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 ..
DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (AP) - A family of seven was killed when their small plane crashed in western Alabama as they were returning from a family reunion. The couple and their five childr..
The family of a murdered British girl whose phone was hacked by people working for the News of the World will meet Britain\'s deputy prime minister Monday, keeping the scandal in the public eye despite the abrupt closure of the best-selling tabloid on Sunday.
At least 64 people were killed after a train carrying them jumped tracks in northern India on Sunday, a local official said.
Victoria and David Beckham welcomed a baby girl Sunday to their brood of boys, according to a statement posted on the soccer star\'s official Facebook page.
Four months after Japan\'s devastating earthquake and tsunami, operators at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are still grappling with the crisis the disaster unleashed but say they are making slow progress.
A ship carrying 182 people sailing in Russia\'s Volga river sank on Sunday, leaving at least one person dead, emergency officials said. Eighty-four people have been rescued, officials said.
MOSCOW (AP) - A half-century-old tourist boat with 188 people on board listed and sank quickly in one of the world's largest reservoirs amid wind and rain Sunday, authorities and s..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. says pro-government demonstrators in the Syrian capital threw tomatoes, eggs and rocks at the U.S. Embassy to protest Ambassador Robert Ford's visit to t..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A senior White House envoy has asked Yemen's president to sign a deal that would have him transfer power to his vice president and step down in exchange for imm..