HAVANA (AP) - Cuba says it will fire at least half a million state workers by mid-2011 and will free up private enterprise to help them find new work - radically remaking employmen..
Four Americans, accused of dispensing AIDS medication without a license, are expected to appear before a magistrate in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Monday, the U.S. Embassy in the country said.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A plane carrying 51 people crashed Monday in eastern Venezuela, and officials said at least 21 people survived. The French-built ATR-42 from the state air..
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Authorities believe a new wildfire burning in the foothills of northern Colorado has destroyed two homes. Larimer County sheriff's Maj. Bill Nelson said Mond..
The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is challenging the nation's restaurants to add more healthy options to menus, label those items more prominently and market nutritious f..
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Oklahoma police officer who was in Arkansas for sniper trainig was punched in the nose during a bar fight and later died at a hospital. Police say 25-ye..
CHICAGO (AP) - Oprah Winfrey is taking her audience to Australia. On the premiere of the 25th - and final - season of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" that aired Monday, Winfrey surprised ..
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - For 5-year-old Andrew Polasky, being loud has paid off. Andrew was the winner of this weekend's moose calling contest at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. He li..
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - The mayor's office in New Haven, Conn., says a steel beam collapsed at a Yale University construction site, injuring four people. Spokeswoman Jessica Mayorg..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Police evacuated part of the Capitol building Monday after a powdery substance was found in the visitors' gallery overlooking the House chamber. Capital Police sp..
HOUMA, La. (AP) - The administrator of the $20 billion victims compensation fund that BP set up after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is considering making a significant conce..
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Delaware federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to three years in prison for his role in a penny stock fraud and money-laundering scheme. District Judg..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Obama administration wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by 20 states that claims the president's health care overhaul plan is unconstitutional. Federal a..
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - For one day only, Massage Envy centers across the nation will offer $49 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, and donate $15 from each massage directly to the ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The promise from Pastor Terry Jones to burn Korans on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks affected All Faiths Unitarian Church member Oren Stephans. "I..
The European Union praised Turkish voters for approving wide-ranging reforms on Sunday, but warned that more needed to be done -- and that the government should not ram new changes through the system.
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Yu has nightmares and headaches since a fireball from a natural gas explosion caused his ceiling to crash down next to him while he slept. He was o..
WASHINGTON D.C. - Republicans may be making room for compromise. After repeatedly calling on the Obama administration to extend Bush era tax cuts for ALL Americans, House G-O-P lea..
Fourteen Chinese fishermen returned home Monday, after being freed by Japan, state-run media reported.