Marines Storm Taliban-Held Town in Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. Marines backed by Harrier jets stormed into a Taliban-held town in southern Afghanistan before dawn Wednesday and exchanged heavy fire with insurgents, killing at least seven.

Hundreds Escape as Mudslides Bury Homes in Taiwan

The survivors, about 700, had made a narrow escape to safety just before the walls of mud and rock buried their homes, Reuters reported

Muslim Teen Who Became Christian Fears for Her Life

An Ohio teenager says she ran away from home to Florida because her family threatened to kill her for converting from Islam to Christianity, local media reported.

Proof First Casualty of Pakistani Propaganda War

Finding and killing Pakistan's most-wanted militant was a difficult task. Proving his death may be even harder.

U.S. Commander in Iraq: Al Qaeda Remains a Threat

A top U.S. commander in Iraq said Tuesday that simmering ethnic tensions between Kurds and Arabs remain a grave threat to Iraq's stability, especially after American forces depart.

Taliban Chief Writes 'Handbook' to Win Afghan Support

As elections near, Mullah Mohammad Omar, commander of Taliban forces, has released a code-of-ethics handbook in an effort to win the hearts and minds of the Afghan people.

'iPad': Analysts Expect Apple to Release Tablet Computer

A highly respected senior research analyst says representatives of an Asian component manufacturer told him that they had received orders from Apple for parts to build a tablet computer — a project code-named "Touch."

Chevy Volt to Get 230 MPG Rating

The extended-range electric vehicle achieves a new level of fuel economy

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, JFK's Sister, Dies at 88

President John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who carried on the family's public service tradition by founding the Special Olympics and championing the rights of the mentally disabled, died Tuesday morniing

Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi Found Guilty in Burma

A Burmese court found democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty Tuesday of violating her house arrest by allowing an uninvited American to stay at her home.