WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy grew at a much slower pace this spring than previously estimated, mostly due to the largest surge in imports in 26 years and a slowdown in companies' ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford is recalling 575,000 older model Windstar vans in the United States and Canada over concerns that the rear axles can corrode and potentially break. The recal..
NEW YORK (AP) - Two law enforcement officials say the 17-year-old daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Thailand fell to her death from a New York City high-rise apartment building. T..
The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having children. The 2009 birth rate also set a r..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government said engineers will start work Monday to remove the temporary cap that stopped oil from gushing out of BP's blown-out Gulf well so that cr..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the federal official at the heart of a firestorm over Washington's slow response is acknowledging the g..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. is reopening more federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico for commercial and recreational fishing that had been closed because of the massive oil spill, a ..
A leaked report commissioned by the United Nations says that the Rwandan military and an allied rebel group may have committed acts of genocide against ethnic Hutus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
MIAMI (AP) - A Taiwanese businessman is facing U.S. prison time for illegal exports of banned missile, drone and other military parts to Iran. Yi-Lan Chen was set for sentencing Fr..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is lumping President Barack Obama and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist together while criticizing their positions on abortion. Pa..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Panhandle's largest private landowner on Thursday sued a Houston-based company responsible for the drilling fluids including mud that should have control..
A cholera epidemic in northern Nigeria has killed more than 350 people since June and threatens to spread to the entire country, according to the west African nation\'s health ministry.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A smile flickered across Aijalon Gomes' face as he hugged former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and boarded a plane for Boston on Friday, seven months after ..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle has become a Category 4 storm far out over the Atlantic. Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Friday to near 135 mph (215 kph) with some add..
As Chile labors carefully to rescue 33 trapped miners, the nation is subtly working to buoy their hopes and psychological equilibrium by not telling them straight out just how long it could take to free them from the bottom of a dark and craggy shaft.
Canada authorities plan to release names and charges Thursday against two suspects arrested a day earlier on terror-related crimes.
The U.S. government has obtained information about threats against foreign aid workers who are assisting in flood relief efforts in Pakistan, the State Department said Thursday.
Pakistan\'s government has warned about 500,000 people in the country\'s southeastern Sindh province they should evacuate immediately because of possible flooding, government officials said.
Mario Santos likely never made it to the United States.
The sham marriage trial of Mexican actress Fernanda Romero, under way in a Los Angeles federal court, offered more drama this week than the soap operas she is famous for.