Fourth UK Minister Quits in Expenses Scandal

British media say a fourth member of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's government has quit amid the lawmakers' expenses scandal.

Al Qaeda Says It Kills British Hostage

Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday that a Briton held captive in Mali has probably been killed by Al Qaeda terrorists.

Obama Begins Muslim Odyssey

On eve of speaking to world's Muslims, Obama stops in Saudi Arabia on tour of region defined by conflict

Chavez Accuses CIA of Backing Plot to Kill Him

President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday alleged that U.S. intelligence agencies were behind a purported assassination plot that prevented him from visiting El Salvador.

Report: North Korea Assembling Long-Range Missile

North Korea is assembling a long-range missile capable of reaching Alaska, a news report said Wednesday, as the communist regime prepared to test-fire a barrage of missiles from both coasts.

Large Chunks of Air France Jet Found in Atlantic Ocean

Military planes and ships located more debris from an Air France jet on Wednesday, but rough seas and heavy winds were slowing the recovery effort and delaying the arrival of crucial deep-water submersibles.

Cops: Man Posts Sex Assault Live on Internet

Phoenix police say a man was arrested after he sexually assaulted his girlfriend while she was passed out and broadcast the attack live on the Internet.

U.S. Releases Nuke Secrets by Mistake

Gov't office accidentally posts 'highly confidential' list that gives detailed information about nuclear sites, programs