Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fired the long-standing mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov on Tuesday, saying he had lost the confidence of the president, according to a statement posted on the Kremlin\'s website.
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical storm warnings have been issued for the Cayman Islands and parts of Cuba, the Bahamas and the southern Florida coast as a new tropical depression approaches. ..
Former Cuban president Fidel Castro marked the 50th anniversary of the country\'s neighborhood watch-dog network on Tuesday with an hour long speech in front of tens of thousands of cheering onlookers in the Cuban capital.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A disaster official says at least eight people are dead and 100 are missing in two mudslides in the southern state of Oaxaca. Oaxaca state Civil Protection opera..
CLEVELAND (AP) - An airport spokeswoman says former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized in Cleveland. Carter was a passenger on a commercial flight to Cleveland on Tuesday..
Thousands of protesters rallied Tuesday in Bucharest over government austerity measures that have cut state salaries.
AUSTIN, Texas - Police say someone opened fire inside a library on the University of Texas campus before shooting and killing himself. Austin police say no one else was hurt. They ..
BOSTON (AP) - A shooting early Tuesday left a toddler and three others dead, and a fifth person was hospitalized and not expected to survive, police said. There have been no arrest..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's point person on the Gulf coast's restoration will recommend paying for it with some of the billions of dollars in civil penalties that co..
The CIA has stepped up missile strikes in Pakistan, and the uptick in drone attacks is based on precise intelligence, a U.S. official said.
Myanmar needs to show the world its November 8 elections are credible by releasing Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners, said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Tapes obtained by CNN of interrogations of a group of U.S. servicemen charged with the unprovoked killings of Afghan civilians describe gruesome scenes of cold-blooded murder carried out under the influence of illegal drugs.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il\'s youngest son was among more than 30 military promotions announced by his father during the Workers\' Party of Korea\'s 65th anniversary, North Korea\'s state news agency reported.
Rwanda will not pull its troops from U.N. peacekeeping missions despite a leaked draft report that accused Rwandan soldiers of genocide in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, President Paul Kagame told the U.N. secretary-general Sunday.
An Israeli airstrike on Gaza killed three Palestinian militants Monday night, Palestinian medical officials said.
A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of two Blackwater contractors accused of killing two Afghanistan civilians.
With Israel\'s decision to let its 10-month moratorium on settlement building lapse, the U.S. is refusing to concede that direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians are dead in the water.
Cuba will soon release three more political prisoners, bringing to 39 the number of jailed dissidents the Communist government has set free since this summer, the Roman Catholic Church said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of a White House-appointed panel examining the BP oil spill compared the federal government's underestimate of the spill's size to Gen. George Custer's f..
The political leader of Hamas said in an interview Monday that the Islamist group will continue to fight what he called Israel\'s occupation of Palestinian territory, declaring the group\'s resistance \"a legitimate and just cause, and therefore we will win no matter what.\"