DETROIT (AP) - Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton has delivered a stirring eulogy for a 7-year-old girl shot and killed when Detroit police raided her home. &nbs..
NEW YORK (AP) - The mother of one of the three Americans detained in Iran says the pain of returning to the U.S. Without their children is almost more than they can bear.The three ..
ROBERT, La. (AP) - BP now says it will likely be at least Tuesday before engineers can shoot heavy mud into a blown-out well spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Three ultra-deepwa..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A concert organized to benefit Louisiana's wetlands and fishermen affected by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has raised just over $300,000. David Fr..
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Officials closed the public beach here Friday as thick gobs of oil resembling melted chocolate washed up, a very visible reminder of the blown-out well that ..
DACULA, Ga. - A woman emerged from her home in a Georgia subdivision to discover a shocking sight -- a six-foot alligator trying to get into her neighbor's pool! The gator sighting..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate improved in April for the first time in over four years, with 15,500 more workers finding jobs than those who lost them, state ..
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The mothers of three Americans jailed in Iran for 10 months were returning home Friday without securing an immediate release for their children, witnesses said...
PARIS (AP) - Paris City Hall, embarrassed by a major art heist at a museum with a broken alarm, urged security guards Friday to be more vigilant - and pleaded with the perpetrators..
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks have turned higher a day after posting their biggest drops in more than a year. Trading has been volatile Friday after the drop Thursday. Investo..
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Federal officials say they have found a handful of animals injured by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico but countless others may be feeling the effe..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Looking to a day when cars and trucks use far less gasoline or none at all, President Barack Obama plans to order the government to prepare fuel efficiency standa..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House and Senate must now get to workreconciling different versions of the financial overhaul bill. The measure pas..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is getting tougher on both borrowers and lenders blamed for inflating a housing bubble that, when it popped, plunged the nation into a severe recession t..
WASHINGTON (AP) - For months, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair has been a dead man walking - and he knew it. So constant and vicious were the leaks from the White House ..
TOKYO (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that evidence was "overwhelming" that a North Korean submarine sank a South Korean warship and that the communist..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts have one more big job before leaving the International Space Station. On Friday morning, two of the crew will venture out on the..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new government report says at least 16 known terrorists have passed through U.S. airports where federal officials were trained to spot suspicious behavior. The ..
BRETON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, La. (AP) - Managers of a renowned bird sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico say they have found their first dead pelican. Breton National Wildlife Refug..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is asking BP PLC to publicly disclose more information about the Gulf oil spill including measurements of the size of the leak 5,000 feet under th..