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..
Securing your Wireless Network from Practically Networked: These days wireless networking products are so ubiquitous and inexpensive that just about anyone can set up a WLAN in a m..
At least seven people were killed and many were injured in the two explosions near a prominent religious shrine in Karachi, Pakistan, the Sindh provincial interior minister said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A US Airways flight to Bermuda has been grounded before takeoff from Philadelphia International Airport over a security problem. Passengers were removed from US..
A detailed and well-preserved Roman parade helmet -- complete with fine facial features on its face mask, tight curly hair, and a griffin-topped cap -- will go up for auction Thursday, five months after it was found in northern England.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back against accusations that the administration blocked government scientists from telling the public just how bad the BP oil spill co..
MIAMI (AP) - Otto, which had been a subtropical storm, has transitioned to a tropical storm as it meanders over the Atlantic and could reach hurricane strength. The National Hurric..
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell soldier who twice enlisted in the Army died this week when he was hit by an improvised explosive device while patrolling on foot in southe..
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis-area money manager who tried to fake his death in a Florida plane crash faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced on securities f..
VIENNA (AP) - An Austrian undercover police officer has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an American teacher from Florida after mistaking him for an African drug dealer at a subway..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A toll-free helpline has been set up for people who need help from behavioral healthcare professionals in the wake of the BP oil spill. The U.S. Department of He..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Colombian native faces at least 10 years in federal prison after admitting that he sold and outfitted "go-fast" boats for drug dealers. Federal prosecutors in ..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Two men have pleaded guilty in a Florida federal court to an illegal plot to ship AK-47 assault rifles to Somalia. Prosecutors in Fort Lauderdale say 7..