The clock is ticking for Iraq to ask U.S. troops to stay beyond an end of the year deadline to withdraw from the country.
Spain has a received a message from the office of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi listing \"a series of proposals that could lead to a ceasefire,\" a spokesman for Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said Thursday.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde announced her bid to become head of the International Monetary Fund Wednesday, after its former managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned in the wake of charges he tried to rape a hotel maid in New York.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A former street preacher has been sentenced to life in federal prison for kidnapping Elizabeth Smart. Before the sentencing Wednesday, Smart told Brian David ..
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A person familiar with a federal investigation into John Edwards' political dealings says prosecutors have completed their probe of the two-time presidential c..
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the suspect in the Arizona shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is mentally incompetent to stand trial,..
Clashed erupted in a neighborhood in Sanaa Wednesday morning between tribesman and government officials, as unrest continued in Yemen, witnesses said.
LONDON (AP) - President Barack Obama sought to reassure the world Wednesday that American and European influence remains as dominant as ever, even as rising powers like China and I..
JOPLIN, Missouri (AP) - Rescue and recovery work in Joplin was shadowed by uncertainty Wednesday as crews still hoping to find survivors combed areas that had already been searched..
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Boulder woman says her savvy social media skills are what reunited her with a stolen bike. The Daily Camera reports 30-year-old Elaine Ellis returned home S..
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) - A state official says an overnight storm system that spawned tornadoes in several Midwest states killed a fourth person in western Arkansas. Renee Preslar, a ..
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts jury has acquitted the brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan of manslaughter in the death of their 70-year-old father. Mark Kerrigan was con..
American and British leadership of the world remains \"essential to the cause of human dignity,\" President Barack Obama said Wednesday in a speech to British Parliament. FULL STORY | TRANSCRIPT OF SPEECH
A cloud of volcanic ash will force all airports in Berlin to cancel all flights in and out starting at 11 a.m., the German aviation safety agency said Wednesday.
A savory spread popular with British expatriates has found itself at the center of an unsavory furor in Denmark after authorities pulled it from shop shelves.
Coalition forces in Afghanistan say that a recent security operation in the southeast part of the country suggests an influx of foreign fighters may be underway, just as the Taliban begins its \"fighting season\" against NATO troops.
The Three Gorges Dam -- the world\'s largest hydropower plant -- is having \"urgent problems,\" said China\'s State Council in a statement approved by Premier Wen Jiabao this week. Government representatives warned of environmental, construction and migration \"disasters\" in the midst of the worst drought to hit southern China in 50 years.
Two of the damaged reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan may be riddled with holes, according to the facility\'s owner.
A suicide bomber in an explosive-laden car rammed into a police station in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Wednesday, in a Taliban attack that killed four police officers and injured 21 people, a senior police official said.
The United States is imposing sanctions against seven companies for working with Iran in the energy sector, part of an effort to suppress Tehran\'s nuclear program, the State Department said. Venezuela slammed the move.