Two armed groups raped more than 150 women in a village in the volatile North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a four-day spree, a United Nations official said Monday.
Saudi authorities backed away Monday from reports last week that a court was preparing to order a man paralyzed as punishment for paralyzing another man, allegedly in a fight.
Authorities in the Mexican state of Hidalgo recovered seven bodies from two mines over the weekend, believed to be related to drug cartel activity, the Hidalgo state attorney general\'s office said Monday.
Rescue workers in Chile are preparing tubes packed with flashlights, food and medicine after learning that 33 miners trapped for nearly three weeks are still alive in an underground shelter.
Seven people died and two suffered critical injuries in Monday\'s attack in the Philippines on a bus carrying tourists from Hong Kong. FULL STORY l BUS DRIVER ESCAPES l SIEGE COMES TO END
A nurse at a Romanian hospital has been charged with murder in the deaths of five newborns killed in a fire in an intensive care unit, prosecutors said Monday.
Two suspects were arrested after the seizure Sunday of two tons of raw elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Nairobi\'s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Kenya Wildlife Services said Monday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, but many of the people hit hardest by the huge spill are struggling as badly as ever. Large charities provid..
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - Military officials say a North Carolina-based Marine has been killed in combat in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that 19-year-..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods and his wife are officially divorced. The lawyers for Woods and Elin Nordegren say in a statement that the divorce became official Monday in Ba..
Twenty-six people were killed Monday afternoon when a teenage suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northwest Pakistan, a government official told CNN.
HOUSTON (AP) - The official in charge of identifying and dealing with risks of BP's offshore Gulf marine operations today acknowledged he rarely had contact with a key manager at t..
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A 12-hour hostage drama aboard a Philippine bus ended in bloodshed Monday, with at least seven Chinese tourists dead along with the disgruntled ex-police..
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden has told a military veterans convention in Indianapolis that insurgents in Iraq have failed in their efforts to undermine elections and..
LOUISA, Va. (AP) - A man who shot and killed his son and nephew and wounded four other relatives had been involved in an ongoing family dispute over a piece of property in a rural ..
NEW YORK (AP) - A man charged with selling secrets about finances at Walt Disney Co. has pleaded guilty in federal court in New York to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wi..
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - Family and friends have gathered to remember a 23-year-old Army medic from Plant City who died after serving two months in Afghanistan. Paul O. Cuzzupe died fr..
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) - The economy and changes in lifestyle have U.S. golf clubs in the rough. Greg Nathan of the National Golf Foundation says that in 2009, about 140 of the coun..
A panel of Peruvian judges is considering whether to uphold the confession of Joran van der Sloot, who is accused of killing a 21-year-old woman.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chileans are euphoric after learning that all 33 workers trapped in a collapsed mine for 17 days are alive and well. President Sebastian Pinera says "Today a..