Nine people were killed in eastern Afghanistan Thursday after gunmen attacked a wedding party, a local official said.
Hurricane Adrian churned across the Pacific early Thursday as forecasters warned of dangerous surf and rip currents on the southwestern coast of Mexico.
The four European members of the U.N. Security Council took the lead in presenting a revamped resolution to the United Nations condemning Syria for its crackdown on peaceful anti-government demonstrators. HOW WILL CRISIS UNFOLD? | HOW U.S. SEES SYRIA |
Joran van der Sloot, the suspect in the killing of a young woman in a Peruvian hotel room who has also been linked to the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba, will appear in court Wednesday morning.
Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi launched a new attack on the rebel-held city of Misrata on Wednesday. Anti-government forces report intense shelling from three sides of the city. FULL STORY | DEFIANT GADHAFI
Yemen\'s injured president \"continues to improve\" after he was hurt in a strike Friday at the mosque in the presidential compound in Sanaa, the Yemeni Embassy in Washington said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Robert Mueller has told Congress that one of the early assessments from the intelligence gathered at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan is that a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers on both sides of a battle over debit card fees used populist-style appeals on Wednesday as the Senate neared a vote on whether to block a Federal Reserv..
Greek police arrested an 18-year-old suspected of having hacked into the electronic systems of the FBI and Interpol, they announced Wednesday.
Fruit and vegetable company Werder Frucht has to bring in additional workers these days or risk falling behind. But the workers are not busy selling the company\'s tomatoes: they are busy throwing red, ripe produce in the trash.
The number of suicides in Japan hit a two-year high in the month of May, according to data released Wednesday by the nation\'s authorities.
At least 20 people in greater Port-au-Prince died due to torrential rains that hit Haiti, the country\'s civil protection department said Tuesday.
The operation to recover bodies from the crash of Air France 447, which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean two years ago, has ended, French air accident investigators announced Wednesday.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees were camping in the countryside Tuesday night, stranded a few hundreds yards away from the Turkish border after fleeing violence in the Syrian town of Jisr Al-Shugur.
A delegation of human rights organizations and their lawyers Tuesday accused the Syrian government of committing crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands, according to a statement released by the group.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A fighter jet has crashed in southern Wisconsin. Wisconsin Air National Guard officials say in a statement that an F-16 from the Madison-based 115th Fighter Wi..
Libyan state television showed images Tuesday of destroyed buildings, damaged studios and satellite vehicles -- saying it was the aftermath of a NATO airstrike that allegedly hit its facilities in Tripoli.
Tribal fighters took control of a top Yemeni city on Tuesday, a setback for an embattled government whose injured president is confined to a hospital in Saudi Arabia. FULL STORY | LIMITED OPTIONS | DOUBTFUL FUTURE
The amount of radiation released from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in the immediate aftermath of Japan\'s earthquake and tsunami were twice the level that the country\'s Nuclear and Industrial Safety originally admitted, Japan\'s Emergency Response Center said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says temporary factors, such as higher gas prices and the crisis in Japan, are the main causes of a softening economy. But h..