Scientists have confirmed the first sighting in more than a decade of one of the world\'s rarest animals - the saola, sometimes called the Asian \"unicorn.\"
HOUSTON, Texas - Continental Airlines shareholders have approved a deal to combine with United to form the world's biggest airline. Continental officials announced the preliminary ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities in Washington say police shot a man who pointed a gun at them on Capitol Hill. U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider says a lookout ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The Federal Reserve says household net wo..
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A federal official says tests show more than 1,400 samples collected inside West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine contained excessive amounts of highly exp..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is promising to work with senators to help pass legislation allowing thousands of young people who attend college or join the military to b..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After five months, the oil well that had spewed millions of gallons into the Gulf of Mexico is on the verge of being plugged once and for all. A relief well dril..
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Florida couple is giving $30 million to the University of South Carolina's pharmacy program. University President Harris Pastides said Friday the gift from ..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say security for last weekend's canceled Quran burning at a central Florida church cost around $200,000. City officials say they expect the chu..
Violence erupted in the Pakistani sea port city of Karachi on Friday, a day after a prominent politician was killed in England, police said.
LONDON, England - A terror alert hit London Friday morning during the pope's historic visit to Britain. Five men are in custody suspected of plotting an attack against the 84 year ..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Karl has strengthened to a Category 3 storm as it roars toward ports and oil installations on Mexico's Gulf Coast. Karl's maximum sustained winds increased t..
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Vancouver police say woman who reported acid tossed in face now says injuries self-inflicted.
Representatives for North and South Korea on Friday sat down for talks on reuniting family members separated by the Korean War more than 50 years ago.
Philippine media are getting a hard look, as authorities investigate the fatally bungled rescue of tourists in a bus standoff last month.
Japanese in China are on edge heading toward the weekend, amid outrage over Japan detaining a Chinese fishing captain.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds, especially if your eyes are on your mobile phone, instead of on the road. AAA and the Department of Transportati..
Category 2 Hurricane Karl headed toward the Mexican coast with 100 mph (160 kph) winds with higher gusts and could become an intense Category 3, the National Hurricane Center said.
Chile\'s mining minister expressed optimism Thursday that the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet below ground here will be rescued in early November.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police say a gunman who wounded a doctor at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and then barricaded himself inside a room has been shot and killed. Polic..