CERES, Calif. - The driver of a pickup truck ran a stop sign and plowed into a group of California junior high school students, killing one girl and injuring four others, police sa..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court says merchants in the state can no longer ask credit card customers for their ZIP codes. The high court ruled unanimously on Thurs..
DUBLIN- A small commuter aircraft carrying 12 people crashed and flipped on its back Thursday while trying to land in heavy fog at Cork Airport in southwest Ireland, killing six pe..
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he is transferring power to his vice president, Omar Suleiman. (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
WASHINGTON- The federal government's budget deficit grew by $50 billion in January and is expected to finish the year as the highest in history. The Treasury Department said Thursd..
Authorities on Thursday ordered the closure of a restaurant for repeatedly violating the nation\'s tough new anti-smoking law, the first such shutdown in Spain, officials told CNN.
Facing mounting domestic political pressure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday announced a series of economic measures aimed at bringing down rapidly rising prices for food and gasoline.
Iranian authorities have blocked reformist websites and detained several opposition supporters and activists, opposition website Saham News reported Thursday.
The number of people killed in Egypt\'s protests against President Hosni Mubarak could be two or even three times higher than previously estimated, a human rights activist on the ground warned Thursday.
CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - Rep. Christopher Lee of western New York abruptly resigned with only a vague explanation of regret after a gossip website reported that the married congressma..
Protests in Egypt have dominated international headlines of late, but signs of unrest are prevalent in several countries throughout the Middle East and Africa.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - Saying tomorrow's economy can't thrive on yesterday's infrastructure, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his five-year plan to lure new industries ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid reports that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was about to step down, President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States stands ready "to support an orde..
A teenage suicide bomber killed at least 27 army recruits and wounded 42 others Thursday when he blew himself up at a military training center in northwest Pakistan, officials said.
Six people were killed and six were injured when a small plane crashed at Cork Airport in southern Ireland on Thursday, local officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Airlines' strategy to cancel flights early and often ahead of bad weather paid off in December, when not a single U.S. flight was stuck for more than three hours be..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent expert says Pakistan has begun building what appears to be a fourth plutonium reactor, increasing concerns that the volatile nation is creating mor..
BERLIN- A 48-year-old German suspected of fathering at least seven children with his stepdaughter goes on trial next week over allegations he abused both her and his daughter for m..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Egyptian carpenter at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo was killed by gunfire after leaving his home two weeks ago, the State Department said Thursday. Secretary of St..
MIAMI (AP) - State Senate leaders may propose cutting dentistry, optometry and mental health services for Medicaid patients as they try to curb the program's budget, which is expec..