Britain Under Pressure Amid Lockerbie Release

Britain's leaders faced new pressure Saturday to explain any role they might have had in the release of the Lockerbie bomber after Libya's leader Muammar al-Qaddafi credited senior officials and members of the royal family for influencing the decisio

Massachusetts Braces for Hurricane Bill as Storm Nears

A tropical storm warning was issued for the Massachusetts coast Saturday as waves from Hurricane Bill pounded Bermuda and people from Florida to New England braced for high surf and rip currents from the storm.

Taliban Cut Off Fingers of 2 Afghan Voters

Taliban militants cut off the ink-stained fingers of two Afghan voters in the militant south during the presidential election, the country's top election monitoring group said Saturday.

Lockerbie Bomber to Obama: 'It's Just Three Months'

Is he the evil perpetrator of the deadliest terrorist attack in British history, or a sick old man, a loving father and grandfather, who has suffered a terrible miscarriage of justice?

Russia Defends Soviet Pact With Nazis 70 Years Later

Most of the world now condemns the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, but Russia has mounted a new defense of the 1939 treaty as it seeks to restore some of its now-lost sphere of influence

Travel Icon Says He'll Avoid Arizona Due to Gun Laws

Travel icon Arthur Frommer says he won't be spending his tourism dollars at the Grand Canyon, or anywhere else in Arizona, because the state's laws allow people he described as 'thugs' and 'extremists' to openly carry firearms.

Advocates Say Kids at Risk After Sex Offender Ruling

A Massachusetts victims' rights group says 'every kid' in the state is in danger following a court ruling that sex offenders convicted before 2006 cannot be automatically forced to a GPS monitoring device.

Judge: Runaway Christian Convert to Stay in Florida for Now

A 17-year-old runaway who claims she fled her family's home in Ohio because she feared becoming the victim of an "honor killing" by her Muslim father will stay in Florida — temporarily — a judge ruled Friday.

White House: Crowds for Pan Am Bomber 'Disgusting'

The White House blasted the jubilant, flag-waving crowds that greeted Pan Am bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was convicted in the 1988 killing of 270 people but is being embraced in Libya as a returning hero.

Teen Fearing Honor Killing Expected to Be Sent Home

A 17-year-old girl who fled to Florida after converting from Islam to Christianity will almost certainly be sent home to Ohio, experts say — despite her fears that she will become the victim of an honor killing for abandoning her parents' faith