Al Qaeda-linked militants have banned three international aid groups from working in Somalia, claiming they are \"actively propagating Christianity\" in the predominantly Muslim nation.
More than six months since the earthquake in Haiti, family dogs and pigs paw through garbage and rubble in search of food, putting them at risk of infections, abscesses and parasites, according to animal welfare groups.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush will travel to Haiti on August 10 in part to \"view progress made on rebuilding after the January earthquake ... and visit with organizations that are assisting in the rebuilding effort and have been supported by the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund,\" according to a statement from Bush\'s office.
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has come out in favor of legalizing drugs in an attempt to disrupt the illegal markets that have turned parts of Mexico into battlegrounds.
MARAPANIM, Brazil (AP) - He fought tropical disease and deadly snakes, was held captive at one point and collapsed just short of his goal. Still, Ed Stafford ended his 2½-ye..
NEW YORK, NY - New research claimed salmonella outbreaks in young children could be linked to pet food.The outbreak caused 79 people to become sick on the East Coast between 2006-2..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Honda Motor Co. is recalling the popular Accord and Civic passenger cars to address problems with an ignition switch that could allow the key to be removed withou..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people in Norfolk, Va., and eliminate oth..
PHOENIX (AP) - Federal agents on Monday captured one of two inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison as he walked, armed with a handgun and a hitchhiking sign, in Wyoming, and we..
Massive mudslides in northwestern China have killed 337 people, and more than 1,100 are missing, the state-run Xinhua news agency said Monday.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A judge revokes bond for James Sims on the grounds of being a flight risk.Last month California police arrested Sims for the 30 year old murder of Roy Radabaugh...
ZHOUQU, China (AP) - Rescuers lifted muddy bodies into trucks, and aid convoys choked the road into the remote Chinese town where hundreds died and more than 1,100 were missing Mon..
SIOUX CITY, IA. - A tree comes crashing down in on an Iowa family home.On Sunday, the winds were so strong a tree broke while the family was in the house and landed on the house.Ke..
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - BP says it has received 145,000 claims for lost income because of its blown-out well and has paid out $324 million without denying a single claim. But the..
WASHINGTON (AP) - House members are giving up a couple of days reconnecting with folks in their districts this week to pass a jobs bill that Democrats say is crucial to the n..
The mortality rate in Moscow, Russia, has \"doubled recently\" because of an extended streak of heat and smog, Andrei Seltsovsky, the head of the city health department, told Russian news agencies Monday.
The death toll from last week\'s flooding and subsequent landslides has risen to 165 in the Himalayan town of Leh, India, according to a senior police officer.
(CBS) Girls in the U.S. are hitting puberty at younger ages, according to new research. At age 7, about 10 percent of white girls and 23 percent of black girls had started d..
LONDON (AP) - The British prime minister's office says it won't seek to stop giving free milk each day to school children under 5 years old.The statement Monday by David Cameron's ..
WASHINGTON, DC - The U-S is slipping in the world, in terms of college graduates.Among developed nations, America's college completion rate slides in at number 12. Pres..