BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - The FBI says a North Carolina woman who raised a child kidnapped from a New York hospital two decades ago is in custody on a parole violation charge in Con..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Nearly 150 years after Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant fought in northern Virginia, a conflict over the battlefield is taking shape in a courtroom. The disp..
Iraqi radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has traveled to Iran for a visit, weeks after returning to Iraq and ending three years of self-imposed exile.
Thirty-two people were killed after a bus lost control, crashed into an oil tanker and burst into flames in southeastern Pakistan on Sunday, police said.
Tunisia on Sunday ended a three-day mourning period for dozens of people killed in protests that ousted the country\'s long-term president. As the mourning period ended, small protests broke out in the capital. | FULL STORY | WEEK IN PHOTOS
A judge has given a Mexican singer accused of raping a teen a six-day extension to present evidence in the case, state media reported.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Haiti's president says ex-dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier had every right to return home from exile, but must now face up to an in..
DETROIT (AP) - A person familiar with the plan says General Motors Co. is adding a shift and more than 650 jobs at its assembly plant in Flint. The pe..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he will use his State of the Union address to outline an agenda to create jobs now and boost American competitiveness over the long te..
POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - Peace Corps founder and 1972 Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sargent Shriver has been laid to rest alongside his late wife at a cemetery in Barnstable, M..
HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' chief physician says she is "even more alert today" and progressing nicely with therapy a day after arriving at Texas Medical Center in Hous..
Algerian security forces clashed Saturday with protesters who defied a ban and took to the streets of the capital demanding political reform.
Embattled Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen announced Saturday that he will step down as leader of the Fianna Fail political party but stay on as prime minister until the March 11 elections.
Former U.S. Congressman Bob Barr was among a group of American attorneys accompanying former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier as he spoke in the country\'s capital Friday.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Tunisia's once-feared police staged a rally of their own Saturday, demanding better salaries and insisting they're not to blame for shooting deaths among prot..
Negotiations over Iran\'s controversial nuclear program resumed Saturday morning after an opening session that lasted almost until midnight.
New documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show \"unjustified homicide\" of detainees and concerns about the condition of confinement in U.S.-run prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, according to the ACLU.
Tunisians, spurred by the suicide of an unemployed college graduate after police confiscated his fruit cart, have been protesting for weeks over what they consider poor living conditions, high unemployment, government corruption and repression. Last Friday, Tunisia\'s president fled the country. In the days that followed, crowds of people continued to take to the streets in the nationwide grassroots uprising.
Tunisia\'s new government is interrogating 33 people from ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali\'s entourage, a top official said Friday, while 1,200 others who have \"spread terror among the population\" have been arrested, according to state media.
An unmanned Japanese rocket was launched Saturday on a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, the nation\'s Kyodo news agency reported.