In a dusty square flanked by two churches, Southern Sudanese lined up before dawn to vote in a historic referendum that they say is a vote for their freedom. FULL STORY | Video | Historic day | Anger in northern Sudan
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Recovering from a gunshot wound to the head depends on the bullet's path, and while doctors Sunday are optimistic about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' odds, it can t..
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A blast of winter weather pushed across the South on Sunday, coating bridges and roads with snow, sleet and freezing rain and causing hundreds of flight cance..
Iran has deported an American woman after an investigation showed she lied about being a U.S. spy and carrying espionage devices, Iranian media reported Sunday.
JUBA, Sudan (AP) - Men and women walked to election stations in the middle of the night Sunday to create a new nation: Southern Sudan. Some broke out into spontaneous song in the l..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Federal prosecutors charged the suspect in shooting of Arizona congresswoman with attempted assassination and four other charges. Jared Loughner is charged wit..
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - At least 11 people have died in clashes with security forces in new rioting in the North African country where unrest is in its fourth week, local union offic..
At least three people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, according to state-run media.
Israeli bulldozers demolished part of a hotel in East Jerusalem on Sunday, prompting swift condemnation from Palestinians.
A U.S. federal judge was killed and a congresswoman gravely wounded in a shooting outside of an Arizona grocery store, officials say.
UPDATED: WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials familiar with the investigation into a shooting rampage in Arizona say the suspect claims he acted alone. At least five people were killed and ..
While massive flooding in Australia has started to recede in some areas, the worst could still be on the way for at least one city, the country\'s prime minister said Saturday.
Many Southern Sudanese on Saturday were jubilantly counting the moments to Sunday\'s historic referendum, a vote many hope will bring independence to their region, now a part of the nation of Sudan.
JUBA, Sudan (AP) - Two rebel groups clashed with Southern Sudan's military ahead of the region's historic independence referendum, leaving at least nine dead. A top security chief ..
PARIS (AP) - Two French hostages kidnapped in Niger were killed during a rescue attempt involving French forces, the French defense minister said in a statement Saturday. The hosta..
UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) - People familiar with the investigation tell The Associated Press that the gunman held in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona and others has..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sees a clear and encouraging trend on the economy, citing fresh reports showing private-sector job growth and lower unemployment. He used h..
At least two people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, state-run media said Saturday.
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man at West Bank checkpoint Saturday, marking the second time in a week that soldiers have opened fire at that location.
Iran can now make its own nuclear fuel plates and rods, spurred in part by the West\'s behavior, the country\'s atomic chief and acting foreign minister told the nation\'s media.