Coalition troops in Afghanistan have been issued new guidelines for conducting night raids, an official from NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said Friday.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port ..
Moody\'s has downgraded debt-stricken Ireland by five notches just days after the Irish parliament approved a multi-billion euro international bailout.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive bipartisan tax package preventing a big New Year's Day tax hike for millions of Americans is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature. The..
TOKYO (AP) - An unemployed Japanese man with a knife attacked students and other passengers waiting on two public buses outside a train station Friday in a rampage that left 13 peo..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A storm that's dumped several inches of snow on the Washington area has stranded some passengers at Reagan National Airport. A spokeswoman for Delta Air Lines say..
More than a month after a raging fire killed 58 residents of an apartment building in Shanghai, China\'s largest metropolis, nagging questions remain: Exactly what caused it? Are apartment residents safe? Survivors and families of victims are seeking a \"jiaodai\" -- an accounting -- and closure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police found a stash of sexually explicit photographs and home videos of scores of women when they searched the home of a car mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleep..
The United States and other countries have given President Laurent Gbagbo a deadline to leave Ivory Coast or risk sanctions, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American who sold his construction business and traveled to Haiti to help earthquake victims was in jail Thursday as authorities investigated allega..
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was granted bail by a London court Thursday. He must stay at the mansion of a supporter outside London, report to police daily, wear an electronic tag and post financial sureties.
A top general at the Pentagon said the coming South Korean military exercise risks a reaction from North Korea that could escalate out of control.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Buoyed by a string of hopeful government reports on layoffs, factory production and consumer spending, economists are predicting that hiring and even housing will..
The Israeli Air Force shot down an unidentified flying object over the Dimona nuclear plant in the Negev Desert , the Israel Defense Forces said.
Controversial former Australian politician Pauline Hanson says the government\'s weak policies on asylum seekers are to blame for the deaths of dozens of people off the coast of Christmas Island.
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Teams of border officers combed through the Arizona desert about 10 miles north of Mexico on Thursday in search of the lone outstanding suspect in the fatal s..
NEW YORK (AP) - A Manhattan judge has given Bernard Madoff's former secretary a few more days to make bail. Annette Bongiorno is currently under house arrest in Florida. She had fa..
Authorities in Kosovo must conduct a \"tough, independent investigation\" into allegations of organ harvesting from prisoners of war, a leading European human rights activist demanded Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The big set of sand barriers erected by Louisiana's governor to protect the coastline at the height of the Gulf oil spill was criticized by a presidential commis..
DUBLIN (AP) - Northern Ireland's government says it will investigate decades of cover-ups of child abuse in boarding schools and other institutions run by the Catholic Church, Prot..