At least 840 people were killed and more than 6,000 injured during the Egyptian revolution earlier this year as then-President Hosni Mubarak clung to power through violence and intimidation, Amnesty International said in a report Thursday.
At least three dozen road workers in southeastern Afghanistan were killed early Thursday when Taliban forces attacked their camp, a local Afghan official said.
A judge in the United Arab Emirates was expected to hand down a verdict Thursday in the case of an American detained for more than two months on charges he stole a pair of police handcuffs, an allegation he has vehemently denied.
U.S. President Barack Obama will pledge economic assistance to Egypt and Tunisia on Thursday in a speech highlighting his administration\'s revised policies toward the changing region. OBAMA\'S DO-OVER | MIDEAST\'S VIEWS U.S. AID? | MORE ASSERTIVE SAUDI ARABIA |
Counsel for international economist Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is jailed on sexual assault charges, filed a new appeal on Wednesday seeking his release on bail from Rikers Island.
Radical Islamic websites Wednesday posted an \"Arab Spring\" audio message purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden shortly before he was killed.
Japan\'s economy, sputtering since the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, has fallen into recession, according to government figures released Thursday.
President Obama imposed tough sanctions against the Syrian president in an effort to stop the regime\'s fierce crackdown on protests. DEATHS MOUNT | OPINION: SANCTIONS NOT ENOUGH |
WASHINGTON (AP) - Researchers hired by the U.S. Roman Catholic bishops to determine the causes of the sex crisis that convulsed the church dismissed all the usual suspects. Few of ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco voters in November will be asked to weigh in on what was until now a private family matter: male circumcision. City elections officials confirmed..
HOUSTON (AP) - Experts say the surgery to repair Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' skull is a key step in her recovery and will improve her quality of life. People with knowledge of..
VIDALIA, La. (AP) - A woman in Vidalia, La., isn't happy to see barges moving again on the Mississippi River. Carla Jenkins, who owns the Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, s..
Protests against Spain\'s economic crisis took a new turn Wednesday as social media networks fueled calls for demonstrators to take to the streets before local elections a few days away.
DETROIT - It's the best time in years to sell your car.People are holding on to cars and trucks for about a year longer than they did before the recession, which has created a tigh..
WASHINGTON (AP) - New census figures show the "seven-year" itch persists - couples who break up typically separate upon seven years of marriage, and divorce a year later. The 2009 ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - United Airlines is apologizing for briefly restarting use of flight numbers of two planes that crashed after being hijacked on Sept. 11, 2001. United spokesman Ra..
At least 10 people were killed and 50 were wounded Wednesday when thousands took to the streets in northern Afghanistan to protest civilian casualties in a NATO attack, a local governor said.
Mexican authorities said they found and detained more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two tractor-trailers heading toward the United States on Tuesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A Rutgers University poll finds that the most recent graduates are stuck taking lower-paying jobs that are less likely to offer health insurance. The pol..
Israeli authorities arrested a retired American university lecturer this week on suspicion of selling ancient artifacts illegally to U.S. tourists, they said Wednesday.