Syrian state media say a car bomb has exploded in the central city of Hama, killing at least four people.
Niger on Thursday extradited to Libya one of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime crumbled in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since, the government in Tripoli said.
Oscar Pistorius' lead defense lawyer grilled one of the neighbors of the star athlete Thursday, questioning the man over how many gunshots he thought he heard and at what on the night of Reeva Steenkamp's shooting death.
Lawmakers in the embattled Crimean region of Ukraine decided Thursday to hold a referendum March 16 on whether Crimea should become part of Russia, a move likely to further ratchet up tensions.
The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific storms is once again bringing rain to Washington through Thursday -- and with the rain comes an increased threat of mudslides and avalanches.
Former District of Columbia mayor and current councilman Marion Barry has been released from a center where he spent 16 days trying to regain his mobility.
Anchorage musher Scott Janssen, home from the Iditarod with a broken ankle, will be among the first to tell you that one of the benefits of mushing nearly a thousand miles across Alaska are stunning views.
Jurors at the Manhattan trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law watched video of al-Qaida's leaders threaten America before and after the Sept. 11 attacks as the government launched its case against the terror group's one-time spokesman, a presentation dismissed by a defense lawyer as movie-like theatrics.
A U.S. Army general accused of sexual assault was set to plead guilty to three lesser charges Thursday in a move that his lawyer says will strengthen his position going into trial.
The CEO of a virtual currency exchange was found dead in her home in Singapore.
Target Corp.'s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer's shoppers last year.
Should a lawyer be disqualified from public service for representing a client like a cop killer? The question arises after the Senate rejected President Barack Obama's candidate to be the government's chief civil rights attorney.
Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off?
The United States and the European Union have offered financial aid to Ukraine and Russia has halted its rescue program for the country. The moves are part of the international tussle over Ukraine's political and economic future, pitting Moscow against western capitals.
U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over reams of documents and other data showing what the company knew and when it found out about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths.
The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment -- in this instance, four hours after birth.
%%%45c15fc82b99ee6d21ab7e4bf5c991aa%%%Rain today, rain tomorrow: National Weather Service says the rain may let up a bit later today, but it's not going away. And it's not going away on Thursday either as a series of Pacific storms roll into Washington. Looking ahead to the weekend? Sunday looks lik
Seattle police have arrested a man suspected of robbing a blind man of hundreds of dollars near a bank ATM, police said this morning.