Laurent Gbagbo remained defiant in the basement of his Abidjan residence, as a stern warning came from the United Nations that the self-declared Ivory Coast president should seize his last chance for a graceful exit. BAN: IVORY COAST COULD SET AFRICA\'S COURSE |
A powerful earthquake struck Japan on Thursday, triggering a tsunami warning for one prefecture and advisories in others.
At least 13 people, including children and adults, were killed Thursday in a school shooting in Rio de Janeiro, CNN affiliate Record TV reported.
A former U.S. lawmaker said he wants to tell Moammar Gadhafi in person that the embattled Libyan leader needs to step down -- but as Wednesday turned into Thursday, Curt Weldon still had not met him.
Nic Robertson gives behind-the-scene details of his interview with Eman al-Obeidy -- such as the role Gadhafi\'s son Saadi played in facilitating the interview. OPINION: WHEN RAPE IS A TOOL OF WAR |
WASHINGTON- The U.S. may consider sending troops into Libya with a possible international ground force that could aid the rebels, according to the general who led the military miss..
WASHINGTON- The GOP-controlled House has passed legislation seeking to keep the government open for another week while funding the Pentagon through September. But Senate Democrats ..
LONDON (AP) - A gene that can turn many types of bacteria into deadly superbugs was found in about a quarter of water samples taken from drinking supplies and puddles on the street..
NEW YORK (AP) - Blockbuster says a bankruptcy judge has approved Dish Network's $228 million offer for the movie-rental chain, paving the way for a combination of the two media com..
Egypt\'s ruling military council issued a stern warning Thursday, threatening immediate prosecution before a military tribunal for any troops seen participating in a planned protest in Cairo on Friday.
TOKYO - Japan's northeastern coast has been rattled by a strong aftershock. The Japan meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning for a wave of up to one meter. The warning ..
Eight mass graves were uncovered in northeastern Mexico Wednesday, holding at least 59 bodies, the Tamaulipas state attorney general\'s office said.
The Hawaiian islands may get a new and unwelcome addition in coming months -- a giant new island of debris floating in from Japan.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters in Baghdad that his current visit to Iraq will probably be his last.
Rescue crews continued their search Thursday for more than 200 people after the boat they were in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea.
Forces loyal to Ivory Coast\'s elected President Alassane Ouattara stormed the residence of his rival, Laurent Gbagbo, an Ouattara spokeswoman said. HUMANITARIAN CRISIS | POWER STRUGGLE |
As rebel and pro-government forces in Libya maneuvered on the battlefield, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi urged U.S. President Barack Obama to end the NATO bombing of his war-torn country.
Workers scored a key victory Wednesday in their struggle to gain the upper hand in the weeks-long crisis at the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear power facility, though a top Japanese official cautioned the fight was far from over.
FT. MYERS, Fla. - The clock is ticking in the nation's capitol, where lawmakers still have not reached an agreement on how to fund the government. The deadline is Friday at m..
WASHINGTON - Twenty-four states, the District of Columbia and Amtrak are vying for $2.4 billion in federal aid that became available when Florida's governor canceled a high-speed r..