Mexico's national soccer team secured a berth in the 2014 World Cup by wrapping up a victory over New Zealand Wednesday in inter-regional qualifying action.
A congressional advisory panel sounded a warning Wednesday about China's military buildup, especially in the western Pacific.
Nearly nine out of 10 workers say they intend to seek a new job.
Creigh Deeds, a Virginia state senator who rose to be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 2009 despite his reserved demeanor and humble farmland roots, was stabbed early Tuesday, apparently by his son, police said.
Lebanon slid into further turmoil Tuesday after two suicide bombers attacked the Iranian Embassy in Beirut.
Rep. Trey Radel was charged with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, according to documents in D.C. Superior Court.
The husband of former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris was found dead in an apparent suicide.
George Zimmerman's bond was set at $9,000 for and ordered to stay away from his girlfriend by a judge on Tuesday.
'Selfie' has been selected as the world of the year by Britain's Oxford Dictionaries.
Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved a plan for taxing legal marijuana earlier this month, and Washington state will start issuing licenses to retailers next month to sell recreational marijuana.
Bitcoin supporters told a U.S. Senate hearing Monday that authorities should view the virtual currency in a positive light despite its links to black markets and crime.
On the site where President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that symbolized his presidency and the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces at the key battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War, Americans gathered Tuesday to ponder what the Gettysburg Address has meant to the nation.
U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards is starting up a law firm with his daughter, old partner.
The U.S. Postal Service is offering some holiday magic with a series of 20 "Harry Potter" stamps to be unveiled Tuesday at Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
A Russian judge refused Monday to free Australian Greenpeace activist Colin Russell, who was among 30 people arrested following a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, signaling that others also could be kept in jail for three more months pending trial.