Fifty-two Cuban political prisoners are set to be freed and will be allowed to leave the country, Cuba\'s Roman Catholic church announced in a written statement on Wednesday.
The relentless violence against Shiite pilgrims in Iraq intensified Wednesday evening, with at least 33 people killed by bomb attacks, officials said.
A former driver and bodyguard for Osama bin Laden pleaded guilty Wednesday before a military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to supporting al Qaeda and conspiring to commit terrorism, the Department of Defense announced.
On the fifth anniversary of the London bombings, Britain\'s most senior anti-terror policeman at the time said that the risk of a repeat attack by extremists is \"as high as it has ever been.\" FULL STORY l ATTACKS REMEMBERED
An independent report released Wednesday after a seven-month investigation into the leaked \"Climategate\" e-mails found no evidence to question the \"rigor and honesty\" of scientists involved. FULL STORY l Q&A
A verdict is expected Wednesday in the money-laundering trial of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega.
PARIS (AP) - A Paris court on Wednesday convicted former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in France in the 1980s and ordered him to spend seven years beh..
PHILDELPHIA (AP) - Heat and humidity draped the Northeast for yet another day Wednesday, pushing power companies to crank up power to cool the sticky masses and keeping the mercury..
PHOENIX (AP) - The federal lawsuit against Arizona's tough new immigration law focuses heavily on a question that has been in the spotlight repeatedly the past decade and dates bac..
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A male spectator fell from the second deck onto the field level seats at Rangers Ballpark during Tuesday night's game between Cleveland and Texas. The fan w..
Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Wednesday searched sumo training facilities, or stables, as they continue to gather evidence on a widespread gambling scandal that has tarnished Japan\'s national sport.
Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune was given a two-year suspended prison sentence and five years\' probation Wednesday by a Tokyo district court judge for his role in boarding a Japanese whaling ship.
Lindsay Lohan has been ordered to serve 90 days in jail for missing alcohol counseling sessions in violation of her probation.
Bobby Fischer was a master chess player, a man who once seemed the epitome of control. But Fischer\'s personal life was often chaotic and marked by mystery.
Britain\'s Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday addressed the United Nations for the first time in more than 50 years, saying she has \"witnessed great change.\"
Sajjad Mohammedie Ashtiani travels to a Tabriz jail in Iran every Monday to see his mother.
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Protesters led by a Sri Lankan cabinet minister laid siege to the United Nations compound in Colombo, demanding that the world body drop a probe into alleged human rights abuses in the final stages of the separatist war that ended last year.
The British government will establish an investigation into allegations of torture of detainees with the knowledge of members of its intelligence services, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday.
A quarrel at a drive-through at a McDonald\'s restaurant in southern Finland erupted in gunfire Tuesday, leaving three men dead, police said.