U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reiterated Monday that Iraq needs to crack down on armed factions that have been targeting U.S. troops with Iranian-supplied weapons.
Despite ongoing fighting near the border of newly independent South Sudan, the U.N. Security Council voted to withdraw peacekeepers from southern provinces of Sudan on Monday after Sudan\'s government refused to let them stay.
WASHINGTON - Macy's department store chain will pay a $750,000 penalty for failing to report it had sold children's outerwear that had been recalled because it had drawstrings. Suc..
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The Army is restricting how many prescription painkillers soldiers can buy at one time as it responds to rising abuse of potentially addictive drugs. Many..
DALLAS (AP) - Sweltering summer temperatures in Dallas are expected to top 100 degrees for the 10th consecutive day as excessive heat warnings grip many central and southern states..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - An FBI spokesman says there's no indication that an attack was imminent using a stun gun found in a plane that landed in Newark, N.J., after a flight from Bosto..
MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The bass player for a rock band has been arrested and charged with robbing a Massachusetts pharmacy of prescription painkillers just hours before a show. At..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy-winning writer Sam Denoff, who wrote for TV's "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and helped create the Marlo Thomas comedy "That Girl," has died in Los Angeles at 83...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A neighbor called authorities after spotting an 18-month-old boy picking up beer cans and drinking out of them outside his Orlando home. Orange County Sheriff'..
NEW YORK (AP) - The attorney for a man charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his television show says the man dr..
MADRID (AP) - Doctors in Spain have carried out the world's first double leg transplant, giving new lower limbs to a patient who lost both legs at mid-thigh in an accident, officia..
LONDON (AP) - Preschoolers, even babies, need daily exercise, the British government says in its first-ever exercise advice for its youngest citizens. In a new campaign against obe..
BAGHDAD (AP) - A blunt and frustrated U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed exasperation Monday with Iraqi indecision on whether it wants U.S. troops to stay next year. He ..
MARI, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus authorities say the island's navy chief was among 12 people who were killed when dozens of containers of gunpowder seized from an Iranian cargo ship expl..
CAPE MAY, N.J. - A Burlington County woman is taking to the seas on a stand-up paddleboard, aiming to cover New Jersey's 127-mile coastline to raise money for childhood cancer rese..
LONGVIEW, Texas - A Texas mom expected a big baby, but nothing like this: 16 pounds, 1 ounces. Janet Johnson on Monday remained in an East Texas hospital after giving birth to what..
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 14-year-old Northern California girl has died and three of her friends became ill after drinking an unknown substance mixed into their s..
NORTH BERWICK, Maine - Authorities say an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck in Maine, and both caught fire. Patricia Quinn from the Northern New England Passenger Rail Author..
PALM DESERT, Calif. - The White House says first lady Michelle Obama will travel to California for the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford. Ford's funeral is scheduled for Tues..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared on Monday there would be no deal on raising the government's debt limit if Republicans won't compromise, and he said he would not ..