The International Committee of the Red Cross is defending its practice of providing medical training and basic medical supplies to the Taliban in Afghanistan -- saying it doesn\'t discriminate between sides in a conflict.
ROBERT, La. (AP) - One of BP's top executives says crews trying to plug a massive Gulf oil leak are pumping mud into a blown-out well as effectively and efficiently as they had hop..
As early as dawn Wednesday, BP will undertake what some say is a pivotal moment for the London-based oil giant to contain the gushing oil in the Gulf of Mexico -- a maneuver called \"top kill.\"
There\'s a post-9/11 atmosphere in Kingston, Jamaica, local residents say, after a failed police assault on the stronghold of a suspected drug kingpin wanted by the United States. FULL STORY | 500 ARRESTS
A former Colombian model wanted on drug trafficking charges was captured Wednesday in Argentina, a spokesman for the Argentina Airport Security Police said.
A bombing outside a planned performance by a dance company from the restive Russian republic of Chechnya left three women dead and wounded several other people Wednesday evening, prosecutors said.
Britain has a total nuclear arsenal of fewer than 225 weapons, with 160 currently operational, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who was mauled and blinded in a chimpanzee attack last year says the death of the chimp's owner is sad and that she isn't angry at her on..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The director of the National Hurricane Center says the potential for a new catastrophe in Haiti is his biggest concern for the upcoming Atlantic storm ..
Fisherman Mario Lopez has relied on the waters off Cuba\'s northern coasts for decades.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A 15-month-old boy escaped with just a few cuts and bruises on Wednesday after a train struck his stroller, which rolled onto the tracks when his grandm..
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Airline officials are trying to figure out how a sleeping passenger was left aboard a flight for four hours after it landed in Philadelphia. According to police..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles may have been involved in the deaths of 89 people over the past decade, upgrading the number of deaths possibly linked ..
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Senior managers complained oil giant BP was "taking shortcuts" by replacing heavy drilling fluid with saltwater in the well that blew out, triggering the mass..
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the world must respond to the sinking of a South Korean warship that has been blamed on Nort..
The trial of an activist accused of interfering with Japan\'s whaling fleet is scheduled to begin in a Japanese court Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) - President Barack Obama's plan to send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border appears to be a scaled-down version of the border security appro..
The Iraqi council of ministers has decided to dissolve Iraqi Airways and liquidate its assets after the airline dropped flights to England and Sweden in a row with Kuwait over war reparations.
British Airways hinted at possible legal action over the strike by its cabin crew, saying Wednesday it had written to remind the union to \"retain all relevant paperwork.\"
Lori Berenson, a U.S. citizen jailed in Peru since 1995 for helping leftist rebels, has been granted conditional release, a judge announced.