Zein Sadat, one of the surviving brothers of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, told CNN his 14-year-old grandniece Zeina was kidnapped Sunday morning on her way to school.
French investigators said they have found pieces of the Air France jet that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, killing all 228 people on board. The crash was one of Air France\'s worst tragedies.
Three top editors of Al-Wasat, a Bahraini newspaper critical of the government\'s crackdown on the protest movement in that country, have been fired, according to state-run media reports.
Novak Djokovic beat world number one Rafael Nadal to claim the Miami Masters 1000 title Sunday and maintain his winning start to 2011.
French peacekeepers in war-torn Ivory Coast took control of the airport in the main city, as a battle for Abijdan seemed to be looming. U.N. helicopters patrolled the skies. FULL STORY | Massacre reported
A magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Workers today poured a chemical compound mixed with sawdust and newspaper into a crack at Japan\'s damaged nuclear power facility. Highly radioactive water has been leaking into the ocean, a company official said.
NEW YORK (AP) - BP PLC is asking U.S. regulators to let it resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report that The New York Times published on its website Sunday. The..
NEW YORK (AP) - An American Airlines spokesman says a flight from Boston to St. Thomas has landed safely at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport after developing a pressurization pro..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. has agreed to a NATO request for a 48-hour extension of American participation in coalition airstrikes against targets in Libya. A NATO spokeswoman ..
At least one person was killed and 16 were injured in southern Afghanistan Sunday in clashes between police and stone-throwing protesters angry about the burning of a Quran in the United States, a local elder said.
LONDON (AP) - People in cities across the globe have taken part in mass pillow fights as part of International Pillow Fight Day. In London's Trafalgar Square, people came dres..
The deadly battles in Libya forged ahead Sunday as pro-government forces shelled a medical clinic in the city of Misrata, killing one person and wounding 15 others, a hospital source said.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Cash-strapped local governments are increasingly looking to out-of-towners to help pay the bills for police and fire services. A number of towns have sta..
Yemeni security forces attacked protesters at a square in Taiz on Sunday, injuring more than 300 people, including 20 who were in serious condition from beatings or tear gas, according to information from a field hospital.
Highly radioactive water continued leaking Sunday from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility into the Pacific Ocean, following a failed attempt to plug a cracked concrete shaft, a utility company official said.
Notions of a cease-fire in Libya quickly faded Saturday as a battle raged for control of the oil town of al-Brega, where rebel fighters claimed they had lost fighters and vehicles to NATO airstrikes.
In an especially grisly chapter of Ivory Coast\'s four-month conflict, hundreds of people have been killed in the western cocoa-producing town of Duekoue.
A provincial spokesman in Afghanistan said more than 100 people were demonstrating against the burning of a Quran by an American pastor in Florida.
NEW YORK (AP) - More than three decades have passed since Bob Dylan brought the plight of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter into the public consciousness: "Criminals in their coats an..