More than 600 people remained missing Wednesday in one of two Brazilian states where heavy rain has led to 42 deaths and left thousands of residents homeless, officials said.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 struck Wednesday in southern Canada, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
French World Cup team member Thierry Henry will meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday to explain the team\'s behavior during the World Cup, Sarkozy\'s office said Wednesday.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he has accepted the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal with regret, but is certain that it is the r..
Alleged drug lord Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke has been arrested outside Kingston, Jamaica, police said Tuesday. A failed attempt to arrest Coke last month resulted in four days of gunbattles that left 76 people dead.
Police in Indonesia captured a man believed to be one of the most wanted terrorists in the country on Wednesday, authorities said.
A Virgin Atlantic flight headed to Newark, New Jersey, from London was diverted to Connecticut late Tuesday night because
He is the self-styled \"Merchant of Marriage\" -- a Dubai matchmaker who says he has helped set up 3,000 weddings for the Emirate\'s Indian and Pakistani community.
WASHINGTON (AP) - South Carolina Republicans nominated a teaparty-backed Indian-American woman to run for governor and aconservative black man to run for Congress from the f..
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the ramped-up war in Afghanistan at a precarious moment, President Barack Obama prepared to hear his top war commander explain biting published complaints ab..
The fate of the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan hinges on his upcoming meeting with President Barack Obama, who was \"angry\" after reading the general\'s remarks about colleagues in a magazine profile.
Toyota\'s massive car factory in Guangzhou, China, remained idle Wednesday, a day after it halted production following a strike at a supplier, Denso Corporation, a Toyota spokesman said.
If current trends continue, Peru is poised to overtake Colombia as the world\'s top producer of coca, the plant used in the production of cocaine, according to a United Nations reports released Tuesday.
Alleged druglord Christopher \"Dudus\" Coke has been arrested outside Kingston, Jamaica, police said Tuesday.
A judge in New Orleans may rule Tuesday on whether to lift the federal government\'s moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
A 21-year-old Peruvian woman Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing had a cranial fracture and other significant injuries to her face and neck and showed signs of asphyxiation, a court document obtained by CNN shows.
An American man detained last week in Pakistan while on a hunt for Osama bin Laden will be released Tuesday with no charges filed, a source close to Gary Faulkner\'s family told CNN. Faulkner, who suffers from kidney disease, has been given dialysis in a Pakistani military hospital in Islamabad and is in good condition, the source said.
Beleaguered France, rocked by a spat between coach Raymond Domenech and his squad, crash out of the World Cup after defeat against hosts South Africa.
Police in China said they broke an illegal soccer gambling ring ahead of the World Cup in South Africa, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.