Two Americans detained amid the social turbulence in Syria have been released, the State Department and others said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Like it or not, many restaurant diners will soon know more about what they are eating under new menu labeling requirements proposed by the Food and Drug Administr..
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's cash-strapped Medicaid program is considering adding a $50 tax on single patients who smoke, have diabetes or are overweight. Arizona Hea..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate fell to a two-year low of 8.8 percent in March and companies added workers at the fastest two-month pace since before the recession began. T..
WASHINGTON- Highway deaths have plummeted to their lowest levels in more than 60 years, helped by more people wearing seat belts, better safety equipment in cars and efforts to cur..
CAIRO - Thousands of Syrians shouting "We want freedom!" took to the streets around the country Friday, defying security agents who tried to beat them back with gunfire, tear gas a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is about to pull its attack planes out of the international air campaign in Libya. The announcement yesterday drew incredulous reactions from some ..
BOSTON (AP) - The long-white winter isn't over yet in the Northeast. An April Fools' Day snowstorm is expected to last through this morning and up to a foot of snow is possible in ..
SINGAPORE (AP) â€” A U.S. trade representative says negotiations for a Pacific Rim free trade agreement made very good progress this week in Singapore. Barbara Wei..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Businesses likely posted a second straight month of solid job gains in March, as slow but steady economic growth translated into more hiring. E..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prosecutors investigating former Sen. John Edwards spent several hours Thursday re-interviewing the man who posed as the father of Edwards' out-of-wedlock baby du..
NATO took sole command of air operations in Libya on Thursday, and CIA operatives tried to connect with rebel fighters who have seen their surge toward Tripoli impeded. FULL STORY | FOREIGN MINISTER DEFECTS
The streets were quiet in Abidjan Thursday morning, the commercial hub of the Ivory Coast, with many fearful of a bloody showdown there.
The levels of radiation in ocean waters off Japan\'s embattled Fukushima Daiichi plant continue to skyrocket, the nation\'s nuclear safety agency said Thursday, with no clear sense of what\'s causing the spike or how to stop it.
Israel\'s top government watchdog said Thursday that his office will launch a probe into allegations that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife took overseas trips paid for by private individuals while he served in the Knesset.
It is an anguished mother\'s appeal to a distant president, who has been using deadly force to crush an uprising.
WASHINGTON - Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that layoffs are dropping and companies may be stepping up hiring. The Labor Department says the numbe..
Two people were injured when a parcel bomb exploded on Thursday in the offices of a Swiss lobbyist for the nuclear industry, police said.
The Syrian government has formed a committee to study the lifting of the country\'s state of emergency, the state news agency said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON- As the U.S. debates its future role in the Libyan conflict, Defense officials slammed the brakes on any broad participation Thursday, with Defense Secretary Robert Gate..