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.
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - FEMA learned from Hurricane Katrina to be more flexible in reviewing and approving federal funding for storm repair and rebuilding projects, the agency's head..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Airport officials in California say a JetBlue airplane blew its tires while landing in Sacramento, causing minor injuries to 15 passengers. The Airbus A32..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A New Hampshire family who witnessed the death of a SeaWorld trainer by a killer whale is suing the Orlando theme park. Suzanne and Todd Connell filed the laws..
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors in Los Angeles say they have charged a man arrested outside Paris Hilton's home with attempted burglary. The district attorney's office said Thursday..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A poll finds that most people think the United States remains unprepared for handling natural disasters, five years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast..