U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting Thursday with key players as part of a new U.S. diplomatic push on Syria, amid reports that the government of President Bashar al-Assad may be preparing to use chemical weapons.
Up and down the poor, remote Compestela Valley region on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, families are trying to come to terms with what hit them. Thousands of flimsy houses have been ripped to shreds. Scores of people are dead. Hundreds more are still missing, swept away in flash floods that roared down from the hills.
The Navy is moving some warships into position to monitor a possible upcoming North Korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile, U.S. Navy officials said Thursday.
The fallout from President Mohamed Morsy's sweeping power grab in Egypt has spiraled into more deaths, another key defection and a scene that resembles a war zone.
But up until a few years ago, visiting Cuba would have been close to impossible for Americans. But after decades of false starts, the Obama administration has reinstituted legal travel to Cuba as a way to reach out to the Cuban people.
Afghanistan's intelligence chief was wounded in a suicide attack in Kabul Thursday, the president's office confirmed.
British media reports named celebrity publicist Max Clifford Thursday as a man arrested by police investigating sex abuse allegations sparked by a scandal involving a now-deceased TV host. Clifford is famous in Britain for representing celebrities and members of the public willing to sell kiss-and-tell stories.
A foul-smelling cloud wound its way through Argentina's capital Thursday, but it was not toxic as initially feared, officials said.
U.S. stocks closed slightly higher for a second day Thursday, thanks to strength from the technology sector, including Apple's 1.6% rise. But the gains were limited as investors refrained from making big bets as long as the fiscal cliff remains unresolved.
Ford's C-Max and Fusion hybrids get nowhere near the fuel economy estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new blog post by Consumer Reports magazine.
The United States is one step closer to becoming a major exporter of natural gas. A long awaited report from the Energy Department issued Wednesday said the benefits of exporting the gas far outweigh the costs.
The Ram 1500 has been named 2013 Truck of the Year by Motor Trend magazine. The magazine's editors were impressed by the truck's posh interior, fuel economy and posh interior.