Gunmen wearing Iraqi army uniforms stormed at least four houses, pulled the residents outside and shot them -- killing four, police in Baghdad said.
Residents were evacuated and soldiers were on standby Sunday as authorities believe a damaged reservoir wall may unleash a second wave of toxic sludge onto a Hungarian village, an official said.
A suspected drone strike killed four people in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, two intelligence officials said.
Steel tubing has begun to be placed to reinforce the path that connects the 33 miners trapped in Chile to the surface, the final step before the extraction of the miners can begin, Mining Minister Laurence Golborne said Sunday.
With talks between Israel and the Palestinians in limbo, those in the region are wondering whether the U.S. has lost the necessary muscle to have influence on players across the Middle East.
The wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been detained in her apartment in Beijing, China, and is not allowed to see people or use her telephone, a human rights group citing her attorney said Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without an increase in monthly ..
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Wedding candidates looking for a perfect 10 have found what they were looking for. The numerical representation of Sunday, Oct..
Attempting to advance his nation\'s peace progress with insurgents, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said unofficial negotiations with the Taliban have been taking place, but hopes the formation of a peace council will further those efforts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The New York Times is reporting that Google is road-testing cars that steer, stop and start without a human driver. The Times cites ..
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - Virgin Galactic's space tourism rocket SpaceShipTwo has made its first solo glide flight. SpaceShipTwo was carried aloft 45,000 ..
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 8.23 cents in the past two weeks. Th..
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - Chile's health minister says panic attacks are the biggest worry as rescue teams prepare to extract 33 miners who have spent more than two months trappe..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A top White House adviser is questioning the need for a blanket stoppage of all home foreclosures. Pressure is growing for the Obama..
Voters in the poor but strategically important Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan went to the polls to elect a new parliament Sunday, after a year that has seen the president flee the country and ethnic riots that left hundreds dead.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a forceful plea Sunday for changing the nation\'s Citizenship Law to require new citizens to declare their loyalty to a \"Jewish state.\"
Petrol bombs and stones were thrown at police protecting a gay pride march Sunday in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, an Interior Ministry representative told CNN.
Ecuador has extended a state of emergency imposed in the capital after the president was attacked by police in a day of protests that paralyzed the country late last month.
North Korea\'s increasingly reclusive leader, Kim Jong Il, put in a rare appearance at Arirang celebrations in Pyongyang Saturday, along with his youngest son, Kim Jong Un.
Anxious family members and exhausted rescue workers reveled in joyful relief after a drill pierced the roof of an underground mine in Chile where 33 men have been trapped since August 5.