Burma Denies U.N. Chief's Second Request to See Suu Kyi

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday he was "deeply disappointed" after Burma's military ruler rejected his second and final request to meet jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Honduras Leaves OAS After Body Decries Coup

Honduras will no longer recognize the Organization of American States charter, claiming the diplomatic body attempted to impose "unilateral and indignant resolutions" on a new government that took power in a coup.

2 U.S. Troops Killed in Attack on Base in Afghanistan

Militants attacked a U.S. coalition base in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, exploding a truck outside the gates, sparking a two-hour gunbattle and killing two American troops, officials said.

Palin's Political Plans Unclear

Insiders wonder if Palin's departure as governor is a move toward the White House, or the end of her political career

Madoff Hires Consultant to Find Best Possible Jail

Bernard Madoff has hired a veteran prison consultant to help him to find the best possible jail in which to serve his 150-year sentence for Wall Street’s biggest fraud.

Child, Man Missing in River Near Philadelphia

The U.S. Coast Guard, Philadelphia police and others are searching for a man and a child missing in the Delaware River.

OAS Chief: Honduras Won't Restore Ousted Leader

OAS chief finds no willingness in Honduras' interim government to restore ousted President Manuel Zelaya

Petraeus: Taliban 'Barbaric'

General warns troops surging into Afghanistan to battle Taliban are in for tough fight against resilient insurgents• 'Incorruptible' Afghan Commandos a Sign of Hope