A 52-year-old Nepalese man reached the top of Mount Everest for the 21st time on Wednesday, breaking a record he set last year for the number of ascents of the world\'s tallest peak, a tourism official ministry said.
While America gets ready for the finale of \"American Idol\" and tunes into hot new shows such as NBC\'s \"The Voice,\" Europe is busy watching the continent\'s annual vocal competition that many say gave rise to the entire phenomena of televised singing throw-downs: Eurovision.
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Burt Reinhardt, a television pioneer who helped lead the evolution of 24-hour news coverage as president of CNN, died Tuesday at 91, according to family members.
Leftist guerrillas with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) offered Venezuela\'s intelligence agency \"training in urban terrorism involving targeted killings\" and suggested they were willing to assassinate opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, according to a new study of the Colombian rebels\' records.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The crest of the swollen Mississippi River has rolled past Memphis, Tenn., and into the mostly poor, fertile Delta region. Floodwaters have already washed a..
New NATO airstrikes shook Tripoli Tuesday after the alliance\'s secretary-general dismissed complaints that the allied campaign against longtime Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi had fallen into a stalemate.
The United States will be given access to Osama bin Laden\'s wives and children, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik told CNN on Tuesday.
The final autopsy report on a San Diego State exchange student whose body was pulled from a Madrid river last March indicates an accidental drowning death with no signs of external violence, a Spanish court official said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. authorities are asking European officials for help gathering evidence against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong in a case related to the use ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats are trying once again to advance legislation that would give some young illegal immigrants a chance to live legally in the U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illi..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states' Medicaid funding by about one-thi..
CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida is warning that the U.S. has committed a "big mistake" and a "serious sin" in killing Osama bin Laden and is calling on Muslims to avenge his death. In a stat..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel is questioning executives from Apple and Google about why iPhones and handheld wireless devices running Google's Android software store location da..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats running the Senate are seeking to strip the five biggest oil companies of tax breaks that pad their profits by $2 billion a year and instead use the mon..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A man committed suicide on Tuesday in a plunge of 39 floors from a segment of the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, according to the its owner..
PAKTIKA, Afghanistan (AP) - A hundred or so turbaned, bearded Afghans packed the plastic mats outside the fort, staring skeptically at Afghan officials on a makeshift outdoor stage..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was a storybook marriage in 1986 on a spring weekend on Cape Cod that united a princess of an American political dynasty, Maria Shriver, and the gap-toothed m..
NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker's 36-year history. Buying Skype ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is making his first trip as president to the U.S.-Mexico border, using the setting to sharpen his call for a remake of the nation's immigra..