Tuesday that Ban..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration urged China to press North Korea to halt provocative actions against South Korea, after an artillery attack on the South that the U.S. ca..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A college student has posted a video on the Internet in which he strips down to a Speedo bathing suit to protest security measures at Salt Lake City airport. ..
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A pastor who barred church officials from using Facebook, saying it can lead to adultery, is temporarily stepping down from the pulpit following his admi..
The Pentagon is warning members of Congress that U.S. relations with its allies could be damaged if the whistleblower group, WikiLeaks, carries out its plan to publish more classified records on the Internet.
Pivotal elections will proceed as planned in Haiti despite the cholera outbreak that has now sickened more than 60,000 people and threatens to keep spreading.
At least 24 people were killed when a car bomb exploded in northern Yemen Wednesday, in an attack which the government blames on the local branch of al Qaeda, a local journalist told CNN.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A jury in Virginia has convicted five Somali men of piracy for their attack on a U.S. Navy ship off the coast of Africa. Jurors returned the guilty verdict Wedn..
LONDON (AP) - Several thousand British students protested Wednesday against government plans to triple tuition fees, two weeks after a similar demonstration sparked a small riot. C..
The Irish government was due to unveil its four-year plan to cut public spending and increase taxes -- part of the painful measures the country must take to reduce its national debt.
A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy has not yet been pardoned by Pakistan\'s president, representatives for the president said Wednesday, a day after a provincial governor told CNN that the president is expected to pardon the woman.
GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) - A massive explosion deep inside a New Zealand coal mine Wednesday erased hopes of rescuing 29 miners caught underground by a similar blast five days a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the color-coded terror alert system that became a symbol of the country's post-9/11 jitters and the b..
A second robot has arrived at the site of a mine of New Zealand where an explosion Friday trapped 29 workers underground, police said.
Hours after North Korea\'s deadly artillery attacks, South Korea\'s president said \"enormous retaliation\" is needed to stop Pyongyang\'s incitement. FULL STORY THE CONFLICT l OPINION: DANGEROUS DELUSIONS | KOREAN WAR PHOTOS
The convoy of a leading Haitian presidential candidate came under attack from gunmen, the candidate\'s sister said Tuesday.