The swine flu epidemic is spreading around the world, and global health officials warn that it's on course to become a world pandemic.
U.S. President Barack Obama celebrated his first 100 days in office Wednesday having already pushed through a transformational series of changes in domestic and foreign policy and still riding high in the polls.
The swine flu outbreak in Mexico is moving closer to becoming a major international health crisis, and the three most populous U.S. states have already reported cases.
The U.S. government has declared a state of emergency because of the swine flu that has now killed more than 100 people in Mexico.
The good news is that Taliban militants have agreed to pull out of the Buner district of Pakistan, which had put them only 60 to 70 miles from the national capital, Islamabad. The bad news is that they remain firmly established in the neighboring Swat Valley, only 100 miles from the capital.
U.S. President Barack Obama told top executives from 14 American credit card companies Thursday their days of free wheeling and dealing are over.
U.S. President Barack Obama is caught between a rock and a hard place on the issue of fixing blame for the controversial interrogation policies of the Bush administration and the documented widespread abuse of prisoners that occurred at the Iraqi detention center of Abu Ghraib.
The arrest of Phil Markoff on the charge of being the alleged Craigslist killer teaches once again the sobering lesson that we do not live in a kumbaya world: There are dangerous, scary people out there, and they prowl the electronic highways of the Internet looking for their victims.
Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi has become the latest pawn to be manipulated by the government of Iran as it plays for time while developing its nuclear-weapons program at breakneck speed.
President Barack Obama completed a two-day visit to Mexico on Friday that was strong on symbolism but weak on substance.
The attorney general of Spain has recommended dropping a yearlong attempt to bring six former senior Bush administration officials to trial on charges of authorizing torture practices at the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But the final decision on whether or not to proceed with the case will lie with the daredevil judge prosecuting it. And he's never backed down yet.
It's Tax Day in the United States, but a lot of people are as angry about paying taxes as they were at the British Empire in 1773 when American patriots threw a cargo of British tea into Boston Harbor.
The U.N. Security Council has condemned North Korea for its long-range ballistic missile test last week. It was a measure without much bite, but it had serious consequences.
U.S. President Barack Obama passed his first test as commander in chief with flying colors in approving the rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips, but the pirates of Somalia have vowed they will strike back.
Water, water hardly anywhere. Water crises are rocking two of the world's largest cities as Mexico City starts a 36-hour water cutoff and Los Angeles is in the midst of a water dearth.