WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Humane Society is conducting a "paw poll" to let dogs cast their votes for D.C. mayor. The poll was conducted Thursday morning at a dog park in nor..
BOSTON (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has attended a walk-through practice with the team just hours after he was involved in a two-car accident near his home. Th..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials say they're stepping up plans to release sea turtles that were stranded and rescued during the Gulf oil spill and study how they've been affect..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It's fitting that the first award in a field where distance doesn't matter has gone to a teacher who works for a school some 500 miles away. Teresa Dove, o..
China\'s capital will step up surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, in response to a superbug that first emerged in South Asia and is spreading globally, state media said.
Nearly 200 commercial pilots in China falsified their flying experience, Chinese aviation officials have discovered.
The imam behind plans for an Islamic center near ground zero told \"Larry King Live\" that moving it to another location would embolden Islamic radicals.
Three Pakistani men linked to Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, were arrested and have confessed before a judge, authorities said Wednesday.
The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine in the European Cup live via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.
The mayor of El Naranjo, Mexico, in the central state of San Luis Potosi was gunned down and killed inside his office Wednesday, officials said.
Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that the \"Cuban model\" no longer works, an apparent admission of failings in the communist economic model introduced by his revolution more than 50 years ago.
CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans on Wednesday and delivered a searing attack o..
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has praised the fire department for responding to what he termed "a natural disaster" after wind-whipped flames destroyed dozens of homes acr..
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine has killed a second person who was swept away from his pickup truck. Johnson County She..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit challenging the Legislature's proposed state constitutional amendment to loosen class size limits is getting its day in court. A judge was going ..
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is holding firm in his refusal to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban in court. Lawyers for Schwarzenegger said in a..
A Somali suspect pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit piracy in the November 2008 takeover of a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, the U.S. attorney\'s office for the District of Columbia announced.
LAS VEGAS, Fla. - A lion attacked it's handler at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas and it was all caught on tape. Tourists were videotaping the lions and their two trainers, when a..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The leader of a small Florida church that espouses anti-Islam philosophy said Wednesday he was determined to go through with his plan to burn copies of the..