Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading to Afghanistan on Saturday on a mission that will take her to a major international conference in Kabul focusing on the problems and the future of the war-torn nation.
Grenades and gunfire killed 16 people and injured several others when militants attacked a convoy of civilian vehicles that the Pakistani military was escorting through the country\'s tribal region Saturday, intelligence officials told CNN.
New Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, seeking a mandate from voters, said Saturday that a national election would be held August 21.
Three separate clashes between soldiers and gang members near the U.S. border in Mexico left a dozen people dead and 21 injured, authorities said.
New Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, seeking a mandate from voters, has called for a national election August 21.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared on the island\'s state-run television for the second time in less than a week on Friday, using the forum to again blast U.S. foreign policy and warn against nuclear war in the Middle East.
An explosion in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, killed at least three people Thursday night, including two police officers and a paramedic, authorities said.
NEW ORLEANS, La. - After an extended trial period during which the supertanker skimming vessel “A Whale” was given an opportunity to demonstrate its capability to ..
An Iranian extremist group Friday claimed responsibility for a pair of suicide bombings that killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more in the country\'s southeast.
Tropical Storm Conson was downgraded from a typhoon early Saturday, a day after the deadly storm roared into China, along the southern tip of the island of Hainan.
A top Libyan oil official on Friday denied allegations of an agreement to free the Lockerbie bomber in exchange for bolstered BP commercial interests in the country.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple Inc. will give free protective cases to buyers of its latest iPhone to alleviate the so-called "death grip" problem in which holding the phone with a..
Venezuela recalled its ambassador to Colombia, as it rejected Colombia\'s assertion that Colombian rebels are living in Venezuela.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell met on Friday to advance direct talks next month with the Palestinians, the prime minister\'s office said.
A Taliban commander responsible for bringing foreign fighters from Iran into Afghanistan was killed by local and international troops, NATO\'s International Security Assistance Force said on Friday.
Around 75,000 people from Kyrgyzstan remain displaced a month after the eruption of ethnic violence in the country\'s south, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The ship was buried as junk two centuries ago - landfill to expand a bustling little island of commerce called Manhattan. When it re-emerged this week, surrounded b..
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the end, it's only a beginning. The far-reaching new banking and consumer protection bill awaiting President Barack Obama's signature now shifts from the polit..
The Washington, D.C. area was shaken awake Friday by a minor earthquake measuring a 3.6 magnitude. The USGS reports the quake happened at 5:04am Eastern Time about 10 miles Northwe..
MIAMI, Fla. - Authorities have identified five people who died trying to flee from authorities after the stolen car they were driving crashed in Miami. Miami-Dade Police say one of..