NEW YORK (AP) - A leader of the proposed Islamic center and mosque two blocks from ground zero says dropping the plan in the face of protest is not an option. Daisy Khan tells The ..
COLUMBIA STATION, Ohio (AP) - A bear owned by a man who used to offer people the chance to wrestle the animals mauled its 24-year-old caretaker to death during a feeding on propert..
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A majority of Americans see no end in sight in Afghanistan, and nearly six in 10 oppose the nine-year-old war as President Barack Obama sends tens of thousan..
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican authorities say six police officers have been arrested in the killing of a mayor in the northern state of Nuevo Leon. Nuevo Leon state Attorney General A..
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) - A Texas teenager who broke curfew is headed for a reluctant adventure in baby-sitting. Robert Rausch placed an advertisement offering his daughter's free ba..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly half of homeowners seeking help from the Obama administration's flagship effort to help those at risk of foreclosure have fallen out of the program. A new ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program..
PHOENIX (AP) - An unattended campfire and a suspicious forest ranger led to the arrest of two of the most wanted fugitives in the U.S., ending a three-week nationwide manhunt that ..
France was due to begin the controversial expulsion of Roma on Thursday, putting 79 of them on a charter flight out of the country, the spokesman for the French minister of immigration said.
Australia\'s top candidates for prime minister are campaigning furiously on election eve, with incumbent Julia Gillard in a dead heat with coalition challenger Tony Abbott in a national opinion poll.
Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman rescued eight Iranian mariners in the Arabian Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
Floods in Pakistan have left more than 4 million people homeless, the United Nations said Thursday. FULL STORY l AID TRICKLES IN l LIFE IN A RELIEF CAMP l SURVIVAL BEFORE GRIEF l HOW TO HELP
At least two carriages of a passenger train fell into a river Thursday after floods destroyed a bridge in southwest China\'s Sichuan Province, state-run CCTV reported Friday, citing Chengdu Railway authorities.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week for the first time since November, a sign that employers are cutting jobs agai..
Russia\'s top nuclear official Thursday called the pending supply of nuclear fuel to Iran\'s first atomic energy plant \"an event of crucial importance\" that proves that \"Russia always fulfills its (international) obligations\".
SHOREWOOD, IL - With the economy in the shape it's in, everyone's on the lookout for ways to save money. Improving gas mileage in cars and becoming more energy efficient at home ar..
ANAHEIM, Cali. - A woman has filed a discrimination complaint against Disneyland for sending her home for wearing her hijab -- a Muslim head scarf and symbol of faith -- to w..
CANADA - A pair of marijuana growers in Western Canada have been using bears to protect their illegal crop, but the well-fed animals proved to be a bit lax in their guard duties, p..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' budget analysts are estimating that this year's federal deficit will exceed $1.3 trillion, slightlybelow last year's total but still a huge ocean of red..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A top U.S. envoy said Thursday that "many billions" of dollars will be needed to rebuild Pakistan after the worst flooding in living memory has left one-fifth..