WASHINGTON - The White House is working aggressively to erase conflicting messages on Egypt that have frustrated even President Barack Obama. After comments by some State Departmen..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday he is dropping a plan to sell 24 state government buildings to private investors. The state had been in ne..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new Republican-led House is showing no appetite for making federal taxpayers help state and local governments cope with widespread budget problems. Even some ..
Iranian authorities have warned against any attempt by Iran\'s opposition movement to hold a rally in support of the popular uprisings in the Middle East, Iran\'s state news agency reported.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with killing a patient and seven babies born alive is demanding a preliminary evidence hearing despite a lengthy grand ju..
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haiti\'s first democratically president who has been living in exile in South Africa for seven years, has been issued a new passport to return home, his U.S. attorney said Wednesday.
Helicopters early Wednesday were prepared to take off from Villavicencio, Colombia and into the jungle for what would be the first of five hostage releases by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
CONGERS, N.Y.Police have found footprints at the top of a cliff, about 300 feet above the place where a hiker's body was discovered. Clarkstown, N.Y., police Sgt. Harry Baumann say..
ST. LOUIS- The girlfriend of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV died at his home after accidentally overdosing on the painkiller oxycodone. St. Louis County Medical Examiner..
Despite reports of a return to normalcy on the Egyptian street, the situation on the ground is anything but: Protests continue while statements from leaders have served only to maintain or even stoke the tinderbox status of negotiations. FULL STORY | PROTESTS CONTINUE | iREPORTER PHOTOS | TIMELINE | OPINION
WASHINGTON (AP) - A group that wants to build a National Museum of the American People in Washington to tell the history of immigration is calling on Congress to jump-start the eff..
ATLANTA (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is coming to Atlanta to celebrate the first anniversary of her campaign to reduce childhood obesity. Obama will visit Burgess-Peterson Acad..
A tanker was hijacked on Wednesday in the North Arabian Sea, the European Union Naval Force said.
Italian prosecutors Wednesday will formally request a fast-track trial of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for alleged abuse of power, sex with an underage prostitute, or both, they said.
A Southern Sudanese minister and his bodyguard were fatally shot Monday in Juba, authorities said.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor boycotted his war crimes trial again Wednesday after judges rejected a delayed summary from his defense team, a court official said.
Talks between North and South Korea collapsed Wednesday after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on securing high-level military discussions during preparatory meetings held in the border area of Panmunjom.
At least seven people were killed and 68 others were wounded after three car bomb explosions Wednesday in Iraq\'s oil-rich northern city of Kirkuk, said Jamal Taher, police chief.
Washington D.C. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may soon be history. Friday the White House will roll out plans that include three options to phase out the..
North and South Korea wrapped up working-level military talks Tuesday with no conclusion and agreed to resume discussions on Wednesday.