ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - BP PLC is considering ending an ombudman's office launched to handle whistleblower complaints. The ombudman's office was created four years ago after major..
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The waterfront Palm Beach house formerly owned by convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is under contract to be sold after more than a year on the market. ..
French workers -- upset that the government might make them wait until age 62 to retire -- extended their strike into a third day Thursday, and while transportation appeared to be improving, the situation at oil refineries was not.
MIAMI (AP) - Paula is now a tropical storm as the system hugs Cuba's northern coast and dumps heavy rain on the island. The National Weather Service in Miami said Thursday the stor..
NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the guilt or innocence of a Florida man accused of murder in the death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kill..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil has stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, but BP remains unusually vulnerable to the prospect of U.S. gas stations defecting to other brands. In interview..
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mobile residents got a jolt Wednesday morning when a fighter jet flying out of a Florida military base caused a sonic boom. Eglin Air Force Base spokeswoman Ash..
SEATTLE (AP) - A man arrested for investigation of shoplifting in Seattle is wanted in Florida in the disappearance of a Jacksonville woman. KOMO News reports 26-year-old Joseph Ro..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The National Audubon Society says it has surveyed bird populations along Louisiana's oil-tainted shores and found them doing surprisingly well nearly six months ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress to make permanent a $2,500 college tuition tax credit that is sched..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders seized more U.S. homes this summer than in any three-month stretch since the housing market began to bust in 2006. But many of the foreclosures may be ch..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer facing thousands of homeowners' court claims and several other companies have agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in ..
A Nepalese teen who is the size of a toddler turned 18 on Thursday and entered the record books as the world\'s shortest man.
Japan\'s main opposition party has filed a protest with search-engine giant Google, urging it to delete from its mapping service the Chinese name for a cluster of disputed islands.
China awaits a verdict in a precedent-setting discrimination case, with an HIV-positive man suing over being rejected for a teaching job, state media said.
After 69 days, the miners ascended to freedom, hoisted through nearly a half-mile of rock in a mission watched around the globe. LIVE BLOG | VIDEO GALLERY: MINERS SURFACE | MISSION COMPLETE |
Isolated in a dark, underground world for more than two months, the first seven miners to emerge from the San Jose mine savored the fresh air amid eruptions of applause. Here\'s how each man spent his first moments above ground:
Having spent 69 days trapped inside the San Jose mine in Chile, Mario Sepulveda says he is a changed man. The miner says he saw God and the devil fight, and God won.
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Southwest Florida's Chilean community watched the dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners along with the rest of the world. Dozens of Latin Americans were g..
Category 2 Hurricane Paula was brushing the tip of Mexico\'s Yucatan Peninsula Wednesday and heading for Cuba, forecasters said.