CHICAGO (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday he'll stay put at the Treasury Department for the "foreseeable future," addressing speculation he might leave the O..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A day after stepping down as CIA director, Leon Panetta was sworn in Friday as secretary of defense. He began settling into the job by telling members of the mili..
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has agreed to free former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn without bail or home confinement in the sexual assault case against him...
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - The wildfire burning near the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico has grown to nearly 100,000 acres. About 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaz..
Iraq took control Friday of billions of dollars in oil revenues set aside by the United Nations following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, money intended to be used build up the country\'s economy.
With no heir apparent to Venezuela\'s presidency, politicians are jockeying for power as President Hugo Chavez undergoes medical treatment in Cuba, analysts said.
Thailand\'s first elections since last year\'s violent protests place it at the crossroads between national reconciliation and further destabilization, a scenario analysts believe could have serious implications beyond its borders.
The family of American student Amanda Knox is happy that new DNA analysis has called into question her murder conviction, but won\'t celebrate \"until she walks out of that prison,\" her mother said Thursday.
Four members of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah have been indicted in the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a high-placed source in the Lebanese Army confirmed on Thursday.
Syrian tanks and helicopters opened fire and killed at least two civilians as the military advanced through a series of villages in northwestern Syria on Thursday, a push that sent residents running for the hills, several villagers said in phone calls with CNN.
Tropical Storm Arlene picked speed as it set its eye for a Thursday morning landfall along Mexico\'s eastern coast, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Clashes continued Thursday in southern Yemen after 30 soldiers and at least 14 militants were killed in fighting a day earlier, two security officials said.
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio couple who locked the woman's mother in a sweltering attic for three days so the daughter could give birth have been sentenced on abduction charges. Autho..
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Officials at Yosemite National Park say one hiker is dead and another is presumed dead after the two were swept over a bridge into a reservoir..
JERUSALEM (AP) - In the land of milk and honey, feelings run pretty strong when it comes to the price of cottage cheese. Surrendering to a two-week online campaign, the Israeli dai..
EAST. ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges linked to a telemarketing scheme that prosecutors say defrauded more than 22,000 victims throu..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Ignatius Hills didn't feel like a hero when cheering supporters greeted him and six other New Orleans police officers outside the jail where they were booked in ..
Ismail Jan, a top Haqqani network leader suspected of providing support for Tuesday\'s deadly attack at a Kabul hotel, was killed in an airstrike in southeast Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A judge has delayed the trial of the University of Alabama fan charged with poisoning the oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner. An order issued Thur..
NEW YORK (AP) - Union chief Billy Hunter says owners are locking out players after failing to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, potentially putting the 2011-12 season in..