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..
BIG LAKE, Mo. (AP) - Several levees in northern Missouri are failing to hold back the surge of water being released from upstream dams. Authorities said water beg..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Republican is suggesting a short-term increase in the nation's borrowing limit unless there's deal soon that includes changes to big entitlement ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - For legal reasons, President Barack Obama rejects the word "hostilities" to describe U.S. involvement in Libya's civil war. Along the same lines, Defense Secretar..
Israel\'s president is calling for an \"urgent\" peace deal with Palestinians, saying time is running out for an agreement.
Despite days of rallies supporting him in the capital city of Mogadishu, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo resigned Sunday.
ALPINE, Ariz. (AP) - Hot, windy conditions continue to fan wildfires across the Southwest. In eastern Arizona, the Wallow fire has burned nearly a half-million ac..
CHICAGO (AP) - United Airlines is attempting to return to normal operations after a five-hour computer outage virtually shut down the carrier last night and early today.  ..