Orders to U.S. factories rose modestly in April as manufacturers rebounded from a weak March performance.
A U.S. filmmaker jailed for alleged espionage in Venezuela was expelled from the country and was returning to the United States on Wednesday…
Country music has been good to the rapper Nelly, and he’s back in Music City because of it.
A Rhode Island TV station says a woman threw a rock, waved a baseball bat and urged her dogs to attack a news crew reporting on a kindergart…
Egypt’s state-run news agency says the state prosecutor has referred 12 activists including several prominent bloggers to trial
The tiny Baltic state of Latvia has won approval to become the 18th member of the troubled euro currency union
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is gauging prospects for improving badly strained ties between the United States and Venezuela
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street after a payroll company reported sluggish job growth last month.
Jon Stewart is starting a summer-long break from anchoring “The Daily Show,” but it will be no holiday. He’ll be in the Middle East making h…
The trial for three European feminists charged with public indecency after demonstrating topless in front of Tunisia’s Palace of Justice beg…
An economic forecast says the country’s expected “Great Recovery” hasn’t materialized and the economy’s fallen short of even normal growth.
A Northern California woman sentenced to four years in prison for planting a severed finger in a bowl of Wendy’s chili is going back behind …
A woman from a wealthy New York suburb is accused of growing and attempting to sell more than 1,000 marijuana plants from a city warehouse.
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have gone from womanizing “Wedding Crashers” to doting dads who bring their kids to work.
The U.S. government is taking advantage of the recent run-up in General Motors stock to sell off another 30 million shares in the auto giant…
Germany and Italy will join the United States as “lead nations” in regions of Afghanistan after NATO transitions into a noncombat mission
Gunmen ambushed a group of travelers at a fake checkpoint at a remote desert site in western Iraq
Oil price edges up to near $94 a barrel
Video clips from Iran show mourners chanting opposition slogans at the funeral of a dissident cleric in the largest political protest in yea…
State lawmakers passed an 11th-hour compromise bill early Wednesday
U.S. worker productivity grew a modest amount from January through March after having declined in the previous quarter.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added just 135,000 jobs in May, the second straight month of weak gains.
The Treasury Department says it will sell an additional 30 million shares of General Motors stock this month
The University of Kansas plans to offer 15 new online graduate programs through its School of Education.
A White House official says President Barack Obama will name former aide Samantha Power as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.