WASHINGTON - The American dream of life getting better for each new generation feels like a myth to many of today's young adults. After coming of age during a deep recession, most ..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Online dating site Match.com says it will begin screening its users against the national sex offender registry. The president of the popular singles site Mandy G..
TOKYO- A pair of thin robots on treads sent to explore buildings inside Japan's crippled nuclear reactor came back Monday with disheartening news: Radiation levels are far too high..
SANFORD, N.C.- North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue plans to tour areas that were hit hard by a ferocious storm system with killer twisters that ripped through the South, killing at ..
WASHINGTON- Air traffic controllers will get an extra hour off between shifts so they don't doze off at work, but officials have rejected another proposed remedy: on-the-job nappin..
NEW YORK - Republican Tim Pawlenty disclosed his 2012 presidential aspirations on Facebook. Rival Mitt Romney did it with a tweet. President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election..
The death toll from Japan\'s earthquake and tsunami rose to nearly 14,000 on Monday as efforts continued to stabilize a crippled nuclear reactor plant. INSIDE THE EVACUATION ZONE | \'UNCHARTERED\' MENTAL HEALTH TOLL |
Greg Mortensen, the high-profile advocate of girls\' education in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been forced to defend his best-selling book \"Three Cups of Tea\" against charges that key stories in it are false.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Taxpayers got an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year. They can thank the nation's capital for the extra time. The filing deadline wa..
In Japan, robots are being sent into the stricken nuclear plant. Officials say the first radiation measurements taken inside two reactor buildings show a harsh environment --..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Add New York to the growing list of states where gas prices are topping $4 per gallon. On Sunday, the Empire State became the sixth state to top..
At least 200 homes in the colonies of San Isidro and La Providencia, in the Mexican state of Mexico, remained flooded Sunday because a crack in an area sewage canal caused water to overflow into the city, authorities said.
Dozens of protesters were injured Sunday by Yemeni security forces as thousands packed into anti-government demonstrations, witnesses and medical personnel said.
Engineers will need six to nine months to bring the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant to heel, the plant\'s owners said Sunday in their first public timetable for ending the crisis. FULL STORY | Video
Fidel Castro, Cuba\'s historic leader, gave his successor and younger brother Raul a vote of confidence on Sunday with praise for a speech promoting a radical overhaul of the economy and term limits for political offices.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Taxpayers got an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year. They can thank the nation's capital for the extra time. The filin..
WASHINGTON (AP) - As millions of procrastinators scramble to meet Monday's tax filing deadline, ponder this: The super rich pay a lot less taxes than they did a couple of decades a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - New work rules announced by the government today give air traffic controllers more time to rest between shifts. It's an effort to ward off sleep..
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Officials in southeastern North Carolina have confirmed three additional deaths from storms that hit the state, raising the confirmed death toll from storms th..
The U.S. secretary of state and the Japanese foreign minister on Sunday announced plans for a joint reconstruction venture as the Asian nation grapples with a nuclear crisis following a devastating earthquake and deadly tsunami.