By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptians on Saturday voted to choose between a conservative Islamist and Hosni Mubarak's ex-prime minister in a presidential runoff once billed as the country's long-awaited shift to democracy but now cloude
By BERTHA RAMOSAssociated Press
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Carlotta slammed into Mexico's resort-studded Pacific coast late Friday, toppling trees and lashing hotels while authorities evacuated people from low-lying areas.
The rapidly changing hurrica
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaiian monk seals need an image makeover.
Some fishermen blame the endangered species for stealing their catch. There are unfounded rumors that they devour and deplete fish stocks.
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is partially lifting the lid of secrecy on its counterterrorism campaign against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia by formally acknowledging for the first time that it is conducting lethal attacks in those c
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republicans set out a bold conservative agenda after taking control of state capitols across the Midwest and South in the last general election.
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union sent a message Friday to the Syrian regime, which stands accused of killing thousands of its own citizens: No more caviar, fancy shoes or primo cigars for you until the violence stops.