A rescue drill should get to 33 trapped Chilean miners within 24 hours and workers will be in place to begin bringing them to the surface late Monday, Chilean officials say. FULL STORY
WASHINGTON (AP) - A mushrooming crisis over potential flaws in foreclosure documents is threatening to throw the real estate industry into chaos, as Bank of America on Friday becam..
Toxic sludge from an industrial accident may not harm the Danube River, according to new water test results. FULL STORY l HOW TO CLEAN UP SPILL l SLUDGE COATS NEIGHBORHOOD
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama called on China Friday to quickly release imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, lauding the dissident as an "eloquent and coura..
Six militants died in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan\'s tribal region Friday, intelligence officials said.
The International Criminal Court on Friday reversed a decision to release a Congolese militia leader and ordered the resumption of his war crimes trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) - PNC Financial Services Group Inc. is halting most foreclosures and evictions in 23 states for a month so it can review whether documents it submitted to courts co..
MIAMI (AP) - Otto has reached hurricane strength over the Atlantic on a path that's expected to take it farther out to sea. Hurricane Otto has maximum sustained winds Friday near 7..
GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle man on a cross-country bike ride to raise awareness and funds for victims of this year's massive Gulf oil spill has been struck and killed by a..
Samantha Geimer, who was 13 when director Roman Polanski had unlawful sex with her in 1977, said she is \"very relieved\" that the filmmaker was not extradited from Switzerland.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three banks are temporarily freezing foreclosures in Florida and 22 other states and it's impacting all segments of the distressed real estate market. The freeze..
The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo, a leading Chinese dissident who is serving an 11-year prison term. FULL STORY l LAWYER HOPES NOBEL WILL HELP l CHINA: AWARD A \'BLASPHEMY\'
Members of the U.N. Security Council wrapped up their visit to southern Sudan, underscoring support for the January referendum vote that could lead to the region\'s independence.
A Senate report released Thursday rips into the Pentagon for failing to keep track of tens of thousands of private security contractors in Afghanistan, a failure that places both the mission and U.S. troops at grave risk.
One of the rescue drills aimed at reaching 33 trapped miners is within 100 meters, a Chilean minister said. Rescuers hope to break into the area where they\'re trapped by Satuday. FULL STORY | Training for the rescue
A jihadist from Hamburg suspected of being part of an al Qaeda plot against Europe was killed by a drone strike in northwest Pakistan this week, according to a statement Thursday on a Turkish-language jihadist website.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A government investigator says 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each went to people who were either dead or in prison. The Social Security Administration's inspec..
Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will not sign a bill that would allow foreclosure and other documents to be accepted among multiple states. Consumer a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing fell again in August as consumers cut back on credit card use for the 24th consecutive month. The Federal Reserve says that borrowing by consum..