By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Some Greek pharmacies closed on Friday, but not to protest the relentless burden of austerity or the withering of state reimbursements for the drugs they sell. Rather, they are mourning for one of their own, a
By CALVIN WOODWARD and TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama accused Republicans of paying for wars "on the nation's credit card" even though he has used the same plastic for the same purpose, and for many others. Mitt Romney defied logic and
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - More flights are getting to their destinations on time and with fewer mishandled bags.
The U.S. Transportation Department said Thursday that 86.3 percent of flights on the nation's biggest airlines arrived on
BEIJING (AP) - A Foxconn Technology Group employee jumped to his death Wednesday from a company-rented apartment building in southwest China's Sichuan province, local police said.
At least a dozen Foxconn employees have jumped to their deaths or tried to do
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Proponents of a treaty governing the high seas rolled out military star power Thursday to try to lift the prospects for a long-spurned pact that faces strong conservative Republican opposition.
By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Judges appointed by Hosni Mubarak dissolved the Islamist-dominated parliament Thursday and ruled his former prime minister eligible for the presidential runoff election this weekend - setting the stage for the
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - North Korea's new young leader must transform his impoverished country for the better or face a backlash from its oppressed people, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Thursday.
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A team of United Nations observers entered the Syrian town of Haffa Thursday after government troops overran the area near the Mediterranean coast, seizing the territory back from rebels after battles that
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Argentina's president took her country's claim to the Falkland Islands to the United Nations on Thursday, challenging Britain in a highly emotional speech to "act more intelligently" and sit down to talk about the
By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia has created the world's largest network of marine reserves and will restrict fishing as well as oil and gas exploration in a major step to safeguard the environment and access to food.