FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest Florida school children were encouraged to walk to school in honor of International Walk To School Month. Millions of schoolchildren from 4..
The 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday to three professors for a tool to make carbon-carbon bonds in organic chemistry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced.
Surviving members of legendary Japanese-American Army units, including Sen. Daniel Inouye, gathered around President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he signed a bill granting their forces the Congressional Gold Medal -- one of the nation\'s highest civilian honors.
A state of emergency in Ecuador has been extended to Friday, the country\'s government announced, as investigators watch videos and review photographs to identify officers involved in last week\'s police uprising.
The suspected leader of an armed rebel group accused of committing mass rapes this summer in Congo was arrested Tuesday morning, a spokesman for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told CNN.
As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.
The man at the center of an alleged al Qaeda plot to bomb cities in Europe has told investigators the conspiracy was directed by one of the organization\'s most senior figures, according to European intelligence officials.
U.S. military operations in Afghanistan could continue to be fully supplied even if Pakistan refuses to open a major border post blocking hundreds of fuel tankers, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
The U.S. secretary of defense could meet with his Chinese counterpart during meetings in Vietnam next week, the Pentagon\'s spokesman said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department says the $700 billion financial bailout will cost far less than previously thought.A report on the program Tuesday says it will cost taxpa..
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - A dealer says Ford plans to eliminate at least 175 Lincoln dealers as part of its effort to revive the luxury brand.Ford revealed the plan to 900 Lincoln dea..
Police arrested 12 people in the south of France Tuesday for having links to terrorist networks, French national police said.
Nine children died Tuesday when two explosions rocked a residential area of the city of Kandahar, an Afghan government official said.
An official with the Vatican criticized the decision to award the Nobel prize for Medicine to British doctor Robert G. Edwards for his work on in vitro fertilization, Italy\'s official news agency ANSA reported Tuesday.
Four people were killed after a reservoir broke and flooded three villages in western Hungary with toxic red mud, officials said.
A new poll shows the vast majority of Americans feel it's better for some students to go to community college instead of a four-year school. According to the poll by The Associated..
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Police in California say an 8-year-old Fresno girl who was apparently abducted while playing in her front yard has been found safe. Police spokesman Jeff Card..
NEW YORK (AP) - A trade group says U.S. service-oriented companies, the nation's predominant job generator, grew slightly faster in September as demand from customers improved. It ..
NEW YORK (AP) - The Pakistani immigrant who tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison, a mandatory penalty that left him defiant as ever a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anti-competitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of th..