Philippine media are getting a hard look, as authorities investigate the fatally bungled rescue of tourists in a bus standoff last month.
Japanese in China are on edge heading toward the weekend, amid outrage over Japan detaining a Chinese fishing captain.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds, especially if your eyes are on your mobile phone, instead of on the road. AAA and the Department of Transportati..
Category 2 Hurricane Karl headed toward the Mexican coast with 100 mph (160 kph) winds with higher gusts and could become an intense Category 3, the National Hurricane Center said.
Chile\'s mining minister expressed optimism Thursday that the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet below ground here will be rescued in early November.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police say a gunman who wounded a doctor at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and then barricaded himself inside a room has been shot and killed. Polic..
Guatemalan police on Thursday were searching for a drug trafficker who initiated a shootout with police at a shopping mall the day before.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has proposed a three-month extension of Israel\'s construction moratorium on the West Bank, a diplomatic source told CNN Thursday.
At least 12 people, mostly women, were killed and 47 others were wounded in Somalia\'s capital city, Mogadishu, after Islamists and African Union forces exchanged shells Thursday, an ambulance service official said.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - He may have called off his highly controversial plan to burn Qurans, but Terry Jones said he's not sorry for planning the event. Jones said burning Qurans was m..
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The man who fatally shot John Lennon outside his New York City apartment says he considered killing Johnny Carson and Elizabeth Taylor but the ex-Beatle was mo..
Pope Benedict XVI said Thursday the Roman Catholic Church has not been vigilant enough or fast enough in responding to the problem of sexual abuse by priests. FULL STORY l MOOD IN THE UK l POLL: POPE\'S ACTION WEAK
CHILTON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sending sexually suggestive text messages to a domestic abuse victim tried to keep the matter from the public, his peers and st..
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) - A forest fire in the southern Sierra Nevada has grown to more than 8,100 acres even as firefighters gain ground on the blaze that has destroyed one hom..
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Large tar balls are continuing to wash up along Pensacola Beach, even though oil has stopped flowing from BP's blown out Deep water Horizon well. Beach..
An Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery put to rest what she says are rumors that she had been lashed 99 times for another alleged offense.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police in Philadelphia are upset a man with a lengthy criminal record was able to get a gun permit from Florida. The 28 year old suspect was arrested over the we..
In a city where brutal fighting is the norm, it is easy to glaze over reports of a surge in Mogadishu\'s violence this summer. But with the country\'s insurgents now attacking abroad and the expansion of Ugandan and Burundian peacekeepers on the ground, the situation is shifting as much as the front lines.
As the United Kingdom braces to receive one of the best-known and most controversial figures on the planet, Pope Benedict XVI, a question hangs over the state visit: Why is he coming?
Mexico celebrates its bicentennial Wednesday, and despite lavish government plans to mark the day, many Mexicans are finding little joy in a nation beset by drug violence and economic woes.