WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is ready to reclaim the spotlight with a plea for economic fairness in a State of Union address that opposition Republicans panned in advance as a rehash o
Samoans who claim they are poor are lazy, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele says.In a comment on the government website Savali, Tuilaepa says having no food, water, clothes, a home or access t
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Held captive since last fall, an ailing American woman and a Danish man are safely on their way home after a bold, dark-of-night rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs.
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- Bill Gates pledged $750 million on Thursday to fight three killer diseases and rescue a beleaguered health fund whose financial losses have cost it donor support.The Micr
LONDON (AP) -- Coastlines, working patterns, and even the country's most famous meal are under threat from climate change, Britain said Thursday in its first-ever national assessment of the likely
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is preparing to tighten its belt, but with an election-year battle looming in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants t
DENVER (AP) -- A missing 9-year-old girl escaped from an apparent kidnapper and called 911 herself from a convenience store in Colorado Springs on Friday.The Pueblo girl was reported missing Thursd
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vilified by the Republicans who want his job, President Barack Obama will stand before the nation Tuesday night determined to frame the election-year debate on his terms, promisi
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual address to Congress, many goals he outlined in previous State of the Union speeches remain unfulfilled.