Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will address members of the U.S. Congress this week, a rare foray into American politics for a woman who is lauded internationally even as she struggles to be heard in her native Myanmar.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak\'s health is deteriorating as he struggles with complications from stomach cancer, his lawyer said Monday.
Greece is preparing to sell off billions of dollars worth of state assets, including airports and highways, to meet international lenders\' demands that it raise funds. FULL STORY | GREEKS ANGRY OVER JOB CUTS
Fifteen people, including men, women and children, were killed early Monday in a NATO airstrike in a Tripoli neighborhood, the Libyan government said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A child dies in a portable pool every five days during warm-weather months, according to the first U.S. study on child drownings in such pools, a statistic th..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pressured by increased scrutiny of terrorist money sources and strikes aimed at its financiers, al-Qaida's core organization in Pakistan has turned to kidnapping ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Congressman Ron Paul is celebrating his victory in a Republican presidential straw poll, saying he's captured the imagination of people weary of U.S. milita..
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than five months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, the White House has yet to take any new steps on gun violence, even though that's what P..
WASHINGTON (AP) - If the U.S. economic slowdown weren't enough to deal with, the Federal Reserve this week must consider a new threat: a resurgent European debt crisis that could i..
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. food and drug regulators would share more information with their foreign counterparts as part of a multi-faceted strategy to police the safety of millions of..
Authorities in Venezuela are fighting to regain control of a prison complex where armed inmates and troops have been clashing for days.
First lady Michelle Obama\'s official trip to southern Africa this week will focus on youth leadership and education, and will include meetings with key figures in the anti-apartheid struggle.
NATO acknowledged Sunday that an errant airstrike in Tripoli may have caused \"a number of civilian casualties.\" Libya claims the airstrike killed nine people and injured six others. FULL STORY | Tripoli residents speak
Workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been cleared to open the the No. 2 reactor building\'s airlock to ease sauna-like conditions inside, the plant\'s owner said Sunday.
Applauding budget-cutting measures taken by Greece\'s government in the face of intense public pressure, European finance ministers announced Monday that Athens is on track to receive fresh loans in mid-July.
Tens of thousands of protesters converged on central Madrid Sunday as the so-called May 15 movement pushing for political and social change in Spain again took to the streets.
Syria\'s president plans to address his nation Monday, his third such nationally televised speech since popular unrest started to boil over more than three months ago, state-run media reports.
Thousands of people in southern Chile were told they could return home Sunday, some two weeks after a volcanic eruption forced them to flee.
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Beatriz has formed off the coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean and could become a hurricane by Tuesday. The National ..
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's government said NATO warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in the capital Sunday and killed nine civilians, including two children, adding to it..