FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A strike by Spirit Airlines pilots shut down the discount carrier on Saturday, stranding thousands of travelers. Spirit Airlines now says it's cancelin..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have discussed BP's need to do all it can to respond effectively to the oil s..
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's beaches are taking their worst hit yet from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Pancake-size globs of crude and t..
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) - The parents of teen sailor Abby Sunderland say she's healthy and was able to joke with her family in a phone call after being rescued from her crippled..
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland's prime minister says he wants NATO to develop a timetable to end its mission in Afghanistan. Donald Tusk said Saturday t..
CADDO GAP, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas state police say the number of people missing after flash flooding on a pair of rivers is down to about two dozen. Flo..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has asked BP to "speed up the process" of containing the huge amounts of oil gushing from a ruptured well into the Gulf of Mexico. &n..
Environmentalists plan to stage a worldwide protest against BP on Saturday as the petroleum giant takes hits from politicians and Gulf residents.
Rescue teams are expected to reach a remote area in the Indian Ocean on Saturday to fetch a stranded 16-year-old California sailor girl who lost contact as she tried to circumnavigate the globe in her yacht.
North Korea said it will launch a military strike against propaganda loudspeakers set up by South Korea along their heavily fortified border, state media reported Saturday.
The Kyrgyz interim leader has asked for Russian peacekeepers to help stop ethnic violence in the south of the country, a government spokesman confirmed on Saturday.
A year after a fierce crackdown silenced street protests, few Iranians can defy the hardline government without fear. But legendary singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian is using his voice as never before. FULL STORY l CLASHES ERUPT
The Venezuelan government has issued an arrest warrant against the president of one of the last independent TV stations in that country.
In the latest sign of compromise between Cuba and the island\'s church leaders, Cuba\'s Roman Catholic Church says the government has agreed to free one jailed dissident and relocate six others to prisons closer to their homes.
Hundreds of Spirit Airlines pilots walked off their jobs on Saturday morning after negotiations over pay with the low-cost carrier hit a stalemate.
Law enforcement agents in Brazil\'s northeastern town of Pinheiros trekked and canoed for nearly two hours through rugged terrain to arrest a 54-year-old man accused of fathering eight children with his two eldest daughters, a top regional investigator said.
Four men on death row for killing two U.S. international aid employees in Sudan escaped from prison in Khartoum, a State Department spokesman said Friday.
Israeli officials said Friday they will accept international participation in their investigation into the deadly boarding of the Turkish flotilla ship destined for Gaza.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 16-year-old California girl who was feared lost at sea while sailing solo around the world has been found alive and well, adrift in the southern Indian Ocean w..
A suspected U.S. drone fired three missiles into a compound in North Waziristan, killing eight people Friday, according to a Pakistani intelligence official and a local political administrator.