NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Several environmental groups are suing BP PLC for the oil spill's toll on endangered species of wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystem.The federal suit filed..
North and South Korea exchanged lists of families to be reunited in the North next week, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean government official.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - At least three service members discharged for being gay have begun a re-enlistment process while gay rights groups continue to tell service members to avoid reveal..
Asian markets fell on Wednesday, following the reaction of U.S. and European markets to China\'s decision to raise its benchmark interest rates by a quarter-percentage point.
Rescue workers in Ecuador believe they are closing in on two of the four miners who were trapped underground after a part of a mine collapsed last week, the state news agency reported Tuesday.
Prior to a suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan last December, some people within the CIA and the Jordanian intelligence service were skeptical about the reliability of a Jordanian informant, but those concerns were not passed on to officers on the base, according to a U.S. intelligence official.
The CIA has filed a civil suit against a former spy who published a book critical of the agency without the necessary review of the material by the agency, in violation of a secrecy agreement.
The trial for two American hikers in jail in Iran on suspicions of spying could begin as early as November, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was admitted to a hospital Tuesday evening, a friend and former colleague of Thatcher\'s told CNN.
A global economic development agency plans to hold its biannual tourism conference in Jerusalem this week, a move that is welcomed by Israel and slammed by the Palestinians.
The United Kingdom will cut its armed forces by 17,000 people -- about 10 percent of its uniformed manpower -- in the next five years, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday.
NFL - The National Football League will immediately begin suspending players for dangerous and flagrant hits, particularly those involving helmets. The NFL says the new disciplinar..
A Saudi prince was found guilty of murdering an aide in London. Bandar Abdulaziz died after a severe beating left him with brain swelling and a fractured neck. He also had bite marks on his face, ears and arm.
DALLAS (AP) - A Jordanian man caught in an FBI sting trying to blow up a Dallas skyscraper has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison. Hosam Smadi was sentenced Tuesday in fe..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tom Bosley, who protrayed the patient, understanding father on television's long-running "Happy Days," has died. He was 83. Bosley's agent, Sheryl Abrams, says B..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department said Tuesday that it is accepting openly gay recruits, but is warning applicants they might not be allowed to stick around for long. Follow..
RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) - A grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of killing a real estate agent whose body was found in a vacant Ohio home. Fifty-nine-year-old Robert Grigelait..
From one of the founders of the Black Consciousness Movement to a Managing Director of the World Bank, Mamphela Ramphele is a one-woman testament to the profound transformation of South Africa over the past forty years.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The FBI says a painting valued at roughly $1 million is headed back to its rightful St. Louis owner, more than six years after it was stolen from his home. Authori..
NEW YORK (AP) - Tourism officials in New York City and Miami are partnering with American Airlines in the hopes of getting residents to visit each other's cities. For people who bu..