An Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery put to rest what she says are rumors that she had been lashed 99 times for another alleged offense.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police in Philadelphia are upset a man with a lengthy criminal record was able to get a gun permit from Florida. The 28 year old suspect was arrested over the we..
In a city where brutal fighting is the norm, it is easy to glaze over reports of a surge in Mogadishu\'s violence this summer. But with the country\'s insurgents now attacking abroad and the expansion of Ugandan and Burundian peacekeepers on the ground, the situation is shifting as much as the front lines.
As the United Kingdom braces to receive one of the best-known and most controversial figures on the planet, Pope Benedict XVI, a question hangs over the state visit: Why is he coming?
Mexico celebrates its bicentennial Wednesday, and despite lavish government plans to mark the day, many Mexicans are finding little joy in a nation beset by drug violence and economic woes.
Two of nine mortars fired from Gaza into Israel on Wednesday contained white phosphorous, Israeli police told CNN.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Arlington National Cemetery has discovered three people buried in the wrong graves. The Army said Wednesday that officials opened three burial sites last month an..
WASHINGTON (AP) -Three former female employees of Goldman Sachs & Co. are suing the big Wall Street firm for what they say is rampant gender discrimination that unfairly favors..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum says he's "cautiously optimistic" after meeting with the administrator of a $20 billion compensation fund for victim..
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors say two former defense contractors were fueled by alcohol and anger the night they killed two Afghan nationals on the streets of Kabul. Their attorn..
CHICAGO (AP) - Several hundred police officers are marching outside of Chicago police headquarters to voice their displeasure with the department's leadership and with what they ca..
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York man has been charged with unwittingly providing unlicensed banking services to a man who plotted to set off a bomb in Times Square earlier this year. Moh..
KENNER, La. (AP) - The U.S. government's point person on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill says the well that blew out is expected to be permanently sealed and declared dead by Sunday, ..
NEW YORK (AP) - A defendant who appeared to be sleeping at his trial on terrorism charges has told the court that he does, indeed, want to be there. Laguerre Payen (lah-GAYR' PAY'-..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City officials want to take their smoking ban outdoors. City officials announced new legislation on Wednesday that would outlaw smoking in parks, beaches, ..
RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) - A judge will decide whether a southern Indiana teenager who police say strangled his 10-year-old brother to satisfy an urge to kill spends the rest of his l..
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC News says its longtime correspondent and language cop Edwin Newman has died. He was 91. Newman did political and foreign reporting on various NBC News programs ..
ATLANTA (AP) - The government says nearly all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods. The Centers for Dise..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department is wasting time and money on its current plan for developing technology to detect nuclear material at the nation's borders, two s..
NEW YORK (AP) - The mothers of two American hikers who have been detained in Iran for more than a year say they hope their sons will be released soon, now that the third hiker has ..