For more than a week, opponents of Egypt\'s President Hosni Mubarak had the upper hand in Cairo, protesting with near impunity in the face of police and an army who did little to stop them.
Australians braced Wednesday as a massive, powerful cyclone neared the country\'s northeastern coast. Tropical Cyclone Yasi was predicted to make landfall at about 10 p.m. (7 a.m. ET) Wednesday.
A vast winter storm brought blizzard conditions to large sections of the upper Midwest and Ohio Valley early Wednesday, spreading a dangerous mix of snow, wind, ice and cold.
President Barack Obama signed ratification documents for America\'s new nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia on Wednesday, clearing the way for the two powers to put the landmark accord into effect.
Opposition groups in Jordan are upset with King Abdullah II\'s choice for a new prime minister, saying the decision should have been made in a different way.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has spoken with Egypt's new vice president to urge an investigation into violent attacks on protesters by pro-government..
NEW YORK (AP) - Hacker activists started attacking Egyptian government websites on Wednesday, apparently taking them offline soon after the country restored Internet service. An In..
Leaders around the globe joined a chorus of condemnation Wednesday over the eruption of violence in Cairo as embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak struggled to maintain his grip on power.
CAIRO (AP) - Supporters of President Hosni Mubarak unleashed their fury on the media Wednesday, beating and threatening journalists who were covering fierce battles between pro- an..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An orbiting NASA telescope is finding whole new worlds of possibilities in the search for alien life, including more than 50 potential planets that appear to be i..
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities were searching Wednesday for a gunman suspected of shooting a school official at a Northern California elementary school. A man shot an..
NEW YORK (AP) - A daily newspaper designed by News Corp. exclusively for Apple's iPad is available for $40 annually, comparable to what some big-city publishers charge monthly to d..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire farmer who became a folk hero to gun rights activists has won early release from prison. The New Hampshire Executive Council voted unanim..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Wednesday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has a chance to show the world "exactly who he is" by bringing desperately needed change to h..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge is questioning whether a key component of the landmark Voting Rights Act is outdated. At a hearing Wednesday in Washington, U.S. District Judge Jo..
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - Roofs are collapsing across the Northeast as additional snow and ice become too heavy for structures to bear. No one has been seriously injured. A commercial ..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new agreement aims to stop federal prisoners from collecting bogus tax refunds in their cells. Sen. Charles Schumer says federal officials agreed Wednesday to..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's health care law has too much momentum for one judge to stop it. Most insurers, hospital executives and state officials expect they'll kee..
Watching the administration try to find the right balance in its response to the crisis in Egypt is like seeing the public face of the foreign policy establishment change before our very eyes:
More than 5,500 flights have been canceled across the country for the second day in a row, as ice and snow continue to bring airport operations to a crawl. There have been about 13..