Iran Police Clash With Protesters in Bloody Crackdown

Witnesses said police beat protesters and fired tear gas and water cannons at thousands who rallied in Tehran Saturday in open defiance of Iran's clerical government, sharply escalating the most serious internal conflict since the 1979 Islamic Revolu

Conn. Officials Warned Repeatedly About Attack Chimp

Connecticut officials were repeatedly warned about the dangers posed by a chimpanzee who later mauled and blinded a woman and were urged to take action, but failed to do so.

Yemen Slaughter Bears Mark of Former Gitmo Detainee

The murder of three of nine foreigners abducted in Yemen bear the mark of Al Qaeda and the international terror organization's No. 2 man in the Saudi Peninsula: Said Ali al-Shihri.

1 Dead After Freight Train Derails Northwest of Chicago

ATank cars loaded with thousands of gallons of highly flammable ethanol exploded in flames as a freight train derailed, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of nearby homes.

Prosecutors: Madoff's Sentencing Shouldn't Be Delayed

A judge should not delay Bernard Madoff's sentencing even though investigators have yet to determine how much money investors lost in the disgraced financier's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors: Madoff's Sentencing Shouldn't Be Delayed

A judge should not delay Bernard Madoff's sentencing even though investigators have yet to determine how much money investors lost in the disgraced financier's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, prosecutors said.

Iraqi PM: U.S. Pullback From Cities 'Big Victory'

Iraq's prime minister says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from urban areas by the end of this month will be a "big victory" for the nation.

World Powers May Meet on North Korea Next Month

The U.S. and North Korea's neighbors may meet soon to find a new way to deal with the communist regime after it snubbed formal talks on ending its nuclear program, conducted an atomic test and threatened war in response to U.N. sanctions.

Iran Opposition Warned Against Staging Protests

Iran's opposition leader received another stern warning Saturday not to encourage his supporters to take to the streets.

Some Guantanamo Detainees Resisting Move to Palau

At least some of the 13 detainees accepted for resettlement by the island nation of Palau don't want to go there.