A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former U.S. Navy mail clerk has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for falsely claiming he saw horrific acts of violence during combat in Vietnam so he ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has the votes for Senate ratification of a new arms control treaty with Russia. At least nine Republicans have announced publicly that they..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida will gain two congressional seats based on the latest U.S. Census data, which gives it even more influence in presidential elections. Florida is currently the ..
ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. teen birth rate hit an all-time low in 2009 - a decline that stunned experts say is partly because of the economy. The birth rate for teenagers fell to 39 b..
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a first for any age group, more than half of Americans age 25-29 live in households with cell phones but no traditional landline telephones. A report on phone ..
The Iraqi parliament Tuesday voted in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki\'s government, nine months after a hotly disputed national election that threatened to inflame the country\'s deep sectarian tensions. FULL STORY l How the deal got done
South Korea downplayed North Korea\'s decision to not follow through on threatened retaliation to its live-fire military drill this week as political maneuvering, according to a key South Korean military official.
At least six people were killed Monday night after an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck southeastern Iran, state-run Press TV reports.
Toyota has agreed to pay more than $32 million in penalties after two federal investigations that faulted the Japanese automaker for its handling of recent auto recalls, the U.S. Transportation Department announced Monday night.
The U.N. is extending its peacekeepers\' mission in Ivory Coast through June 30, despite an expulsion order days earlier by the West African nation\'s disputed incumbent president.
South Korea\'s live-fire military exercise has ended, the country\'s defense ministry says, ending drills that North Korea had warned could ignite a war. Island residents flee | What\'s behind Koreas tensions? |
Intense drone activity in Pakistan\'s tribal region has moved northward, mirroring the movement of suspected militants as they try to flee the targeted strikes, according to a senior Pakistani military official.
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Kosovo\'s prime minster lashed out at critics Monday over a recent report alleging that officials may have stolen organs from prisoners of war and political rivals, calling it \"pure fabrication.\"
Although Congress has now voted to repeal the military\'s controversial \"don\'t ask, don\'t tell\" policy, it will be at least a few months before the historic change takes effect.
Frustrated passengers crammed Europe\'s major airports Monday as heavy snowfall forced new cancellations and delays for fliers across the continent.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned that he will tighten the application of Islamic law, or sharia, in northern Sudan if southern Sudan votes for independence next month, the Sudan News Agency reported.
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - The nation's first face transplant patient has said a donor saved her from a life of eating and breathing through a tube, but until this weekend she knew her ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of violent and property crimes continued to decline in the first half of 2010, according to preliminary crime report released by the FBI Monday. The FBI's..