By BRIAN MURPHY and NASSER KARIMIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The Great Satan still sells in Iran.
Even after decades of diplomatic estrangement and tightening economic sanctions, American products manage to find their way into the Iranian marketplace. The routes are varied: back
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Just three years after she was found covered in oil and near death, a California sea otter called Olive is a new mom - another milestone for the first otter to survive an oiling in the state.
The California Department of Fish and Game said
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma man accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend and her four young children pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree murder Friday during an emotional hearing, thus avoiding a death sentence.
Joshua Durcho sobbed repeatedly as
DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - California's Death Valley has racked up another extreme accolade - it's now deemed the world's hottest place.
Long known as the lowest, driest and hottest spot in the United States, Death Valley this week was named as the hottest place on the globe by the
UPDATE: Britain's royal family says it is suing the French magazine that has published topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate. St James's Palace said Friday that "legal proceedings for breach of privacy have been commenced today in France" by the royal couple.
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Fury over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Paparazzi, French media and a British royal: The publication of topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate has reunited the same players whose clash ended with the untimely death of his mother, Princess Diana, in a Parisian car crash.
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) - For most of five decades, it seemed no one would ever be held accountable for the murder of a 7-year-old Illinois girl snatched off a small-town street corner as she played.
Now, someone has.
Fifty-five years after Maria Ridulph vanished,
By The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Here's a look at protests across the Middle East and elsewhere on Friday, four days after crowds angry over an anti-Muslim film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad began assaulting a string of U.S. embassies in the region.
By CHUCK BARTELSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas police officer said he didn't know a handcuffed 21-year-old man had suffered a fatal gunshot wound in the back of his patrol car until after he got in the vehicle and tried to drive the man to jail, according to documents