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..
Japan\'s Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Tuesday that he will give up his salary until the nuclear crisis in the country is over.
The European Union slapped sanctions on 13 top Syrian officials, including President Bashar al-Assad\'s brother, for \"violence against demonstrators,\" it announced Tuesday.
Hosni Mubarak will remain in detention for at least another 15 days, as prosecutors further investigate the former Egyptian president and other high-ranking members of his deposed government, state media reported.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Mississippi River has hit its high point in Memphis, Tenn., so things shouldn't get any worse. But there's still quite a mess to clean up. The National We..
While urging more cooperation with China, senior U.S. officials Monday repeatedly stressed differences over human rights, reflecting a harder line from the Obama administration on a major disagreement between the two economic powers.
The United Nations\' humanitarian chief is expected Monday to brief the Security Council on fighting between Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s forces and rebels, including the heavy toll it has taken in the port city of Misrata.
Yemeni security forces opened fire on protesters in Taiz on Monday, killing at least six and injuring hundreds, a medical official in the southwestern city said.
Pakistan will allow the United States to question or take into custody the apparent wives of Osama bin Laden only if their \"country of origin has been asked for permission,\" a senior Pakistani intelligence source told CNN.
Dignitaries, a red carpet and a child with a bouquet of flowers greeted Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he landed at Istanbul airport in Turkey on Monday. It was perhaps the warmest welcome he has received in weeks.
Syrian security forces were using soccer stadiums as makeshift prisons Monday after raiding homes and arresting hundreds of residents in at least two cities, the directors of two human rights organizations said.
DETROIT (AP) - Federal safety regulators are investigating a fuel tank problem that could affect more than 2.7 million Ford F-150 pickup trucks.The National Highway Traffic Safety ..
Egypt\'s general prosecutor on Monday extended the detention of two of former President Hosni Mubarak\'s sons, saying further investigation is needed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Newt Gingrich is running for president. The former House speaker disclosed his bid on Twitter and Facebook on Monday and urged followers to tune into Fox News on Wed..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton both expressed concerns on Monday about the recent security crackdown that has occurred in ..
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Police in South Carolina say a 17-year-old shot his mother to death on Mother's Day. A judge on Monday denied bond for Joshua David McEachern, who has been ch..
BOSTON (AP) - The nation's first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter told him when she saw him after the operation was "Daddy, you're so handsome..
The Cuban government said Monday that it plans to study ways to allow residents of the island nation to travel abroad as tourists, suggesting it will ease the bureaucratic hurdles and outright restrictions that prevent many residents from leaving.
DETROIT (AP) - Travel time for rail passengers between Chicago and Detroit will be 30 minutes shorter along the 235-mile route following construction of new high-speed tracks and s..