Hundreds of thousands of British teachers, air traffic controllers, customs officers and other public sector workers went on strike Thursday, causing disruption to schoolchildren and travelers.
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A prosecutor says a New York man accused of killing two pharmacy employees and two customers during a holdup for prescription painkillers spent days looking ..
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Budget talks to avoid a wide-ranging state government shutdown have resumed in Minnesota. Most of state government will close at midnight if Democratic Gov. ..
France\'s President Nicolas Sarkozy was grabbed by the arm and nearly pulled to the ground by an unknown assailant, television footage shows, as he visited the town of Brax in south-west France Thursday.
LONDON (AP) - Contaminated Egyptian fenugreek seeds are likely the source of Europe's deadly E. coli outbreaks, health experts warned Thursday, predicting there could be more infec..
PARIS (AP) - Two journalists held hostage by the Taliban for 18 months in Afghanistan came home to France on Thursday to an emotional welcome and nationwide relief, but dogged by q..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A deportation order has been canceled for a Venezuelan man who married his same-sex partner in the United States. Advocates say that renews hope for thousands o..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has refused Google's plea to dismiss several class-action lawsuits accusing the Internet search giant of illegally collecting online informatio..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal judge in Los Angeles has granted a petition that allows the notorious Mongols motorcycle gang to keep its name and allows its members to wear and distr..
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - An executive convicted of orchestrating a $3 billion fraud as chairman of one of America's largest private mortgage companies was sentenced Thursday to 30 ye..
ATLANTA (AP) - The lead poisoning rate for U.S. adults has fallen by more than half in the last 15 years, but it remains unusually high in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Kansas, federa..
Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is calling for fresh volunteers in a months-long war with rebels attempting to bring about an end to his 42-year rule -- and women of all ages are answering, CNN has learned.
BC-Tropical Weather,1st LdTropical Storm Arlene makes landfall in MexicoEds: APNewsNow.MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Arlene is making landfall on Mexico's central Gul..
Greece\'s Parliament has approved a key law needed to implement the five-year austerity package demanded by international lenders. Conditions \"are now in place\" for a new round of emergency funds.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - As Rep. Michele Bachmann tours the country criticizing government as too big and too expensive, the Republican presidential candidate has come under mounting..
NEW YORK (AP) - A catastrophic flood emptied New Orleans of much of its black youth. Powerful social forces may be doing a similar thing to places like Harlem and Chicago's South S..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States will push ahead with more targeted drone strikes and special operations raids and fewer costly land battles like Iraq and Afghanistan in the con..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that there is a "profound recognition" in the country that gays must be treated like every other American. Yet days after Ne..
WASHINGTON (AP) - In prodding Congress to act swiftly to avoid a government default on its financial obligations, President Barack Obama has Isaac Bassett and a long history of pro..
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill that would allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, a measure that Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) say..