SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) - A missing back-country skier was apparently killed by an avalanche in Washington state's Red Mountain area about 50 miles east of Seattle. ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The astronaut husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will announce Friday whether he'll fly on space shuttle Endeavour's final voyage - and all sign..
Ugandan police announced Thursday the arrest of a 22-year-old man who they say confessed to killing gay rights activist David Kato.
The director of public security in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, was gunned down Wednesday night, officials said, though details of the incident remained scarce.
The president of Algeria plans to soon lift a state of emergency that has been in effect for nearly 20 years, the Algerian Press Service reported Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has issued a sharp criticism of attacks on journalists, peaceful demonstrators, human rights activists and diplomats in ..
The lower house of Italy\'s parliament voted Thursday against allowing Milan prosecutors to search property belonging to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, as part of their investigation into charges that he paid for sex with a minor.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An anti-abortion group that has targeted Planned Parenthood released a secretly recorded video Thursday that purports to show a couple posing as a pimp and a p..
Protests in Egypt have dominated international headlines of late, but signs of unrest are prevalent in several countries throughout the Middle East and Africa.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States believes the Egyptian government's democratic efforts have been insufficient. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said Egyptian Vice Preside..
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers reported surprisingly solid January revenue gains Thursday that swept away fears that snowstorms in much of the country had chilled sales. The reports, wh..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say low-cost air carrier JetBlue will begin using technology key to modernizing the nation's air traffic control system beginning in 2012. Trans..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans controlling the House promised Thursday to slash domestic agencies' spending by almost 20 percent in their drive to bring it back to levels in place b..
The main Islamist group in Jordan says it plans further street demonstrations Friday here in the capital to protest the appointment of a new prime minister by King Abdullah II.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - President Barack Obama, turning briefly to his eclipsed domestic agenda Thursday, called on the nation's businesses to make fresh investments in clean ene..
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says that two people, not three, were killed when an SUV jumped a highway bridge guardrail and plummeted more than 80 feet into an i..
It\'s an adventure the passengers on an Antarctic cruise hadn\'t bargained for when they signed up for a voyage to the icy continent.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford Motor Co. recalled nearly 365,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America on Thursday to fix a problem with the interior door handles that could lead to the doo..
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says the "systematic targeting" of journalists in Egypt is unacceptable, and says those detained must be freed. Gibbs..
A Norwegian politician said he has nominated WikiLeaks for a Nobel Peace Prize, citing the website\'s contribution to \"democracy and freedom of speech\" worldwide.