The FBI has launched an investigation into Rupert Murdoch\'s News Corp. amid allegations of hacking into phone conversations and voice mail of September 11 victims and their families, a federal law enforcement source told CNN. MURDOCHS TO ATTEND UK HEARING |
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks will appear before lawmakers next week to answer questions over the phone-hacking scandal, a spokeswoman for the British Parliament\'s Culture, Media and Sports Select Committee said Thursday.
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle firefighters have rescued a window washer who slipped out of his seat and dangled about 65 feet off the ground outside a building at the Seattle Center civic..
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Scientists believe a 123-year-old recording made by Thomas Edison was the first attempt at a talking doll and possibly the oldest surviving commercial recordin..
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - An Indonesian volcano spit lava and smoke thousands of feet into the air early Friday, sending panicked residents fleeing down its slopes. There were no i..
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Mexican army says it has found the largest marijuana plantation ever detected in Mexico. The army says the marijuana fields covers almost 300 acres (120 hect..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California's public schools. Brown, a Democrat, ..
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A judge has tentatively scheduled an October trial for former presidential candidate John Edwards. The ex-U.S. senator is charged with six felony counts inv..
KOLONTAR, Hungary (AP) - Nine months after a flood of toxic red sludge devastated Hungarian villages, the country has built more than 100 new homes for the displaced. But for survi..
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Michele Bachmann's rise in Republican presidential race polls is making the tea party favorite an enticing target for rival campaigns. But the Minnesota cong..
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal fishery officials say 48 stocks of fish populations are subject to overfishing in U.S. waters, but say progress is being made to rebuild fish stocks...
MUMBAI, India (AP) - The triple bombing that killed 17 in the heart of India's financial capital sparked anger Thursday over the government's inability to prevent terror strikes de..
PARIS (AP) - French forces, including contingents with troops in Afghanistan and warplanes over Libya, celebrated Bastille Day on Thursday with the traditional military parade down..
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) - The Sudanese government and a rebel group from the country's troubled Darfur region have signed a peace deal. Thursday's signing in the Qatari capital of Doh..
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Aria Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is warnings guests who stayed during a two week window that they may have been exposed to high levels of the ba..
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Children at a city-run preschool program in Albuquerque, N.M., are being examined by doctors after teachers learned they had pricked themselves with hypode..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations has a new member - South Sudan. The African nation, which gained independence Saturday, became the U.N.'s 193rd member by acclamation Thurs..
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Character actor Roberts Blossom, who played the white-bearded neighbor "old man Marley" in the movie "Home Alone," has died at age 87 in Southern Califo..
DENVER (AP) - Dozens of flights have been canceled or delayed at Denver International Airport following a hail storm that damaged planes and stranded about 1,000 passengers overnig..
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) - The traumatic brain injury that Army Staff Sgt. Isidoro Castillo suffered when a suicide bomber attacked his unit in Afghanistan could have mea..