A Human Rights Watch official is calling on the government of Bahrain to investigate a Monday morning teargas attack on the Bani Jamra home of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal lost his job when Rolling Stone magazine ran an article in which some of his aides made disparaging remarks about the vice president and others. But a newly released investigation by the Department of Defense inspector general finds neither McChrystal nor any of his aides did anything wrong.
Following weeks of unrest, Burkina Faso\'s president named a former ambassador as the country\'s new prime minister, state media reported Monday.
Violence has broken out in cities across northern Nigeria as supporters of incumbent Goodluck Jonathan say he is poised to emerge as the winner of the country\'s presidential election.
The nightmare in Libya\'s war-torn city of Misrata intensified Monday amid more shelling on the city and desperate measures to get medical care, an opposition spokesman said.
Two suicide car bombs exploded Monday morning near a security checkpoint at an entrance to Baghdad\'s Green Zone, killing three people and injuring at least 20, officials with Iraq\'s Interior Ministry told CNN.
U.S officials defended America\'s role in the NATO-led mission in Libya Monday, amid criticism that Washington is not doing enough as the coalition struggles.
NEW YORK (AP) - A warning from Standard & Poor's that the agency might lower its rating on U.S. government debt has sent stocks on their worst slide in a month. S&P said to..
Dozens of protesters were injured Sunday by Yemeni security forces as thousands packed into anti-government demonstrations, witnesses and medical personnel said.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed the West for unrest bubbling throughout the Middle East and North Africa in a speech Monday on Iran\'s National Army Day.
Syrian security forces killed as many as 19 people over the past two days in areas where anti-government protests have been under way, opposition sources said.
WASHINGTON - The American dream of life getting better for each new generation feels like a myth to many of today's young adults. After coming of age during a deep recession, most ..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Online dating site Match.com says it will begin screening its users against the national sex offender registry. The president of the popular singles site Mandy G..
TOKYO- A pair of thin robots on treads sent to explore buildings inside Japan's crippled nuclear reactor came back Monday with disheartening news: Radiation levels are far too high..
SANFORD, N.C.- North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue plans to tour areas that were hit hard by a ferocious storm system with killer twisters that ripped through the South, killing at ..
WASHINGTON- Air traffic controllers will get an extra hour off between shifts so they don't doze off at work, but officials have rejected another proposed remedy: on-the-job nappin..
NEW YORK - Republican Tim Pawlenty disclosed his 2012 presidential aspirations on Facebook. Rival Mitt Romney did it with a tweet. President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election..
The death toll from Japan\'s earthquake and tsunami rose to nearly 14,000 on Monday as efforts continued to stabilize a crippled nuclear reactor plant. INSIDE THE EVACUATION ZONE | \'UNCHARTERED\' MENTAL HEALTH TOLL |
Greg Mortensen, the high-profile advocate of girls\' education in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been forced to defend his best-selling book \"Three Cups of Tea\" against charges that key stories in it are false.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Taxpayers got an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year. They can thank the nation's capital for the extra time. The filing deadline wa..