Stage Set for Sotomayor

Confirmation hearings this week for Obama's Supreme Court pick could drum up high political theater

Fla. Cops: Man Killed Girlfriend's Father, Fled State

Florida authorities are awaiting the extradition of a man who fled to Kentucky after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend's father to death.

Afghan Bomb Blasts Kill Two U.S. Marines

Bomb blasts killed four U.S. Marines in southern Afghanistan Saturday, U.S. military said.

Cops Nab Wife in Ex-Boxing Champ's Death

Brazilian authorities detained the wife of former boxing champion Arturo Gatti and formally accused her Sunday of killing him at an upmarket seaside tourist resort in Brazil.

Iraq Military: Insurgent Attacks Decline, But Could Continue

The Iraqi military says insurgent attacks are on the decline, but predicts they could continue for a few more years.

Bruce Willis Pitches Plan for Own Airport in Idaho

Some Hollywood action heroes like Tom Cruise may collect planes, but Bruce Willis is going one step further — he's building his own airport.

5 Iranian Officials Released by U.S. Return to Iran

Five Iranian officials who were held in Iraq for more than two years by U.S. forces on suspicion of aiding local Shiite militants returned to Iran Sunday, where the Iranian foreign minister hailed their return as a victory for Iran.

Security Guard for U.S. Mining Giant Killed in Indonesia

A security guard working for U.S. mining giant Freeport was killed and five other people were injured when their vehicles came under attack Sunday in Indonesia's restive Papua province, a company official said.