SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - A gunman with what police described as "concerns" with the Discovery Channel networks took at least one person hostage in the company's suburban Washingto..
Dutch authorities can detain two men held on suspicion of plotting a terrorist act for another day without charging them, a prosecution spokesman said Wednesday.
Swedish prosecutors will reopen the rape case involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. \"There is reason to believe that a crime has been committed,\" said a statement from Sweden\'s director of public prosecutions.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate rose in nearly half of the nation's 374 largest metro areas in July, as the pace of hiring slowed from earlier this year. The Labor Departme..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple CEO Steve Jobs is introducing a new line of iPods. Jobs is unveiling a new iPod Nano without any buttons. It has a touch screen instead. He also is intro..
A Kentucky service member who was missing in action during the Korean War has been identified, a Defense Department agency said on Wednesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Federal officials say Hurricane Earl's effect on the East Coast will depend on when it makes its expected turn to the northeast near North Carolina's Outer Ban..
In only eight months, 2010 has become the deadliest year for U.S. troops in Afghanistan, according to a CNN count.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The French national railway is being scrutinized by Holocaust survivors for its involvement in transporting Jews and others to Nazi death camps during World Wa..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Oil giant BP says it has spent more than $5 million a week on advertising since the Gulf Coast oil spill - more than three times the amount it spent on ads during..
Tropical Depression 9 forms in Atlantic. It is 3,000 miles away from U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in 20 years as substantially fewer undocumented workers from Mexico, Latin America and..
MORTON, Wash. (AP) - The Morton School District says a history teacher who was fired but won his job back on appeal has called in sick again. Michael Moulton hasn't been in school ..
Mexican authorities have rescued six undocumented Cuban migrants who had been held for ransom for a month in Cancun, a vacation hotspot on the nation\'s Yucatan Peninsula, the state-run Notimex news agency reported Wednesday.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - A lawyer for the Army private charged with giving classified material to WikiLeaks says his client has mental health problems that could avert a court-martia..
SISSETON, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say an 18-year-old South Dakota high school student stockpiled weapons and wrote about wanting to blow up his school, target individuals he hated,..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska newspaper is easing its ban on publishing gay marriage announcements to allow notices about legally recognized same-sex unions. Omaha World-Herald Pub..
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A high school dropout has been arraigned on upgraded charges of first-degree murder in three of four fatal shootings outside a downtown Buffalo bar. Riccardo M..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to private investors. The Obama a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Allergan says it will pay $600 million to settle a years-long federal investigation into how it marketed its top-selling drug Botox. The company says it will plea..