LEE'S SUMMIT, MO. - An Amtrak train hits two pickup trucks in two separate accidents on Thursday. The first accident occurred in Lee's Summit when a man tried to beat the train by ..
A distress call from a cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden reported pirates firing upon the ship and boarding it Thursday afternoon, the European Naval Force Somalia -- Operation Atalanta said in a statement.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A dangerous heat wave baked a large strip of the nation, from Texas to New York on Thursday, forcing football players to move practice sessions into the..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul, and the hospital fund for elderly Americans will stay afloat a doze..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court. The vote was 63-37 for President Barack Obama's no..
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Singer Wyclef Jean has filed the paperwork to run for president of his native Haiti. The hip hop star was greeted by dozens of supporters as he arrived..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A plunge in mortgage rates is giving homeowners a rare opportunity to lock in a 15-year fixed-rate loanfor less than 4 percent. Rates haven't dipped this lo..
A Philippines governor claims he was the target of a bomb explosion Thursday night that rocked the Zamboanga International Airport, according to the country\'s state-run news agency.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says its dealership network will be 25 percent smaller than a year ago after completing talks with dealers who fought to stay in its network.GM says i..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Postal Service was $3.5 billion in the red for the third quarter and may not be able to make a required payment for future retiree health benefits, the agency..
GRAY SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) - Missouri transportation officials say two people are dead and dozens injured in a Missouri freeway crash involving two school buses and a tractor-trailer ne..
CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio woman says she discovered her husband had married another woman when she found photos of the wedding on Facebook. Forty-one-year-old Lynn France says she h..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Lauderdale man already accused of running a $40 million Ponzi scheme is facing new charges involving a $12 million bank fraud operation. Federal..
There is a communication problem between the Middle East and Research in Motion (RIM) surrounding a device designed to enhance dialogue -- the BlackBerry.
Poland is to extradite an alleged Israeli agent accused of supplying false documents to the alleged killer of a Hamas leader in a Dubai hotel in January.
Intense rains let up in parts of northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, giving humanitarian groups a chance to get more aid to the millions of people suffering.
LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) - Naomi Campbell testified before the war crimes tribunal Thursday, confirming that she had received some "dirty-looking stones" after a dinner with ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Republican candidates for governor Bill McCollum and Rick Scott are meeting for what likely will be their last face-to-face debate before the Aug. 24 primary. Th..
Nearly 1.3 million Mexican residents don\'t have running water in Mexico City, the nation\'s capital, a university study has revealed.
SEATTLE (AP) - Forty wealthy families and individuals have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaireinvestor Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half the..