TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say Florida's high schoolgraduation rate rose to 79 percent this year. The Florida Department of..
Costa Rica has taken its border dispute with Nicaragua to international court, repeating claims that its territory has been invaded.
A key United Nations committee has approved a draft resolution expressing \"deep concern at serious human rights violations in Iran,\" including torture, persecution of ethnic minorities and violence against women.
Twenty-five to 30 people were unaccounted for after an underground explosion rocked a coal mine on New Zealand\'s west coast on Friday, a CNN affiliate said.
After three days of violence throughout the country that killed at least nine people, injured dozens more and pushed the ruling military junta to declare a national state of emergency, calm returned to Guinea on Thursday.
CNN\'s Fred Pleitgen just spent 16 days in Myanmar following events there, although the regime did not allow CNN to report officially. CNN has now released his interview with pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
A U.S. Navy destroyer helped two Iranian civilian sailors found Thursday floating in a life raft in the Persian Gulf.
Like cholera itself, Haiti\'s protests against the United Nations spread to the capital, Port-au-Prince, as angry people took to the streets on Thursday, demanding the global body get out of their country.
Saudi Prince Khalid al Faisal acknowledged Thursday that Saudi Arabia alerted U.S. and European authorities to the presence of parcel bombs that were en route from Yemen.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House ethics committee is recommending that 20-term Rep. Charles Rangel of New York be censured and pay any unpaid taxes for financial and fundraising miscond..
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - Three people who vanished from a blood-spattered home more than a week ago were found dead inside a hollow tree Thursday, days after the teenage daughter ..
The cholera epidemic already blamed for more than 1,100 deaths in Haiti could worsen because of poor sanitation in the earthquake-ravaged country, U.S. medical researchers reported Thursday.
President Barack Obama urged the lame duck Senate to quickly ratify the new arms control treaty with Russia, arguing that United States cannot \"afford to gamble\" on the need to effectively monitor that country\'s nuclear stockpile.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans in the House have blocked a bill that would have extended jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed beyond the holiday season.The most recent exte..
A Pakistani court sentenced a mother to death because of something she said. Prosecutors say Asia Bibi, who is a Christian, broke Pakistan\'s strict blasphemy law by insulting Islam and the prophet Mohammed. FULL STORY | WATCH
NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors stock began trading on Wall Street again Thursday, signaling the rebirth of an American corporate icon that collapsed into bankruptcy and was rescued..
A powerful family accused in what is considered the worst politically motivated killings in recent Philippine history has committed many other atrocities with impunity over two decades, a human rights group says.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is acquitted of all but one count of conspiracy-related charges, in a landmark civilian trial involving the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in civilian court.
Cholera has arrived in the Dominican Republic, and so have fear and worry.
The Christian Motorcyclists Association came to Haiti to distribute motorcycles to pastors. Instead, angry Haitians, some of them on motorbikes, ended up attacking the 11 American missionaries when they tried to flee this city aboard a big, yellow bus.