National News + World News

Cops Search for 3 College Students After Call for Help

Authorities have been searching southwestern North Dakota for three members of the Dickinson State softball team after a friend of the women reported getting a call from them asking for help.

Abortion Clinic Director Quits After Watching Procedure

The former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in southeast Texas says she had a "change of heart" after watching an abortion last month — and she quit her job and joined a pro-life group in praying outside the facility.

Tower of London Warders Accused of Bullying Female

Moira Cameron, the first woman to serve as yeoman warder at the Tower, was apparently isolated and harassed by resentful male colleagues, despite her long experience in the military.

Police Searching for Missing Florida Baby

Florida authorities were searching for a baby girl missing on the Panhandle on Monday.

CDC: Contaminated Beef May Be Linked to 2 Deaths

A federal health official says two deaths and 26 other illnesses may be linked to possibly contaminated ground beef recalled by a New York company.

Regulators to tighten snapper limits

MOBILE — Regulators say that the Gulf's red snapper population appears to be robust and growing, but the 2010 snapper limits will likely be the strictest ever, possibly one fish per day or a 30-day season. Charter captains say such restri

Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Visits N.Y.

The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, arrived in its namesake city Monday with a 21-gun salute near the site of the 2001 terrorist attack.

Afghan Runoff Canceled, Karzai Declared Winner

Afghanistan's election commission has canceled Saturday's presidential runoff and proclaimed President Hamid Karzai victor of the war-ravaged nation's tumultuous ballot.