Less than two months before voters are expected to go to the polls in national elections, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday announced ambitious plans to dig a new canal through Istanbul that would bypass the existing Bosphorus Strait.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Eight American troops and a U.S. contractor died Wednesday after an Afghan military pilot opened fire during a meeting at Kabul airport - the deadliest ep..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense and move Gen. David Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, ..
MIAMI (AP) - One in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent - a percentage that has been on the rise and is higher than other developed countries, acc..
PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona judge ruled against the Tucson shooting rampage suspect and ordered that health records dating back to his youth can be given to a psychologist trying to ..
Guatemalan authorities arrested an alleged drug lord wanted by both Guatemala and the United States for aiding the transit of cocaine for a Mexican drug cartel, officials said.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and three other ex-leaders arrived in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss ways to restart long-stalled talks between North and South Korea.
A pipeline that sends natural gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan exploded early Wednesday morning, but the cause was not immediately known.
Authorities in Ecuador closed schools and evacuated residents in areas near a volcano Tuesday after ashes spewing from its crater fell on homes and farms, state media reported.
The United Nations Security Council could take up the issue of alleged human rights abuses in Syria on Tuesday, a day after witnesses said thousands of troops infiltrated the heart of the country\'s recent protests and carried out a bloody crackdown.
Fighting battered the besieged seaside city of Misrata Tuesday as bombs -- presumably from NATO warplanes -- shook the ground after pro-government forces launched what rebel officials said was their most aggressive attack so far on the port.
A hacker has obtained the personal information of PlayStation Network account holders and subscribers of the Qriocity streaming service, Sony said in a message to customers Tuesday.
VILONIA, Ark. (AP) - Officials say the four people killed in a tornado in central Arkansas died in the same subdivision where they were seeking shelter in less-than-sturdy structur..
Two countries, two cases of extreme violence committed against citizens by their own government.
NEW YORK (AP) - Katie Couric has confirmed that she's leaving her anchor job at the "CBS Evening News." Couric also told People magazine in a story published Tuesday on its website..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is urging congressional leaders to take steps to repeal oil industry tax breaks, reiterating a call he made in his 2012 budget proposal ear..
DENVER (AP) - Law-enforcement officials say a man suspected of leaving a pipe bomb and propane tanks at a Denver-area shopping mall has been arrested. Two law enforcement officials..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Census figures show women outnumber men for the first time when it comes to finishing college and holding advanced degrees. The findings released Tuesday come ami..
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) - A police officer says a levee protecting a southeast Missouri town from major flooding has breached and that authorities are planning to evacuate residents..
Mexican federal police rescued 51 migrant hostages who were being held in northeastern Mexico, the country\'s public security ministry said Tuesday.