WASHINGTON (AP) - New medium- and heavy-duty trucks will have to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 10 to 20 percent under first-ever standards announced by the Obama administra..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company is defending its decision not to write down the value of its investments in Kraft Foods, US Bancorp and other stocks even though they we..
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Office Depot Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Odland is stepping down as the office supplier struggles to turn its business around in the face of tough competi..
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - A man whose supporters describe him as a "child soldier" has pleaded guilty to killing an American soldier in Afghanistan.Now 24, Omar Khadr ..
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Health authorities in Haiti say a deadly cholera outbreak is beginning to stabilize.Michel Thieren of the Pan-American Health Organization says the fat..
Both candidates contending in Guinea\'s much-delayed runoff presidential elections called for calm from their supporters and traded accusations over the weekend after the runoff was postponed for the fourth time.
An oil pipeline fire in Myanmar has killed 14 people and injured more than 121 others, state-run television reported.
Strikes in France cost the country 200 to 400 million euros ($280 to $560 million) per day, plus \"immaterial\" and \"moral\" damages, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde said Monday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the ..
CHICAGO (AP) - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies..
NEW YORK (AP) - A new survey finds that forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of the economic recovery. The economy is still expe..
Tropical Storm Richard is moving steadily toward the Bay Islands of Honduras -- a popular tourism destination -- bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Sunday.
Doctors have determined that severe fatigue was behind the death of U.S. open water swimmer Fran Crippen, who died Saturday in competition in the United Arab Emirates, an official said.
Yemeni security forces have thwarted a plan to bomb a sports stadium in the southern city of Aden, scheduled to host the Gulf Cup soccer tournament next month, officials said Sunday.
The Italian government said it would halt the construction of a controversial landfill near Naples, but the assurance was not enough for protesters who clashed with police Saturday night, injuring six police officers.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 5.23 cents in the last two weeks. Th..
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center say Tropical Storm Richard has strengthened into a hurricane. The storm..
LONDON (AP) - Britain's deputy prime minister says allegations of prisoner abuse and civilian killings contained in a cache of leaked military documents are extremely serious and m..
CHICAGO (AP) - If Democratic candidates are counting on long-standing support from gay voters to help stave off big losses on Nov. 2, they could be in for a surprise.Across the cou..
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday stoody by a decree to disband private security firms operating in his country, despite objections from the United States and other countries that the move would leave international development organizations without adequate protection to do their work.