They traded in their coveralls for suits, but many of the 33 miners who were trapped for 69 days in a gold and copper mine still sported their protective sunglasses when they appeared at the Chilean presidential palace Monday to accept awards for their ordeal.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Greenpeace says it disagrees with official statements that say most of the oil from the BP oil spill is gone from the Gulf of Mexico and added that it got a labo..
Mexican officials have identified those killed in a Tijuana drug rehabilitation center. According to Notimex, four heavily armed men stormed the facility Sunday and killed 13 people ranging from 19 to 56 years old.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month after a dismal summer but remain well short of healthy levels.The National Association of Realtors says sales g..
WASHINGTON (AP) - New medium- and heavy-duty trucks will have to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 10 to 20 percent under first-ever standards announced by the Obama administra..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company is defending its decision not to write down the value of its investments in Kraft Foods, US Bancorp and other stocks even though they we..
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Office Depot Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Odland is stepping down as the office supplier struggles to turn its business around in the face of tough competi..
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - A man whose supporters describe him as a "child soldier" has pleaded guilty to killing an American soldier in Afghanistan.Now 24, Omar Khadr ..
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Health authorities in Haiti say a deadly cholera outbreak is beginning to stabilize.Michel Thieren of the Pan-American Health Organization says the fat..
Both candidates contending in Guinea\'s much-delayed runoff presidential elections called for calm from their supporters and traded accusations over the weekend after the runoff was postponed for the fourth time.
An oil pipeline fire in Myanmar has killed 14 people and injured more than 121 others, state-run television reported.
Strikes in France cost the country 200 to 400 million euros ($280 to $560 million) per day, plus \"immaterial\" and \"moral\" damages, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde said Monday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the ..
CHICAGO (AP) - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies..
NEW YORK (AP) - A new survey finds that forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of the economic recovery. The economy is still expe..
Tropical Storm Richard is moving steadily toward the Bay Islands of Honduras -- a popular tourism destination -- bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Sunday.
Doctors have determined that severe fatigue was behind the death of U.S. open water swimmer Fran Crippen, who died Saturday in competition in the United Arab Emirates, an official said.
Yemeni security forces have thwarted a plan to bomb a sports stadium in the southern city of Aden, scheduled to host the Gulf Cup soccer tournament next month, officials said Sunday.
The Italian government said it would halt the construction of a controversial landfill near Naples, but the assurance was not enough for protesters who clashed with police Saturday night, injuring six police officers.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 5.23 cents in the last two weeks. Th..