NEW YORK (AP) - Dozens of New York City taxi drivers have been arrested on charges of quietly doubling the rates that thousands of passengers should have paid. Officials say touris..
A \"Plan C\" oil drill to reach 33 miners trapped in Chile is scheduled to start in earnest early Wednesday amid hopes it will provide a faster solution than the other two methods used so far.
World leaders will convene for another day Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly, where representatives from about 50 nations are expected to debate various issues.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut state marshal has apologized for paying $15 for a lap dance at a New Haven strip club when he went there to serve a city tax warrant to the own..
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Vandals have damaged dozens of grave sites in a Dayton, Ohio, cemetery, including the gravesites for the Wright brothers and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Police s..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A group of doctors, scientists and public health experts are meeting in Tampa to discuss how best to study the health effects of the BP oil spill on cleanup work..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A registered sexual offender is under arrest for failing to register his new address with law enforcement. Acting on a tip, members of the Lee County Sheriff's O..
Nine people were killed and 20 were wounded in what Iranian authorities call a terrorist attack in the northwestern city of Mahabad, state-run Press TV said Wednesday.
The cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed that sparked protests worldwide four years ago will be republished in a new book soon.
A controversial Twitter user has been challenging South African authorities by alerting thousands of followers to speed traps set by traffic police.
France plans to \"mobilize all of its state agencies\" to free five French nationals taken hostage in Niger last week, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Wednesday, according to his spokesman.
Nine U.S. service members in were killed in an Afghanistan helicopter crash in what is now the deadliest year for coalition and U.S. forces since the battle against the Taliban started nearly nine years ago.
The storm previously known as Hurricane Igor sped past Newfoundland Tuesday, leaving behind downed trees, washed out roads and a desperate search for a missing elderly man.
Yemen has launched a wide-scale offensive against al Qaeda in the country\'s southeastern province, a government official said Tuesday.
Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al-Megrahi is \"a very sick man,\" but there is no way to tell how long he will live, according to the father of one of the people who died in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.
Wyclef Jean officially ended his bid to be president of Haiti a month after election officials ruled that he was ineligible to run, the hip-hop singer said Tuesday.
Italian authorities are investigating the Vatican Bank over possible violations of money laundering regulations, the Bank of Italy told CNN Tuesday.
Attending a United Nations session on alleviating world poverty Tuesday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed capitalism for the world\'s woes.
Former French President Jacques Chirac will stand trial for embezzlement by early next year, his lawyer said Tuesday.
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Georgette has formed in the Pacific off the coast of Baja California in Mexico. A tropical storm warning was issued Tuesday for southern Baja California..