BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian peace plan brokered by the Arab League unraveled Friday as security forces killed 15 people, opening fire on thousands of protesters who denounced President ..
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's president says the international community is closer to pursuing a military solution to the standoff over Iran's nuclear program than a diplomatic one.&nb..
CANNES, France (AP) - The International Monetary Fund will monitor Italy's financial reform efforts, Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Friday, a humbling step for one of the world's b..
CANNES, France (AP) - Conceding a fragile global recovery and plodding job growth back home, President Barack Obama said Friday he is confident European leaders are fixing their om..
A Texas man who is a self-proclaimed supporter of Anonymous says he's joining the hacking ring's purported fight against one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal prosecutor is warning parents not to try a new scheme for dodging vaccines: sending items infected with chickenpox through the mail. &..
RANSON, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities say a report of an exploding package and white powder at a West Virginia post office turned out to be just a malfunctioning fluorescent light bulb...
Iraq's prime minister will visit the White House next month, just a couple of weeks before American service members are scheduled to depart from the country.
Despite government promises two days ago to pull back from intense confrontations with protesters, Syrian security forces fanned out in force after Friday prayers, surrounding mosques to prevent demonstrations and used gunfire to disperse crowds, opposition groups said.
The Israeli military says it advised two aid ships headed to the Palestinian territory of Gaza to turn back, but asserted that the activists on board the "Freedom Waves" mini-flotilla were refusing to cooperate.
Turkey's judicial system faced an uproar this week after one of the country's highest courts upheld a decision to reduce sentences against 26 men convicted of having sex with a 13-year old girl. Public outrage stemmed from a court ruling that the 13-year old girl had willingly engaged in "consensual" sexual relations with the 26 men.
China's Foreign Ministry weighed in on the widespread anxiety over Iran's nuclear program on Friday, urging Iran to be flexible with the U.N. nuclear agency but staunchly deploring force amid talk of strikes against the country.
Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a crunch confidence vote Friday, after days of political turmoil sparked by his proposal to hold a referendum on an international bailout.
New reports detailing how authorities in Ohio responded when dozens of exotic animals escaped last month show that a lion and a bear charged at deputies before they were shot and k..
RANSON, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities have evacuated a West Virginia post office after a package exploded and sprayed an unidentified white powder. Firefighter spokesm..
NEW YORK (AP) - Groupon, the company that pioneered online group discounts, has begun trading as a public company. The stock jumped nearly 50 percent in the openi..
EXETER, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney will address one of the 2012 presidential contest's defining issues when he offers his plan to slash federal spending before a gathering of tea part..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she has no "inside information" on the sexual harassment allegations swirling about GOP rival Herman Cain ..
Two Swedish journalists charged with terrorism in Ethiopia face years in prison after their arrest in a prohibited region along the nation's border with Somalia.
A Buddhist nun in southwest China has died after setting herself on fire, the 11th Tibetan -- and second nun -- to self-immolate since March.