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.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - President Obama presented Corey Kent with his Purple Heart Monday. Corey's parents said it was an honor for Corey and the President was great. They talked some f..
The mother of the 26-year-old woman whose videotaped shooting last year sparked anti-government demonstrations in Iran appealed Monday to international human rights organizations and to the international court in The Hague for help in prosecuting her daughter\'s killer.
In a rare interview, Fidel Castro gives new details about his health four years ago when emergency surgery forced him out of power, saying he didn\'t think he would make it and still has difficulty walking.
The sole survivor in last week\'s massacre of 72 Central and South American migrants in northern Mexico has been released from a hospital and returned to his native Ecuador, Mexican officials said Monday.
Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a shooting incident in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, Monday morning, the state news agency TASR reported, citing an emergency services representative.
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) - The brother of a man accused of the fatal shooting of a Mormon church official in Central California says the man was a former member of the congregation who..
JASPER, Alberta (AP) - The body of a Maine climber who fell 1,000 feet to his death in the Canadian Rockies more than two decades ago has been found in a melting glacier. Officials..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Baseball great Roger Clemens entered a not guilty plea Monday to charges of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids or human growth hormone. Clemens ente..
HAVANA (AP) - Fidel Castro says he "was at death's door" after falling ill four years ago, but has recovered and been gaining strength since.The former Cuban leader offered the det..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is expanding sanctions against North Korea by freezing the assets of individuals, companies and organizations allegedly linked to support..
NEW YORK (AP) - The chairwoman of the community board that voted for an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero said she believes adding an interfaith dimension would help unite..
NEW YORK (AP) - Google and The Associated Press have struck a new licensing deal that will allow Google to continue posting the news cooperative's content. The AP said in a stateme..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Car shoppers will receive more details on window stickers about fuel efficiency, emissions, energy costs and energy consumption under a new government proposal fo..
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's federal police agency says it has fired nearly 10 percent of its force this year for failing lie detector and other tests. Mexico's approximately 35,000..
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado man accused of running a Ponzi scheme that took in more than $23 million has been extradited from Argentina to face charges. Prosecutors accuse William L. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Activists from Appalachia are calling on the Obama administration to end the practice of mountaintop removal coal mining. The administration has set out to curb t..