ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Crew members aboard dozens of ships in the Gulf of Mexico prepared Thursday to evacuate as a tropical rainstorm brewing in the Caribbean brought the de..
Thailand has revoked the visa of a Russian pianist accused of raping a 14-year-old boy, an immigration official said Thursday.
Sudan\'s President Omar al-Bashir visits neighbouring Chad -- a country required to arrest him for war crimes and hand him over to the International Criminal Court .
The Iranian nuclear scientist who returned home last week from the United States has provided valuable information about the CIA, Iran\'s semiofficial Fars news agency said Wednesday.
Biologists suspect that unusually cold waters off the coast of Brazil were responsible for the deaths of more than 550 penguins that washed up on shore in the past 10 days.
With a few quick strokes of a pen this week, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signed into law a widely debated measure that aims to end hundreds of years of racial disparity.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has invited BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward to answer questions next week about BP and the release of the convicted Lockerbie bomber, a congressional source told CNN Wednesday.
Tropical storm Chanthu has slowed, but it\'s edging ominously closer to an area of southern China that is already deluged with rain and deadly floods.
The executive board of the International Monetary Fund approved Wednesday the cancellation of Haiti\'s $268 million debt to the fund.
In the next 48 hours, BP could begin pumping mud into its damaged Gulf of Mexico well to force oil back into the reservoir below, an operation called a \"static kill.\"
A medical team exhumed the body of former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu on Wednesday to try to ensure that the remains are really his, Romanian state media reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of U.S. police officers who died in the line of duty is up 43 percent so far this year, according to an organization that honors fallen law enforcement..
A tropical storm is making its way toward Hong Kong Tuesday, adding more weather woes to an already deluged area.
U.N. officials are pleading for immediate economic assistance for four African countries where people are facing malnutrition in the wake of a drought last year.
As many as 30 passengers were injured -- none critically -- after a United Airlines flight experienced severe turbulence and landed in Denver, Colorado, Tuesday evening, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
Venezuela will name a government representative to the board of opposition broadcaster Globovision, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in speech Tuesday.
As tests continue Tuesday on BP\'s ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are weighing a new option for permanently sealing it.
A school district in Mississippi has agreed to pay a recent high school graduate $35,000 in damages and adopt a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, according to a statement released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Actress Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to report to a judge to start serving a 90-day jail sentence, but confusion remained over what lawyer might stand with her in court Tuesday morning.
A departing senior U.N. official has released a rare rebuke of her boss\'s performance -- saying the United Nations is \"drifting into irrelevance\" under Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon\'s management.