Feds Name 8th North Carolina Terror Suspect

Federal prosecutors are naming an eighth suspect they say is tied to a ring of would-be terrorists in North Carolina.

Report: Strong Earthquake Hits Mexico's Gulf of California

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico's Gulf of California Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Seattle Bank Teller Loses Job After Thwarting Heist

A Seattle bank teller learned that lesson the hard way last week when he lost his job after bucking company policy by thwarting a would-be robbery.

Mom Finds Her Baby Son Up for Adoption on Craigslist

A Massachusetts mother was horrified when she found her 7-month-old child’s photo on popular promotions site, Craigslist, advertising his own adoption.

Ahmadinejad Endorsed by Iran Supreme Leader

Iran's supreme leader formally endorsed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term as president Monday in a ceremony that sought to portray unity among the country's leadership but was snubbed by prominent critics of the disputed election.

Sudanese Journalist 'Ready for 40,000 Lashes'

A Sudanese journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing "indecent" trousers said she is willing to be whipped 40,000 times in an effort to bring attention to the country's harsh laws, the AFP reported Monday.

Iran Awaits Ayatollah's Nod to Build Atomic Bomb

Iran has perfected the technology to create and detonate a nuclear warhead and is merely awaiting the word from its Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to produce its first bomb, Western intelligence sources have told The Times of London.

No More Opium, No More Money for Afghan Villagers

For as long as anyone can remember, there was no need for paper money in this remote corner of the Hindu Kush. The common currency was what grew in everyone's backyard — opium.

Researchers Unveil Mozart Piano Pieces in Austria

Technically demanding and at times furiously paced, two newly identified Mozart works unveiled Sunday are helping scholars complete their assessment of the maestro's very early achievements.

Ex-Saddam Aide Gets 7 Years In Kurdish Displacement Case

One of Saddam Hussein's best-known lieutenants was convicted Sunday of helping to plan the forced displacement of Kurds from northeastern Iraq and sentenced to seven years in jail.