LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles school police officer has been shot outside a San Fernando Valley school but his bulletproof vest took the hit. Los Angeles Unified School District..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao sparred over human rights on Wednesday, with Obama declaring that Americans believe such rights are among "..
BENTON, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered a life sentence for a southern Illinois sheriff convicted of trafficking marijuana on the job and later trying to have two potential..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved Friday to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound, barring..
Police in Yemen\'s capital of Sanaa thwarted a demonstration by students and activists at Sanaa University on Wednesday, the fifth rally since the Tunisian people forced their president to leave office and the country.
Tunisia\'s interim president said Wednesday the country\'s new government plans to sever \"any link with the past,\" a reference to widely unpopular years of rule under the former regime.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia abortion doctor has been charged with eight counts of murder in the deaths of a woman patient and seven babies that prosecutors say were born ali..
For almost half a century the chewing of coca leaves, a practice dating back thousands of years, has been banned internationally. Now, Bolivia wants coca removed from a U.N. list of banned drugs.
The death toll from flooding in Rio de Janeiro state has climbed to 665, according to government figures released late Monday. And thousands are homeless. FULL STORY l SURVEYING THE DAMAGE
Extraordinary drama unfolded Tuesday in Port-au-Prince as charges were filed against former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, government sources told CNN.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck Wednesday morning in southwestern Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A business associate and close friend in Las Vegas says rock promoter Don Kirshner has died of heart failure in a Florida hospital at age 76. Promoter Jack Wishna ..
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than 8,000 Sudanese refugees living in the United States voted overwhelming in favor to split their homeland, Southern Sudan, from the north in a histo..
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - One of the highest-ranking CIA officers ever convicted of espionage has been sentenced to eight more years in prison after pleading guilty to betraying his co..
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - An explosive device found inside a backpack along a downtown Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route was a credible threat capable of causing multiple deaths,..
The United Nations Security Council decided Tuesday to postpone for a day a vote to approve sending 2,000 additional troops to the Ivory Coast. Security Council diplomats said the vote was delayed because Russia had objections to the \"political\" language in the draft resolution.
At least 50 people were killed and 150 others wounded Tuesday after a suicide bomber wearing an explosive-packed vest detonated among a group of police recruits, police officials said.
DETROIT (AP) - An undercover police officer chasing a burglary suspect through the back yard of a suburban Detroit home was shot five times and killed with a gun stolen from the ho..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A gun in a 10th-grader's backpack accidentally discharged when he dropped the bag, wounding two students at a high school Tuesday, Los Angeles police and school ..
Americans are starting to watch their spending more carefully as gasoline prices reach levels not seen since October 2008. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, says T..