Messages and videos posted on social media sites Thursday signaled that anti-government protests in Libya were gathering steam in several cities, with some turning violent on a \"Day of Rage.\"
Iran has submitted an official request for two of its warships to sail through the Suez Canal, an Egyptian official told CNN Thursday, in a move that puts Egypt\'s new military regime in a prickly position with Israel.
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of a former ruling party official and three ministers from deposed strongman Hosni Mubarak\'s government, including its onetime interior minister, the state news agency MENA announced Thursday.
A series of fiery blasts killed more than 10 people and injured dozens of others at a military camp in Tanzania, authorities said early Thursday.
DES MOINES, Iowa- A standout Iowa high school wrestler refused to compete against a girl at the state tournament on Thursday, relinquishing any chance of becoming a champion becaus..
Hundreds of Palestinians rallied for unity in Ramallah Thursday, calling on Hamas, Fatah and other Palestinian political factions to heal the divide between them amid arguments over elections scheduled for September in the Palestinian territories.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Two of three Afghan students missing from an upstate New York college program have been heard from, but their whereabouts remain a mystery, a Department of S..
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said he will not implement the federal health care overhaul after a judge in Florida struck down the law as unconstitutional. It's no..
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Detainees held in lockups run by Egypt's military say they were forced to strip to their underwear, whipped and subjected to electric shocks, according to testi..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Is anyone going to fix Social Security? Medicare? Medicaid? Before they overwhelm the federal government? While President Barack Obama and congressional leaders o..
WASHINGTON- The Obama administration expressed alarm and displeasure Thursday over a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in key U.S. ally Bahrain as a wave of political..
AUBURN, Ala.- A 62-year-old Dadeville man has been arrested in connection with the poisoning of the historic Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University. Auburn Police Chief Tom..
WOODBURY, N.Y.- Sarah Palin is still thinking about running for president in 2012. She said there should be no new gun control measures enacted because of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Gi..
At least one person was injured in clashes between stone-throwing pro- and anti-government demonstrators in Yemen\'s capital Sanaa on Thursday.
Nine people were killed and 47 were injured Thursday when hundreds of protesters clashed with security forces in Sulaimaniya, a city in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, according to Dr. Raykot Hamed Salih, a health official there.
SANAA, Yemen- Thousands of protesters defied appeals for calm from the military and the country's most influential Islamic cleric and marched in cities across Yemen on Thursday, pr..
WASHINGTON (AP) - More U.S. businesses are about to feel the sting of the Obama administration's immigration enforcement strategy. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has s..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Conservatives won a bid to slice arts funding Thursday, while a GOP moderate lost an attempt to ease cuts to heating subsidies for the poor as the House began a t..
BOSTON (AP) - A lawsuit on behalf of several men alleges that a former pediatrician at Children's Hospital Boston performed medically unnecessary genital examinations on them when ..
LONDON (AP) - Gay couples are to be allowed civil partnership ceremonies in places of worship, Britain's government said Thursday - a move advocates welcomed as a step in the right..