A judge in Moscow sentenced Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former head of the Russia\'s Yukos oil company, and his business partner to 14 years in prison on corruption charges.
Yemen is releasing hundreds of jailed insurgents after the president\'s directive to free 500 detainees as part of a peace agreement, the country\'s embassy in Washington announced.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Protests against a sharp increase in fuel prices intensified and turned violent in Bolivia on Thursday, as thousands of demonstrators demanded President Evo ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The era of the FEMA trailer - a symbol of the prolonged rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina - might be drawing to a close in New Orleans. Citing the remaining 221 ..
Closed-circuit TV footage that led British police to identify Stephen Griffiths as a serial killer shows the self-proclaimed \"Crossbow Cannibal\" in the hallway outside his apartment shortly after he killed one of his victims.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Delta flight en route from Detroit to Phoenix has made an emergency landing in Colorado Springs after having trouble with one of its engines. Fligh..
At least 14 civilians died when a mini-bus struck a road mine in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Police in Jamaica say a woman killed a newborn baby girl by throwing her out a second-story window at the island's largest maternity hospital. Constable Ya..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The International House of Pancakes has dropped its legal flap against a Missouri church over their shared initials. The Glendale-based flapjack chain accused th..
WASHINGTON (AP) - You paid your Medicare taxes all those years and want your money's worth: full benefits after you retire. Nearly three out of five people say in a recent Associat..
China\'s anti-pornography campaign shut down more than 60,000 pornographic websites this year, with police investigating almost 2,200 criminal cases, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Thursday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The U.S. coal industry had its deadliest year in nearly two decades in 2010, with much of the death toll stemming from a single explosion. As of Thursday, ..
DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling nearly 15,000 trucks and crossovers due to problems with electrical systems that can short and create a fire. The Detroit automaker said Thursday t..
FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has rejected parole for a Southern California dentist who killed three people in the 1980s by administering fatal doses of anesthet..
Twelve men of Somali origin arrested in the Netherlands last week on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack have been released, but three of them are still being treated as \"suspects,\" a government official said on Thursday.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - An Iraqi asylum seeker accused of plotting a shooting attack on the Copenhagen office of a newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad was ..
Sudan threatened to withdraw from peace talks with rebels in the western Darfur region unless an agreement was struck by Thursday.
A Taiwanese fishing vessel has not been heard from since reporting that pirates were attacking it in the Indian Ocean several days ago, authorities said Thursday.
The last agent on the police force in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has been missing and is believed to have been kidnapped, a government official said Wednesday.
The family of Frank Buckles, the nation\'s lone living veteran of World War I, hopes he makes it to his 110th birthday about a month from now, despite troubling signs he is on the decline.