The worst may have passed in the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, but cleaning up when it\'s finally over is likely to take decades and cost Japan an untold fortune.
Indonesia is on high alert after police foiled terror plans to detonate bombs Friday near a church in a Jakarta suburb.
China and the United States will hold two days of talks on human rights in Beijing next week, the State Department said Friday.
Japan\'s cabinet on Friday approved a $49 billion budget to help in the reconstruction of areas decimated by last month\'s earthquake and tsunami.
Authorities in the Mexican north-central state of Durango have confirmed the discovery of 26 bodies in a mass grave. According to the Durango State\'s Attorney\'s Office, the bodies were found in a residential area in the capital city of the same name.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s top executive is stepping down following a "challenging year" that included a natural gas pipeline explosion in a San Franci..
President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drones in Libya, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Sen. John Ensign announced he will resign amid an ethics investigation. Ensign said Thursday he will send Vice President Joe Biden a letter Friday maki..
CBS News, New York - It's early yet, but the Grand Old Party clearly has its work cut out to sell the voting American public on a candidate to challenge President Obama in the..
As blood flows on the battlefields that are Libya\'s towns and cities, the optimism that surfaced at the start of the conflict is but a memory. It seems that the war could drag on for weeks, months or perhaps even years.
It\'s official. The bad boy of Haitian music is now the troubled nation\'s new president.
DENVER (AP) - Federal prosecutors are investigating Chipotle Mexican Grill over issues with documents showing whether its employees can work legally in the U.S. The Denver-based re..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are collecting location data about their users. The most recent dust-up, prompte..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drone aircraft in Libya to improve the precision of low-level attacks on ground targets, Defense Sec..
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday warned perpetrators of postelection violence that \"enough is enough,\" saying the unrest brings back memories of events leading up to a 1960s civil war in the nation.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Justice Department is assembling a team to investigate fraud or manipulation in the oil markets. Obama discussed gas prices and me..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's economic upheaval has been especially hard on young people trying to start their working lives with a high school education or less. Only about a thi..
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota recalled more than 300,000 RAV4 and Highlander vehicles Thursday so that it can fix an issue related to their airbags. The recall i..
Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who alleges rape and abuse by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s security forces, said Thursday she feels defeated and lives in fear that she will be punished gravely for her words.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, partly reversing a sharp jump in applications the previous week. The Labor Department said Thursday that..