NEW YORK (AP) - Schools closed, governments sent workers home early and planes were grounded Wednesday in an all-too-familiar routine along the East Coast as another snowstorm swep..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A source close to the investigation into 22-year-old Jared Loughner told The Washington Post that a review of his computers turned up the Internet searches. Of..
Afghanistan\'s new parliament was inaugurated in Kabul on Wednesday, four months after a nationwide election that critics said was marked by extensive fraud.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told leaders from around the world that his nation recognizes it has work to do. \"But what we don\'t need is lecturing,\" he said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-level immigration official says it costs $12,500 to arrest, detain and deport each person removed from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deputy ..
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pledging to work together to revamp the federal No Child Left Behind education law, a day after President Barack Obama called on lawmakers in..
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - US Airways says an airplane with 16 people aboard made an emergency landing in Virginia after being struck by lightning. Airline spokeswoman Valerie Wunder sa..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 400,000 Windstar minivans in cold-weather states to fix brackets and mounts which could separate from the vehicle's subframe and could..
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts school teacher who ran off with a male student and pleaded guilty to statutory rape charges was given probation Wednesday by a judg..
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fires top airport security officials Wednesday, two days after a blast killed 35 people at Moscow\'s busiest airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say the colors in the nation's terror alert system will be gone by April 27.The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the ..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has declared a weather emergency, as it faces another storm that could dump up to 10 inches of snow. Officials say any car found blocking roadways or ..
Oil prices rose past $87 a barrel on Wednesday, as investors focused on President Obama's ideas for more jobs and overhaul corporate taxes. Benchmark oil for February delivery rose..
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Obama administration's own experts say proposed new coal mining regulations to protect streams would eliminate thousands of jobs across the country. Th..
ORANGE, Va. (AP) - Wal-Mart has dropped plans for a new store near a Virginia Civil War battlefield after two years of opposition from historians and some residents.Lawyers for the..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Buyers purchased the fewest new homes last year on records going back 47 years.The Commerce Department says 2010 sales totaled 321,000, down 14 percent from 2009...
HOUSTON (AP) - Police stood guard as an ambulance took Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from intensive care to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston on Wednesday, an encouraging step that ca..
NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average broke through 12,000 for the first time in two and half years Wednesday but edged lower in afternoon trading. Investors were ..
A judge jailed a Romanian for 21 years and the man\'s father for six years Wednesday for trafficking girls and women into the UK to force them to become sex slaves, a spokeswoman for Manchester Crown Court said.
In a recent trip to Pakistan to report on a spike in the region\'s violence and bloodshed, VBS.TV founder Suroosh Alvi heard over and over again; America\'s war on terror is falling flat on its face.