SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - Hundreds of schools across the Northeast were closed Monday after an unseasonably early storm dumped up to 30 inches of heavy, wet snow that snapped pow..
Worries about high tides overwhelming parts of Thailand in recent days have morphed into fears about water- and insect-borne diseases in the flood-ravaged country.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages, an escalating problem that has placed pati..
Syrians aiming to write a new constitution for the strife-torn country will meet for the first time on Monday, the state news agency reported Sunday, after a weekend of intense violence.
The Palestinian group Islamic Jihad announced an immediate cease-fire with Israel on Sunday following a sharp rise in violence in the past several days.
Two sites containing chemical weapons were found in Libya, National Transitional Council's outgoing prime minister Mahmoud Jibril said Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they..
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) - Crews have suspended rescue efforts for three people missing since an explosion at a Kansas grain elevator that killed three workers and injured two. &nb..
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - Heavy, wet snow is putting a damper on leaf-peeping season in the Northeast. The colorful leaves still on trees only made the branches..
NEW YORK (AP) - Passengers on a JetBlue plane were stranded on the tarmac in Connecticut for more than seven hours Saturday. A passenger on a plane diverted to Br..
Nine American, including four U.S. troops, were among those killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's capital yesterday, a western diplomat told CNN Sunday. The blast also claimed the lives of two British civilians, a Kosovo naitonal and a Canadian soldier.
A humanitarian crisis looms in Thailand after the worst floods in decades left parts of Bangkok and other areas of the country submerged, relief agencies warned Sunday.
A suicide bomber who carried out an attack in Somalia this weekend was an American citizen of Somali descent, a website associated with the Al-Shabaab Islamist movement claimed Sunday.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Britain's Foreign Office says two British civilians working for a building contractor were among the victims of a weekend suicide bombing of a NATO convoy..
For thousands of astrophysicists around the world, the German Roentgen satellite ("ROSAT") was no mere rubbish; it was an old and important friend.
The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was put on hold for two months pending a decision on whether to replace the judge, his lawyer told CNN on Sunday.
A South Sudan rebel group warned the United Nations and residents to leave a remote border state within three days or risk coming under fire as it launches an attack on the local government.
Syrian forces pounded the western city of Homs Saturday with jets and tanks, sustaining fire with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades, activists told CNN.
The unusually early snowstorm bringing heavy, wet snow to the East Coast has knocked out power to more than 1.7 million customers. More than 540,000 people are without power i..
Two Islamic Jihad commanders were among seven militants killed Saturday by Israeli strikes targeting a training camp in Rafah, Gaza, according to the militant group and medical sources.