As the violence in Syrian appears to be escalating, Britain and France are pushing for a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning attacks on protesters and calling for humanitarian access.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The man nominated to be the next Pentagon chief says the opposition forces in Libya have made gains in the east and west and that Moammar Gadhafi's regime is weak..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Adrian is strengthening off the Pacific coast of Mexico and is now a major hurricane. Forecasters say maximum sustained winds for the first hurricane of the ..
The U.S. government announced Thursday that it has imposed a new round of sanctions against Iran\'s regime, which has come under intense criticism for its recent crackdown against pro-reform protesters.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits hardly changed for a second straight week, stuck at a high level that points to a slowing job market. Weekly un..
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney defended himself Thursday against questions over why he opposed a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler..
German health authorities confirmed two more deaths due to a virulent bacteria outbreak, they said Thursday, bringing the total number of dead in Europe to 27. All but one were in Germany.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner is clinging to his perch in Congress despite new efforts to pry him away and a pair of developments that might inspire others ..
Nine people were killed in eastern Afghanistan Thursday after gunmen attacked a wedding party, a local official said.
Hurricane Adrian churned across the Pacific early Thursday as forecasters warned of dangerous surf and rip currents on the southwestern coast of Mexico.
The four European members of the U.N. Security Council took the lead in presenting a revamped resolution to the United Nations condemning Syria for its crackdown on peaceful anti-government demonstrators. HOW WILL CRISIS UNFOLD? | HOW U.S. SEES SYRIA |
Joran van der Sloot, the suspect in the killing of a young woman in a Peruvian hotel room who has also been linked to the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba, will appear in court Wednesday morning.
Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi launched a new attack on the rebel-held city of Misrata on Wednesday. Anti-government forces report intense shelling from three sides of the city. FULL STORY | DEFIANT GADHAFI
Yemen\'s injured president \"continues to improve\" after he was hurt in a strike Friday at the mosque in the presidential compound in Sanaa, the Yemeni Embassy in Washington said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Robert Mueller has told Congress that one of the early assessments from the intelligence gathered at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan is that a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers on both sides of a battle over debit card fees used populist-style appeals on Wednesday as the Senate neared a vote on whether to block a Federal Reserv..
Greek police arrested an 18-year-old suspected of having hacked into the electronic systems of the FBI and Interpol, they announced Wednesday.
Fruit and vegetable company Werder Frucht has to bring in additional workers these days or risk falling behind. But the workers are not busy selling the company\'s tomatoes: they are busy throwing red, ripe produce in the trash.
The number of suicides in Japan hit a two-year high in the month of May, according to data released Wednesday by the nation\'s authorities.
At least 20 people in greater Port-au-Prince died due to torrential rains that hit Haiti, the country\'s civil protection department said Tuesday.