Pope Benedict XVI is monitoring the case of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning and has not ruled out getting involved through diplomatic channels, the Vatican said Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sometimes there's no going back.JetBlue Airways says there will be no second exits for famed flight attendant Steven Slater - who captured the nation's imagination ..
A bomb maker was among several Taliban captured during a joint Afghan and coalition force operation in east-central Afghanistan Sunday, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama will ask Congress to permanently extend research and development tax credits for businesses as a way to spur ec..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Israeli and Palestinian leaders plan talks with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Jerusalem this month. The setting is a symbolic move to show the seri..
BAGHDAD (AP) - American officials say that U.S. troops helped repel a complex attack by a group of heavily armed militants against a Baghdad military headquarters.The fighting come..
At least seven people were killed and 21 others were injured Sunday when suicide bombers struck an Iraqi military base, Iraq\'s interior ministry said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has offered to meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas one-on-one every two weeks to discuss \"the agenda for a peace agreement,\" he said Sunday.
Bahrain says it plans to charge 23 people for plotting to overthrow the government and for belonging to what officials described as a sophisticated terrorist network, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Saturday.
An Iranian woman who\'d already been condemned to death faces another sentence of 99 lashes because of a case of mistaken identity in a photograph, according to foes of the execution.
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Engineers have hoisted a key piece of evidence in the BP oil spill to the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, and investigators will soon get their first ch..
At least one civilian was killed and seven others wounded in a double roadside bomb attack in northern Baghdad Saturday night, an official at Iraq\'s Interior Ministry said.
Israel targeted three tunnels in Gaza in air strikes late Saturday night and early Sunday after a rocket from Gaza landed in Israel, an Israel Defense Forces spokesman said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Sarah Palin can take down the fence.Palin's neighbor of three months on Wasilla's Lake Lucille, author Joe McGinniss, is packing his bags and notebooks. He..
An apparent U.S. drone strike killed four suspected militants in Pakistan near the Afghanistan border, two Pakistani intelligence officials told CNN on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say three terminals at the Los Angeles International Airport were briefly shut down after an airport contract worker left an exit from a secure area un..
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Craigslist has apparently closed the adult services section of its website, two weeks after 17 state attorneys general demanded it shut down the section.The ..
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - Tropical Storm Earl is pounding Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island with heavy rain and gusty winds, after skirting New England. It's toppled trees and knoc..
The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday said the United States does not plan to use Turkish territory in withdrawing its weapons from Iraq.
Officials declared a state of emergency Saturday after a powerful earthquake struck near Christchurch, New Zealand, sending people into the streets as windows exploded, water mains broke and buildings crumbled.