Workers in Hungary were racing Tuesday to build three emergency dams to stem an expected second toxic spill from an aluminum plant.
French unions began an open-ended strike Tuesday over pension reforms days after the Senate approved raising the country\'s retirement age from 60 to 62.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has made an international appeal to solve Zimbabwe\'s \"constitutional crisis\" following President Robert Mugabe\'s unilateral appointment of some senior government officials, his party said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will campaign in Florida this week in support of two state redistricting amendments. Bloomberg is scheduled to appear Friday in Mia..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is lifting the six-month moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico imposed after the BP oil spill, officials said Tuesd..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Paula has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top sustained winds of 100 miles per hour (160 kph) off the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The U.S. Nationa..
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - Chile's mining minister says the first trapped miner is expected to be lifted to the surface late Tuesday after more than two months below ground. He di..
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) - Police said Tuesday they are shifting to a homicide investigation in the case of a missing 10-year-old North Carolina girl whose bone cancer left her with a pr..
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Witnesses to a gunman's rampage at Fort Hood will begin describing the attack for a military officer. The testimony Tuesday will provide new details about t..
European intelligence agencies have growing concerns about the possibility of a terrorist attack on the continent in the coming weeks or months, a European counter-terrorism official told CNN Monday.
A remote Indian town has sunk at least 20 feet, displacing about 250 residents, officials said Tuesday.
The first tentative step toward a consistent relationship between the United States\' and China\'s militaries started Monday with a meeting between U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie.
The son and lawyer of an Iranian woman sentenced earlier this year to death by stoning appear to have been arrested in Tabriz, Iran, a spokeswoman for the International Committee Against Stoning said Monday.
Rescue crews in Chile will begin at midnight Tuesday -- and perhaps even earlier -- to free the 33 miners trapped for more than two months nearly half a mile below ground, Chile\'s mining minister said. HOW THEY SURVIVED |
Tropical Storm Paula, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, has formed in the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said Monday.
SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - Rescuers on Monday finished reinforcing the hole drilled to bring 33 trapped miners to safety and sent a rescue capsule nearly all the way to where the ..
Five European Union experts are due to arrive in Hungary Monday to find out how badly toxic sludge has damaged the environment and advise on decontamination, the EU said.
Israel\'s prime minister said Monday he would renew a halt of settlement construction in the West Bank in exchange for Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. FULL STORY l PROTEST LEADER JAILED
An Iranian legislator has called on the government to sue Russia after Moscow reneged on the delivery of an anti-aircraft missile system to Iran, the semi-official FARS News Agency reported Monday.
Liu Xia, the wife of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, remains under house arrest in Beijing and banned from talking to friends or media, the couple\'s lawyer said.