MUSCAT, Oman (AP) - An American woman released from Iran after more than 13 months in custody has begun her trip back to the United States after thanking Oman for helping to mediat..
LONDON (AP) - Thousands of people have turned out in London to protest Pope Benedict's visit. The peaceful march was the largest protest of Benedict's five-year papacy. Many of the..
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Tourists are lining up at Bermuda's airport, hoping to board one of the last flights off the island as Hurricane Igor bears down.Forecasters say the hurric..
On his way to the United States, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took time Saturday to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a key ally in the Islamic republic\'s confrontation with the West.
Before beginning her journey back home to America, freed American hiker Sarah Shourd on Saturday thanked Oman for securing her release and said that nation would forever occupy a special niche in her heart as the place where she regained her freedom.
Iran\'s release this week of American hiker Sarah Shourd was a unilateral gesture made without any promise of a quid pro quo, but that doesn\'t mean Iranian officials wouldn\'t appreciate a similar act from the United States, Iran\'s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told state-run Press TV Friday.
The Chihuahua attorney general\'s office said Friday it is investigating whether the car in which two photojournalists were shot Thursday in northern Mexico belonged to a human-rights activist who may have been the intended target.
Powerful Hurricane Karl battered the Caribbean coast of Mexico on Friday, bringing torrents of rain and fierce winds several hours before its center was expected to make landfall.
From the start of the tragedy, aid agencies warned that not enough help was flowing into flood-devastated Pakistan.
A former Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear scientist and his wife were indicted Friday on charges of trying to provide nuclear secrets to Venezuela, but U.S. officials stressed the Venezuelan government knew nothing about the plans.
Russian aircraft last week buzzed a U.S. warship off the Pacific coast of Russia in a two-day incident that led the U.S. Navy chief of naval operations to raise the issue with his Russian counterpart, said Pentagon spokesman Col. Dave Lapan.
Investigators in Britain arrested five men on suspicion of terrorism Friday and promptly reviewed security arrangements for Pope Benedict XVI\'s trip to the island, authorities said. FULL STORY l VIEW OF POPE IN UK
As rescuers continue efforts to reach 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine, a senator representing the region said better government regulation could have prevented the situation.
Scientists have confirmed the first sighting in more than a decade of one of the world\'s rarest animals - the saola, sometimes called the Asian \"unicorn.\"
HOUSTON, Texas - Continental Airlines shareholders have approved a deal to combine with United to form the world's biggest airline. Continental officials announced the preliminary ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities in Washington say police shot a man who pointed a gun at them on Capitol Hill. U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider says a lookout ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The Federal Reserve says household net wo..
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A federal official says tests show more than 1,400 samples collected inside West Virginia's Upper Big Branch mine contained excessive amounts of highly exp..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is promising to work with senators to help pass legislation allowing thousands of young people who attend college or join the military to b..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After five months, the oil well that had spewed millions of gallons into the Gulf of Mexico is on the verge of being plugged once and for all. A relief well dril..