NEW ORLEANS, La. - Engineers on the Gulf of Mexico hoped to begin work Monday on a plan to to shove mud and perhaps cement into the blown-out oil well at the seafloor, making ..
A series of explosions were heard Monday in the southern Israeli port city of Eilat, the Israeli military reported.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA officials are stressing thatthe crew on the International Space Station is in no danger, andthat the orbiting complex is in a stable situation afte..
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Investigators in Alaska have identifiedthe cargo plane that crashed in Denali National Park, saying threepeople aboard are presumed dead.  ..
LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail, but she's not exactly a free woman. Los Angeles sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said actress was discharged at 1:35..
The Netherlands became the first NATO ally to pull combat troops out of Afghanistan on Sunday as it handed over its mission in southern Afghanistan\'s Uruzgan province to U.S. and Australian forces.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday to restart peace talks with Israel saying he hopes Abbas \"will accede not only to my call, but to that of many in the international community.\"
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a six-seat skydiving plane clipped trees and crashed in the woods while taking off this afternoon from an upstate New York airfield.  ..
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The second-floor balcony of a condominium in central Texas collapsed during a party, sending 23 people to the hospital. The colla..
With nearly 86,000 people evacuated from fire-ravaged regions, Russian authorities said Sunday that firefighters were gaining control over blazes sweeping across thousands of acres in western Russia.
Cuban President Raul Castro said Sunday that his government would allow more private businesses and make it easier for those businesses to hire workers, as the socialist economy struggles to get back on its feet and shed up to one million redundant state jobs.
The U.S. military Sunday disputed Iraqi figures that indicated July was the deadliest month for civilians there since May 2008, saying the actual numbers are less than half what Iraq\'s government has reported.
NEW YORK (AP) - Spirit Airlines says it is gaining ground in the fight against flight delays with its controversial move to charge for carry-on bags. ..
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Netherlands has become the first NATO country to pull its troops out of Afghanistan. Nearly 1,900 Dutch troops ended the..
PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say one of three inmates who escaped from a northwest Arizona prison has been captured. Arizona Department of Corrections s..
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters say higher humidity and lower temperatures have helped them nearly contain a wildfire smoldering in the high desert north of Los Angeles.The fi..
The United Arab Emirates will suspend some BlackBerry services starting October 11 over security concerns.
Eight people were killed Sunday, including five in a massive blast at a police camp, as protesters clashed with police and an around-the-clock curfew continued in Indian-administered Kashmir for the third day.
Mexico\'s top security official says the Sinaloa drug cartel was likely behind the kidnapping of a group of four journalists, two of whom were freed in a police rescue.
The son of an Iranian woman facing imprisonment and possible execution by stoning has been told that Iranian authorities will contact him about his mother\'s case Thursday, a human rights activist said Sunday.