RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Federal officials say evacuations may be required in the U.S. if Hurricane Earl tracks too close to the East Coast. Federal Emergency Management Agency adminis..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Qantas jet headed for Australia returned safely to San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday after a problem with one of the engines forced pilots to..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a busy day of meetings with Middle East officials to prepare for this week's relaunch of direct Israeli-Palestinian ..
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A pistol-packing grandmother in northern Alabama believes intruders will think twice before messing with her again. Police say 69-year-old Ethel Jones shot an ..
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire high school student shocked so severely in shop class that his heart stopped beating is suing his teacher, the school district and the city of Do..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in June for the third straight month amid a burst of home-buying due to tax incentives that have since expired. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Sh..
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal judge says a suburban Philadelphia school district embroiled in a laptop spying scandal must pay a family's lawyer about $260,000. Lower Merion School..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll finds 71 percent of New Yorkers want the developers of an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero to voluntarily move the project. The Quinnipiac ..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A concourse at Palm Beach International was evacuated for about an hour as officials investigated a bomb threat. The Transportation Security Administra..
South Korea\'s Red Cross has offered $8.4 million in flood aid to North Korea, the Yonhap news agency said Tuesday.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch prosecutors say they are questioning two men arrested at Amsterdam's international airport at the request of American authorities who foun..
WASHINGTON (AP) - American Muslims have launched a new web site they hope will defuse hostility over a proposed Islamic center near ground zero. Washington attorney Hassan Ahmad (H..
WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Barack Obama prepares to officially end the lengthy and divisive U.S. combat operation in Iraq, he'll personally thank some of the soldiers who fough..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Hurricane Earl, now a powerful Category 4 storm, barreled toward the U.S. coast early Tuesday after battering tiny islands across the northeastern Cari..
Chilean officials plan to start drilling a rescue shaft Monday as they begin a months-long operation to reach 33 trapped miners. Officials also said the miners will soon be getting hot food and sandwiches. FULL STORY l WHO ARE THE 33?
Two men held in the Netherlands may have been trying to test U.S. airport security by putting bottles with electronic devices attached in checked baggage, a U.S. law enforcement source said.
The cyclone known as Earl is now a Category 2 hurricane after strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean, with winds whipping at about 100 mph (160 kph) and even stronger gusts.
A Nigerian governor said on Monday that reports of child abuse associated with witchcraft in his state are greatly exaggerated.
MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center says Earl has strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane with winds near 135 mph (215 kph) as it moves away from the Virgin Islands. Earl i..
Seven International Security Assistance Force servicemembers were killed in two incidents Monday in southern Afghanistan, the military said.