MIAMI - The death of a 10-year-old girl whose beaten and chemically burned body was found in her adoptive father's bug extermination truck has spurred a statewide debate over wheth..
Two people died and more than 8,000 others were left homeless in southern Brazil as heavy rains pelted the area since Friday, the state-run Agencia Brasil news agency reported Monday, citing civil defense officials.
WASHINGTON - Gen. David Petraeus will deliver his assessment of progress in the nearly 10-year-old war in Afghanistan to President Barack Obama on Monday in his first return to the..
WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama asked Congress on Monday to rewrite the nation's main education law before the new school year starts in September, setting an ambitious timetabl..
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. will stand by long-time ally Japan as it recovers from last week's earthquake and tsunami and the nuclear crisis that those..
ATLANTA - The federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a court's decision that denied a freelance reporter a request for mug shots. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Fri..
Indian naval patrols captured 61 suspected Somali pirates and rescued 13 crew from a hijacked fishing vessel after a crossfire in the Arabian Sea over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Tokyo and other parts of Japan faced blackouts on Monday as the country tried to return to work and a sense of normality.
A massive emergency response operation is underway in northern Japan, with world governments and international aid groups coming together to bring relief to the beleaguered island nation.
Libyan state TV reported Sunday that the opposition-held town of al-Bregahad been \"been cleansed from the criminal gangs and mercenaries, the area is now safe, and all citizens should go back to their work and their normal life.\"
Rescuers begin a fourth day picking through the rubble of northern Japan on Monday as the country\'s prime minister called on his country to pull together. FULL STORY | NUCLEAR FEARS | RESCUES | LIVE BLOG | FULL COVERAGE
At least two prisoners were killed and 14 people wounded Sunday when a riot erupted at a Tikrit, Iraq, prison, police officials in Tikrit said.
Israel approved the construction of several hundred housing units in the West Bank, the prime minister\'s office said early Sunday, a day after five Israelis were killed in their home in the disputed territory.
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Moammar Gadhafi's forces drove rebels from one of their final strongholds on Libya's main coastal highway on Sunday, pushing at least 25 miles deeper into op..
For the second time in two days, security forces fired live ammunition and lobbed tear gas during protests in Change Square outside Sanaa University on Sunday, Ala\'a Al-Khowlani, a witness at the scene, said.
The trial of American hikers charged with espionage in Iran will resume May 11, the state run Islamic Republic News Agency reported Sunday, citing the head of the Justice Ministry.
SENDAI, Japan (AP) - The estimated death toll from Japan's disasters climbed past 10,000 Sunday as authorities raced to combat the threat of multiple nuclear reactor meltdowns and ..
Five members of an Israeli family were killed in the West Bank early Saturday morning in what the Israeli military is calling a terror attack
Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide will end his exile and return to Haiti within the next week or so, ahead of the country\'s elections, his lawyer told CNN Saturday.
U.S. contractor Alan P. Gross was sentenced Saturday to 15 years in prison for crimes against the Cuban state, Cuba\'s state-run news agency reported.