Micro-credit pioneer and Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus appeared in a Bangladesh court Tuesday on a defamation charge for reportedly criticizing politicians four years ago, court officials said.
Helicopters flew into remote areas of southern Australia on Tuesday to reach residents isolated by flooding, an emergency official said.
One of Mexico\'s most-wanted fugitives, an original member of the violent Zetas drug cartel, has been arrested in southern Mexico, officials said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Veteran broadcaster Regis Philbin is retiring from his weekday talk show. Philbin made the announcement at the start of Tuesday morning's "Live With Regis and Kelly..
Israeli police arrested Tuesday an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia who is suspected of participating in the 1995 massacre in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.
Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington on Tuesday, a day before a high profile meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss trade, currency and a host of other issues, including North Korea.
Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, Haiti\'s former dictator, returned unexpectedly Sunday to the country after some 25 years in exile, adding uncertainty into an already turbulent situation.
Tunisia\'s new government leadership will include members of the current regime, opposition leaders, and independents, Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced Monday.
Lebanon\'s president has postponed consultations with parliament members to appoint a new prime minister, the presidential palace announced Monday.
African Union mediator Raila Odinga began talks with Ivory Coast\'s self-proclaimed President Laurent Gbagbo on Monday, Odinga told CNN.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The father of the young girl killed in the Tucson mass shooting tells The Associated Press that his daughter's corneas have saved the vision of two children. J..
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - It's Round 2 in the knockdown legal catfight between toy giant Mattel Inc. and bitter rival MGA Entertainment Inc. over the right to make and market Bratz ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An independent campaign to draw GOP Rep. Mike Pence into the 2012 presidential race is under way, with a veteran of the Reagan White House launching a petition dr..
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is getting a high-profile boost from one of his old bosses, former President Bill Clinton. Clinton is scheduled to appear Tues..
CHICAGO (AP) - A study suggests medical errors, job burnout and depression lead surgeons to contemplate suicide at higher rates than the general public, and they're much less likel..
NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Face..
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A leaked U.S. diplomatic cable says Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom described Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchu as a "fabrication" of a French ant..
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African chain's shareholders have overwhelmingly accepted Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51 percent of their company, the chief executive said Monday, paving t..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brett Favre is following through on that vow to finally end his career after 20 NFL seasons.League spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed that the Minnesota quarterback..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarit..