The Chinese public, especially those in the social networking community, are abuzz over the case of a man charged with killing a girl in a hit-and-run: He is the son of a local deputy police chief.
Egyptian Nobel prize laureate and opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei is Thursday returning to the country, which has been convulsed by unprecedented protests for the past two days, his brother told CNN.
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A U.S. senator from the state where four law enforcement officers were killed within the past week while trying to capture wanted fugitives is asking the Justice..
HONOLULU (AP) - Anyone would be able to get a copy of President Barack Obama's birth records for a $100 fee under a bill introduced in the state Legislature that backers hope will ..
A Ugandan gay rights activist whose name was published on a list of the nation\'s \"top homosexuals\" was bludgeoned to death in his home near the capital, his lawyer said Thursday.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man charged with manslaughter once captained a ship on the pilot that spawned the cable TV show "Deadliest Catch." The Peninsula Clarion reports 59-y..
As in Tunisia, the protest movement in Egypt is taking advantage of social media to communicate, inform and organize.
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawmakers are again diving into the national debate over illegal immigration by proposing a bill that challenges automatic U.S. citizenship for children of i..
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - A search was under way Thursday for a Northern California teacher who went missing after leaving a mysterious message on her classroom blackboard. Student..
Three people were killed and 14 others wounded Thursday morning after three bombs exploded in different neighborhoods in Baghdad, the Interior Ministry said.
Egypt has been rocked by protests in recent days, only weeks after similar disturbances sparked revolution in Tunisia and forced then-president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to flee the country.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian investigators probing the deadly bombing at Moscow's largest airport were focusing on up to 10 people from the volatile Caucasus region as possible suspects, ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs committee says a review is needed to ensure that money for veterans' programs is spent wisely. But his newl..
NEW YORK (AP) - Transportation by air, rail and road is starting to return to normal after a snowstorm socked the East Coast. Planes are taking off and landing again at airpo..
A Japanese volcano was erupting for a second day on Thursday, spewing spoke and ash up to 9,800 feet (3,000 meters) into the air, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose for the second week in a row, buoyed by higher bond yields. Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate ros..
PHARR, Texas (AP) - Texas authorities say a U.S. missionary fatally shot in the head in Mexico and driven to the border by her husband may have been targeted because of the couple'..
NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Stewart is joining the board of the foundation building the Sept. 11 memorial in New York. The comedian and activist was to be appointed to the National Septemb..
The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose sharply last week but the figures were distorted by rare snowstorms that hit the Southeast. The state figures belo..
Thousands demonstrated against Yemen\'s president Thursday, demanding the kind of change that forced out Tunisia\'s president this month.