LAS VEGAS (AP) - Despite the struggling economy, officials with the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon say contributions and pledges from this year's Labor Day event totaled $58.9 million.Th..
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock Nine member Jefferson Thomas has died at age 67 in Columbus, Ohio. Fellow Little Rock Nine member Carlotta Walls ..
NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Hermine made landfall in extreme northeastern Mexico on Monday night. Authorities had been urging people along Mexico's n..
DENVER (AP) - A wind-driven wildfire in the rugged Colorado foothills has spread across 4 square miles, destroying some houses and triggering evacuations of as many as 400 homes.No..
The toll from torrential rains and landslides in Guatemala moved higher today, with disaster officials reporting 44 dead, 56 injured and 16 missing.
The U.S. commander in Afghanistan criticized a U.S. church\'s plan to burn copies of the Quran on September 11, warning the event \"could cause significant problems\" for troops.
A retrial in the case of two men accused in the Bahamas of attempting to extort millions from John Travolta over the death of the actor\'s son was halted Monday just as it was about to get under way, according to the Bahamian attorney general\'s office.
Rescue officials reported Monday they had to temporarily stop one of two drilling operations to reach 33 men trapped for more than a month inside a Chilean mine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - They say money can't buy happiness. They're wrong. At least up to a point.People's emotional well-being - happiness - increases along with their income up t..
In defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, Iran continues its uranium enrichment activities, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency released Monday.
Indian police fired on pro-independence protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir Monday, killing four people and wounding 16 others, a senior police officer said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Colleges around the country are buying up large chunks of land without always having a clear idea of how it will be used.The colleges are banking on growth in the y..
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Federal transportation safety officials are using the crash of an overloaded plane in Montana to revive a debate about whether infants and toddlers should be a..
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal regulators are reversing a plan to remove a low blood-pressure treatment from the market after warning in August that it had not been proven effective. ..
A former cellist with the rock group Electric Light Orchestra was killed in southwestern England on Monday in a car crash involving a large bale of hay, local police said.
A string of bombings and shootings in Iraq has left at least one Iraqi military officer and five civilians dead and at least 21 people wounded, authorities said Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-On Labor Day President Obama hits the road to help democratic candidates in danger of losing their seat this fall. President Obama will try to convince voters this..
Hedging their bets, officials in Chile said on Sunday they will set up an oil drill as a third option to rescue the 33 miners trapped underground since August 5.
For months, the men waited in isolation, struggling to survive. They forced themselves to eat the flesh of dead friends to sustain themselves.
The death toll in a mudslide that buried a bus and five cars on a Guatemalan highway rose to 37 today but could reach 100, the nation\'s emergency services agency said.