The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights describes a dire human rights situation in Syria and calls on the world community to prevent "full-blown civil war."
NEW YORK (AP) - The new iPhone is now available in stores. Apple Inc. started selling the iPhone 4S in the U.S. at 8 a.m. Eastern. It'll be available at 8 a.m. in..
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Former sexual partners of a 26-year-old man infected with HIV are being asked to come forward or be tested for the virus that causes AIDS now that the man has been..
A fighter jet crashed Friday morning at an air show in northwest China, leaving one pilot injured and another missing, a local official said.
Harold Weary is not all that much different from others who decide it's time for hip replacement surgery. Except he's 103 years old. Now, as he recovers from Mond..
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says his plan to expand domestic energy production could bring the United States more than a million new jobs...
A detention hearing has been set for Friday for a Syrian-born naturalized American accused of spying on Syrian protesters in the United States.
Sources have corroborated the report about an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S., a scheme the Obama administration is alleging is tied to Iran's military, a U.S. official told CNN.
A famous French painting stolen during World War I by the German Army was returned to the government of France by U.S. officials on Thursday. The 1876 Jules Breton work is called "A Fisherman's Daughter/Mender of Nets."
WASHINGTON (AP) - A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education l..
KIT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say six people are dead after a van carrying children collided with a truck in eastern Colorado. Colorado State Patrol spokes..
Gunmen abducted two workers for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres from the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya Thursday, agency staff told CNN.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - U.S. farmers are celebrating the approval of free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, saying the pacts will increase demand for their pr..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Many people know the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as an exacting tech visionary. Fewer know him as a romantic, a poet or a costumed "Alice in Wonderland" c..
JUPITER ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a nearly 10-foot-long whale has died after coming ashore on a central Florida beach. Jupiter Island public safety offici..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio is telling Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the United States should review and revise $53 million weapons sale to Bahrain to make ..
NEW YORK (AP) - The owner of the private park where Wall Street protesters are camped out says it will begin enforcing park regulations, which prohibit everything from lying down o..
While the deal to free captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit -- in exchange for more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners -- was backed by a commanding Cabinet majority and enjoys wide support from the Israeli public, there is growing debate about the price Israel is willing to pay in order to free a single soldier.
DOVER, Del. (AP) - The CEO of a California solar energy company that sought bankruptcy protection after receiving a $528 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration has re..
The focus shifts to cleanup Thursday along Mexico's Pacific coast as floodwaters from Jova recede.