Wyclef Jean officially ended his bid to be president of Haiti a month after election officials ruled that he was ineligible to run, the hip-hop singer said Tuesday.
Italian authorities are investigating the Vatican Bank over possible violations of money laundering regulations, the Bank of Italy told CNN Tuesday.
Attending a United Nations session on alleviating world poverty Tuesday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed capitalism for the world\'s woes.
Former French President Jacques Chirac will stand trial for embezzlement by early next year, his lawyer said Tuesday.
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Georgette has formed in the Pacific off the coast of Baja California in Mexico. A tropical storm warning was issued Tuesday for southern Baja California..
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Lisa has formed far out over the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the 12th named storm of the season. The storm has maximum sustained winds near 40 mph (65 kph)..
An independent watchdog group says it has \"serious concerns about the quality\" of the Afghan parliamentary elections last weekend, citing \"electoral violations and irregularities\" and security problems that forced polling centers to close.
Somalia\'s prime minister resigned Tuesday after a month of disagreements with the country\'s president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's John McCain versus Lady Gaga on Tuesday as the Senate takes up the emotional issue of repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military. Senate Democr..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Phillip Woods isn't one to take retirement sitting down. For the second time in four years, the 72-year-old Naples man is on a mission to walk across th..
Former Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her six-year captivity in a book due to hit the shelves Tuesday.
A Japanese court has extended the detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain as diplomatic tensions between the two countries rise.
North Korea\'s ruling party will host its largest meeting in decades on September 28 to pick new leadership, the official Korean Central News Agency reported, raising speculation over the role of Kim Jong Il\'s youngest son.
The mammoth of a hurricane known as Igor has reached its closest point to Bermuda, CNN meteorologist Jacqui Jeras said, as winds and rain continued to pummel the island into Monday morning.
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - "This is basically kidnapping. And they took her out of the country," said Robert Hernandez. Samantha's father is relieved to know his daughter Samantha is at a ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Squad was responsible for the arrest of a man wanted on 10 counts of rape in Nashville, Tennesse..
World leaders convene in New York on Monday for a United Nations summit on global goals to fight poverty, hunger and disease.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A Beverly Hills judge has issued an arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan after the actress failed a drug test. The 24-year-old has been ordered to appear i..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rev. Stephen McNamara, pastor of Resurrection of Our Lord parish in Fort Myers has been elevated to the title of Monsignor by Pope Benedict the XVI. Msgr. Stephe..
FWC - A Florida burrowing owl, listed as a species of special concern, was just hours away from becoming a cruise ship stowaway on Saturday. Just before Royal Caribbean Internation..