A judge in Ecuador ruled Wednesday that the directors and former opinion editor of El Universo newspaper must serve prison time for an opinion article about President Rafael Correa, state media reported.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega opened to the door to the possibility of his country going back to international bodies in an attempt to get a $17 billion payout from the United States.
Ireland\'s prime minister has launched a stinging attack on the Vatican, a week after a report said the Catholic Church in Ireland did not take serious steps to stamp out child abuse by priests, even after the scandal blew up worldwide.
The trial is being held under strict security measures.
The U.S. Postal Service is offering community outreach programs in August for individuals who sell—or would like to sell—products on eBay. Four programs will include t..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six Republican presidential hopefuls are participating in the first presidential debate conducted through Twitter, outlining their agendas 140 characters at a tim..
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - A Jordanian police probe released Wednesday blamed protesters for instigating violent clashes with security forces that left dozens of people injured during a ..
HELSINKI (AP) - A senior American official recommended Wednesday that the U.S. apply diplomatic sanctions against Iceland for ramping up its whale hunts despite an international mo..
PHOENIX (AP) - Former astronaut Mark Kelly is planning his life post-NASA, keeping an open mind about running for political office while traveling the country for speaking engageme..
KOLKATA, India (AP) - A leopard that mauled 11 people in a fierce showdown with Indian villagers has died of knife wounds after being captured. The snarling adult, male leopard lea..
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Tens of thousands of Somalis are feared dead in the world's worst famine in a generation, the U.N. said Wednesday, a crisis so severe that the U.S. will allow..
The United Nations declared a famine Wednesday in parts of southern Somalia as the east African nation suffers the worst drought in half a century. Thousands of Somalis have fled the country in search of food and water.
Prime Minister David Cameron told British lawmakers during a heated session Wednesday that if he had known then what he knows now about his one-time communications director, former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, he would not have offered him the job.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand ..
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital after he was injured in a crash in a limousine on the way from Lake Tahoe to the airpo..
LONDON (AP) - It was a splat heard around the world. But two British journalists have been stripped of the right to work in Parliament for filming the aftermath o..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Dora has grown into a Category 2 storm in the Pacific off the Mexican coast with top sustained winds of 105 miles per hour (165 kph). The U.S. National Hurri..
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Officials at Yosemite National Park have identified three visitors who are presumed dead after being swept over a raging waterfall. The visi..
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Nissan will build motors for its electric Leaf car at its engine plant in Decherd, Tenn. The company says production will start in 2013 and create up to 9..
ATLANTA (AP) - A California company has resumed selling a kind of pet frog that caused salmonella illnesses in more than 240 people, most of them children. And federal health offic..