NEW YORK (AP) - An organization that says its goal is to foster a better relationship between the Muslim world and the West will begiven the opportunity to locate an Islamic commun..
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - In a significant step toward stopping the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP said Wednesday mud that was forced down its blown-out well was h..
Smartphone users in countries all over the world could lose some privacy if a threat by the United Arab Emirates to shut down BlackBerry services goes through, analysts say.
Wyclef Jean will announce exclusively on CNN\'s \"Larry King Live\" Thursday night that he intends to run for president of Haiti, a source close to the Haitian-American recording artist said Tuesday.
More than 28,000 people have died in drug violence in Mexico since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006 and stepped up the fight against organized crime, the nation\'s intelligence and national security director said Tuesday.
KADANOK, Russia (AP) - Russia's emergency chief says some of the devastating wildfires sweeping western provinces are out of control. And residents fear there are not enough firefi..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Countrywide Financial Corp. agreed to pay $600 million to settle shareholder lawsuits in the largest payout so far from the mortgage meltdown.U.S. District Judge..
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Seven teenagers from two families were splashing around in the shallow waters of the Red River when one of them stepped off a slippery ledge and plummeted in..
NEW YORK (AP) - Ignoring jeers and cries of "Shame on you," a city commission on Tuesday denied landmark status to a building near the World Trade Center site that can now be demol..
The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission asked mobile communications companies in Saudi Arabia to halt BlackBerry service in the kingdom beginning August 5, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Tuesday.
Clashes between Lebanon and Israel along their volatile shared border Tuesday killed an Israeli officer and several Lebanese soldiers. FULL STORYl WATCH
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase homes dropped in June, as the weak economy and tight lending standards kept consumers away from the housing ..
A explosive device blew up early Tuesday at an open air market in Reynosa, Mexico, the city government reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leading Republicans are joining a push to reconsider the constitutional amendment that grants automatic citizenship to people born in the United States. Senate Re..
The international community is \"losing the war against the Taliban,\" Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA has put off a major repair job at the International Space Station until Friday. NASA says it needs more time to prepare before sending two astronauts on..
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio judge will hear arguments from a Christian convert who says a reunion with her Muslim parents is impossible before the girl's 18th birthday next week. At a..
Insurgents apparently tied to al Qaeda killed five police officers in Baghdad Tuesday, officials said. In the eastern city of Kut, at least 20 people were killed by a car bomb.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Brett Favre has informed the Vikings he will not return to Minnesota for a second sea..
ATLANTA (AP) - Are Americans becoming more honest about their weight?That theory could explain why the gap appears to be closing in what people say they weigh and what actual measu..