Britain on Saturday demanded the release of Gilad Shalit as the Israeli soldier marked his 24th birthday in Hamas\' captivity.
The 33 miners trapped in a Chilean mine have been told they could be stuck for months. But officials say they are working on a \"Plan B,\" which could help speed up the rescue.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned Friday of likely attacks across the country and put all local governments and security forces on high alert.
A Somali man Friday became the first person convicted in the United States of acts related to high-seas piracy in more than a century, although he wasn\'t convicted of piracy itself.
Flooding has displaced an additional 1 million people in Pakistan\'s Sindh province in the past two days, according to new UN estimates released Friday. FULL STORY l THREATS AGAINST AID WORKERS l DOCTORS HELPLESS
HONOLULU, Hawaii - In Honolulu, a terrifying combination of strong winds and brush fires created a fire tornado - a fire caught up in a swirling twister near Saddle Road on the Big..
A lead investigator and another official looking into the massacre of 72 migrants whose bodies were found this week in northern Mexico are missing, President Felipe Calderon said Friday.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral cold case will get national attention this weekend. It's been 20 years since eleven year old Robin Cornell and her mother's roommate, Lisa Story, we..
A hospital official in Romania\'s capital has been arrested on charges of negligence with severe consequences in connection with a deadly maternity hospital fire.
JELLICO, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a Greyhound bus is again northbound on Interstate 75 after being checked for explosives in Campbell County, near the Kentuck..
The 33 men trapped in a mine 2,300 feet below the surface in northern Chile face a physical, social, psychological and sanitary ordeal as they await a rescue that could take four months.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy grew at a much slower pace this spring than previously estimated, mostly due to the largest surge in imports in 26 years and a slowdown in companies' ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford is recalling 575,000 older model Windstar vans in the United States and Canada over concerns that the rear axles can corrode and potentially break. The recal..
NEW YORK (AP) - Two law enforcement officials say the 17-year-old daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Thailand fell to her death from a New York City high-rise apartment building. T..
The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having children. The 2009 birth rate also set a r..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government said engineers will start work Monday to remove the temporary cap that stopped oil from gushing out of BP's blown-out Gulf well so that cr..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the federal official at the heart of a firestorm over Washington's slow response is acknowledging the g..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. is reopening more federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico for commercial and recreational fishing that had been closed because of the massive oil spill, a ..
A leaked report commissioned by the United Nations says that the Rwandan military and an allied rebel group may have committed acts of genocide against ethnic Hutus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
MIAMI (AP) - A Taiwanese businessman is facing U.S. prison time for illegal exports of banned missile, drone and other military parts to Iran. Yi-Lan Chen was set for sentencing Fr..