MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - Three people who vanished from a blood-spattered home more than a week ago were found dead inside a hollow tree Thursday, days after the teenage daughter ..
The cholera epidemic already blamed for more than 1,100 deaths in Haiti could worsen because of poor sanitation in the earthquake-ravaged country, U.S. medical researchers reported Thursday.
President Barack Obama urged the lame duck Senate to quickly ratify the new arms control treaty with Russia, arguing that United States cannot \"afford to gamble\" on the need to effectively monitor that country\'s nuclear stockpile.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans in the House have blocked a bill that would have extended jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed beyond the holiday season.The most recent exte..
A Pakistani court sentenced a mother to death because of something she said. Prosecutors say Asia Bibi, who is a Christian, broke Pakistan\'s strict blasphemy law by insulting Islam and the prophet Mohammed. FULL STORY | WATCH
NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors stock began trading on Wall Street again Thursday, signaling the rebirth of an American corporate icon that collapsed into bankruptcy and was rescued..
A powerful family accused in what is considered the worst politically motivated killings in recent Philippine history has committed many other atrocities with impunity over two decades, a human rights group says.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is acquitted of all but one count of conspiracy-related charges, in a landmark civilian trial involving the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in civilian court.
Cholera has arrived in the Dominican Republic, and so have fear and worry.
The Christian Motorcyclists Association came to Haiti to distribute motorcycles to pastors. Instead, angry Haitians, some of them on motorbikes, ended up attacking the 11 American missionaries when they tried to flee this city aboard a big, yellow bus.
Pope Benedict XVI called Wednesday for the release of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy.
She arrived in Saudi Arabia from a small fishing village in Indonesia, a cheery 23-year-old eager to work as a maid to support her family back home.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Sen. Lisa Murkowski has become the first Senate candidate in more than 50 years to win a write-in campaign.Murkowski emerged victorious after a painstaking, t..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A rural Wisconsin man blasted his television set with a shotgun after watching Bristol Palin's "Dancing with the Stars" routine Monday night, saying he was fed..
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the next Congress.The closed-door vote Wednesday will let the California congresswoman shift from ..
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Transportation Security Administration is acknowledging that the new pat-downs are more invasive than what travelers were used to in the past. TSA..
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - The father of a disabled girl who North Carolina police say was killed said he had nothing to do with her death and did not dismember the child. "There's no wa..
A French health agency is recommending patients who took the diabetes drug Mediator get tested for heart valve damage.
A United Nations committee added Spanish flamenco dancing and French gastronomy to a list of \"intangible heritages\" that need preservation, a spokeswoman for the world body said Wednesday.