Top diplomats from the U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan claim to be gaining ground with plans to reach a peace deal with the Afghan Taliban, but revealed little about their progress.
A Guatemalan court convicted and sentenced four former soldiers Tuesday to more than 6,000 years each in prison for their role in a massacre of 250 people during the country\'s civil war, state media reported.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California district attorney has released two new videos in the case of Jaycee Dugard's convicted kidnapper Phillip Garrido, one showing Garrido's wife ..
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey politician who emailed a woman nude photos of himself that were posted on a GOP activist's website says he's resigning and that he'll consider all..
CHICAGO (AP) - Seven people in Illinois have been sickened with salmonella poisoning in a national outbreak authorities say is likely linked to ground turkey. Ove..
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Texas prosecutors have played an audio recording of a polygamist religious leader instructing his 14-year-old "spiritual wife" on how to please him sexuall..
DHOBLEY, Somalia (AP) - Somalis with new uniforms and guns, reportedly purchased by Kenya's government, are supposed to be guarding the Kenya-Somalia border against Islamist insurg..
ROME (AP) - An Italian parliamentary commission on Tuesday approved a draft law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public. The draft passe..
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister says Kabul has yet to contact the insurgent leaders it needs to for meaningful peace talks to begin. Jawed ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Congress to settle a dispute and end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration before lawmakers leave Washington..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in will attend events in New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington in September to mark..
\"Brother of a whore,\" men shout, as they hurl corpses into a river. \"Animals.\" \"Dogs.\" This scene, said to be shot in Syria, surfaced in a video on YouTube, where images of violence have emerged consistently since unrest started in March. PRESSURE MOUNTS | HOTBED OF REBELLIOUSNESS |
WASHINGTON- The Senate has passed the debt deal, avoiding default. The bill was approved in a 76-24 vote. The bill needed 60 votes to pass. The debt ceiling has been raised by at l..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Aides to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords say she wants to return to her job in Washington if her physical and mental recovery allows it. A day after she..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey, but the government so far has declined to s..
The crucial senate vote is underway right now. So will Florida senate leaders support the measure? The majority Democratic senate needs 60 votes to pass the debt compromise, which ..
The operator of Japan\'s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has detected the highest radiation levels at the facility since the initial earthquake and tsunami five months ago, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Emily was not well organized Tuesday but could gain strength as it moves across the northeastern Caribbean towards the Dominican Republic and Haiti, the National Hurricane Center said.
The Ramadan offensive has begun here, an obvious date to rally supporters of the al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab militant group, but this year feels a little different.
A 71-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into phone hacking, London\'s Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.