United States became the second country to offer emergency assistance to more than a million affected by flooding in Sri Lanka.
Armed militants in southwest Pakistan set fire to 10 oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan Saturday morning, police said.
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A former police chief in central Louisiana has pleaded guilty to submitting false claims for federal benefits after Hurricane Gustav struck in 2008. Federal ..
Tunisia\'s prime minister announced Friday that he is the interim president of his country\'s embattled government, the latest development in a story of unrest and public outrage in a tiny but significant corner of the Arab world.
One-hundred people died and 14 were injured during a stampede near a religious temple in southern India, the home secretary of Kerala state said.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - A Marine died after going down with an amphibious assault vehicle that sank Friday during a training exercise in a harbor in Southern California, auth..
It was like a tsunami from the sky in Brazil\'s Rio de Janeiro state as flood water gushed through hill towns and giant boulders catapulted from hillsides instantly crushing cars and houses.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Three people convicted for helping a man who gunned down four police officers in a Tacoma suburb have been sentenced to prison. Pierce County prosecutors alleg..
At a frenzied Friday rally in this garrison city outside of Islamabad, thousands warned Pope Benedict XVI to keep his nose out of the debate over Pakistan\'s blasphemy laws.
The federal government will loosen restrictions on U.S. relations with Cuba beginning in about weeks, a top White House official said Friday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The suspected gunman in the Arizona mass shooting had photos developed, bought bullets at a Walmart and posted "Goodbye friends" on the Internet before he went..
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A woman was arraigned in a Boston hospital bed Friday on accusations that she killed her 8-year-old son and tried to commit suicide by lighting a hibachi grill..
Police say a male model confessed to strangling and castrating a prominent Portuguese television journalist in his posh Manhattan hotel room, according to a court document released Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke was an extraordinary diplomat with a clear-eyed vision of America's place in the world who "served h..
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri returned to his crisis-plagued homeland Friday, pledging his cooperation in the forming of a new government.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former publicist for the organization that runs the Golden Globes sued the group on the eve of its glitzy awards show, claiming it engages in payola schemes fo..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The neurosurgeon treating Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Friday doctors are "actually confident" she's making progress in her recovery. Dr. Michael Lemole said h..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minneapolis astronomy professor says he's stunned by the attention he's getting for suggesting the signs of the zodiac are all wrong. Parke Kunkle said in a ne..
Lebanon was plunged into uncertainty with the collapse of the country\'s national unity government. At issue are expectations that a hybrid U.N./Lebanese court will shortly indict members of Hezbollah, widely viewed as Lebanon\'s most powerful party, in the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
India plans in the next 12 months to cut a fourth of its security forces in the Kashmir region under its control. The plan applies to \"populated areas\" and will not include troops along borders, the home secretary says.