The U.S. and Russia have agreed to eliminate a massive amount of nuclear material that could be used to fuel about 17,000 atomic weapons.
Nebraska's Republican Governor Dave Heineman signed two laws today that will strictly limit abortion.
Protesters in Thailand appear to be getting closer to their goal of forcing Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva out of power.
Breakthrough announcement on the first day of President Obama's nuclear security summit in Washington.
Toxic gases have suspended rescue efforts to find four more missing.
Tupper Thomas, the woman credited with restoring Brooklyn's Prospect Park, is retiring.
After 30 years as park administrator, the parks department says Thomas will step down sometime early next year, once her replacement is found.
Prospect Park was built in the 1860's by Central Park designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. ...
The Vatican says it has cooperated with U.S. law enforcement officials trying to extradite an Indian priest charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Minnesota.
The U.S. wants Toyota to pay a $16 million fine for failing to promptly notify the government of problems with gas pedals.
A senior Vatican priest compared the media uproar over sexual abuse scandals in the church to anti-Semitism.
Another top aide is leaving the Bloomberg administration. Rohit Aggarwala, the man in charge of implementing Mayor Bloomberg's PlanNYC 2030 program for sustainable growth, is leaving as of June 1. Aggarwala joined the administration in 2006 as the head of the Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability. He's moving to ...
Karita Mattila will not be singing the title role of Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera this spring.
At least two people were killed in the blast.
Pledges from international community exceed goal for rebuilding devastated country.
A federal judge has ruled that government investigators acted illegally by wiretapping the phone conversations of an Islamic charity and two American lawyers without a search warrant.
Europe's Large Hadron Collider started crashing subatomic particles into each other today, following months of delays.
Nine members of a Christian militia group based in Michigan have been indicted on sedition and weapons charges.
The Metropolitan Opera has announced that it's received a $30 million donation from philanthropist Ann Ziff.
The secular Shiite coalition led by former prime minister Iyad Allawi has reportedly won the most seats in this month's parliamentary elections in Iraq.
A state judge has blocked the city from going ahead with plans to phase out 19 low-performing schools.
Reduces strategic arms stockpiles, opens door for future agreements.